Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

When you buy/adopt a pet, it’s like adding a new member to your family. Over 71 million American households (62%) have a pet in it. We all love coming home to our dog’s wagging tail and cuddling up with our cat at night, but what you may not know is just how much...

7 Medication Management Tips

You take two red pills in the morning for this condition; one blue pill, twice a day for another, one white pill at night before bed and three brown capsules scattered throughout the day. However, you cannot take the blue and the brown at the same time, you have to...

Sleep Deprivation and its Effect on Your Health

If you have trouble falling to sleep or finding time for sleep, you are not alone. Although seven to nine hours of sleep a night is recommended by health experts everywhere, a 2012 Survey found that almost one-third (29%) of adults in the United States sleep for less...

Adopting a Patient-Centered Approach

Healthcare has been one-sided for years; clinicians have been given all or most of the power when it comes to decision-making. However, in a world driven by consumerism, people in search of care are no longer viewed as patients, but as customers. Nowadays, we are...

Journey to Addressing the Social Determinants of Health

Health is influenced by many different factors. Genetics and family history play a large role in one’s overall well-being, but environmental factors such as where someone lives, learns, works, and plays, also affect a wide range of outcomes.  These conditions are...