Over 66 million people (nearly a quarter of the adult and adolescent population) reported binge-drinking in the past month, in a 2015 Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality survey1. Alcoholism is a chronic, progressive disease, genetically predisposed and fatal if untreated. However, people can and do recover. Continue reading
In honor of Financial Literacy Month, we are going to chat & chew about an important financial topic: emergency funds.
The concept of an emergency fund is one of the bedrocks of a solid financial plan. Hopefully it will never need to be tapped, but in order to ensure that any unplanned expenses are covered, it is often advised to keep a cash fund equal to approximately 3-6 months of income. Continue reading
Medication errors cause at least one death every day and injure approximately 1.3 million people annually in the United States.1 Medication Safety Week was created to spread awareness and offer strategies to make sure medications are taken and stored properly. Continue reading
Did you read our blog post National Nutrition Month: Put Your Best Fork Forward earlier this month? It is all about taking small steps toward a healthy diet.
If your eating habits are anything like those of many Americans, you know that eating out has become a trend. Busy schedules can lead to grabbing a quick bite in the drive through, while social engagements can lead to restaurant meals. Yet, it is commonly believed that cooking at home can be healthier—and less expensive! Continue reading
Guest blogger: Karen R.. Compliance, Quality and Clinical Program Specialist
Keeping a child healthy is a top priority for all parents. It begins before birth with the mother’s prenatal care and continues after the baby is born. Encouraging a healthy diet for your child is essential in aiding in your child’s growth and development as well as promoting a good defense against obesity and childhood diseases such as diabetes. Continue reading