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5 Ways to Seamlessly Add Vegetables to Your Fourth of July

4th of July is coming! Getting together with friends or family and firing up the grill is a staple of festivities, but usually, the food options are meat-heavy. Hot dogs and hamburgers are great, but why not spice things up a bit and throw some veggies into the mix? Check out the infographic below for

Mid-Year Health News Roundup

We’re almost halfway through the year, so we thought now would be a good time to review some of the biggest health news so far in 2021! Read on to see what has been going on in the world of health and medicine so far this year.   Vaccines help provide a COVID-19 turnaround  On January

Are You Spending Too Much Time Online?

Everyone has probably been spending more time online than they would like, especially in the last 18 months. Spending a ton of time online can start to take both a physical and psychological toll. But how much is too much?  Take the quiz below to find out if you might need to make some adjustments

Myths About Hydration: What to Drink when You Hate Water

According to The Mayo Clinic, men on average should drink 15.5 cups of water every day, and women should drink around 11.5 cups. But how can you reach this number if you don’t like drinking water in the first place? In this infographic, we’ll give you some alternatives for staying hydrated without having to guzzle

COVID-19 Updates: What You Need to Know Today

Vaccination efforts in New York State are well underway! With vaccinations opening up to everyone 16 and older last month, every adult in New York State is now eligible for vaccination. Here’s what else you need to know about COVID news this month. New Yorkers and Americans are steadily getting vaccinated.  As of April 27,

Spring Vegetables Too Delicious to Miss

Spring is here, and it’s the season of tasty fresh vegetables in New York! Check out some that are too delicious (and nutritious) to miss.

Why Prescriber Prevails

This year, a protective provision in the New York State Medicaid managed care and Medicaid fee-for-service program is at risk. This provision, known as Prescriber Prevails, protects New York’s most vulnerable patients — low-income patients, patients of color, patients with chronic conditions — and ensures they have access to the medicine their doctor or other

Alzheimer’s vs. Dementia: Explained

We often hear “Alzheimer’s” and dementia being used interchangeably. And for the most part, there’s good reason for that. Essentially, dementia is the set of symptoms caused by Alzheimer’s disease, so it’s not exactly inaccurate to say someone with Alzheimer’s also has dementia. But phew it seems confusing — and there are a couple of

It’s National Take Back Day!

What is National Take Back Day?  National Take Back Day is a part of the DEA initiative to limit the misuse and abuse of prescription drugs by safely and anonymously collecting unused or expired prescription medications at approved collection sites. It usually occurs twice annually nationwide, once in the spring and once in the fall.

3 Meditations To Try To Get You Hooked

Everyone’s talking about meditation these days. The benefits have been well established: According to the National Institutes of Health, studies have shown meditation can relieve various conditions, and, the site says, “there’s evidence that it may reduce blood pressure in addition to symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and flare-ups in people who have had ulcerative