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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

Easy Ways to Get More Exercise

Regular physical activity has tons of benefits, from lowering the risk of many diseases and conditions to mental health benefits. So how can you get more exercise easily? Check out our infographic below to find out! (And please remember to check with a health care professional before starting any workout regimen.)

Being Pregnant With a Chronic Disease

What You Need to Know About Being Pregnant with a Chronic Illness If you’re here because you’re nervous about being pregnant while also living with a chronic illness, we’re here to tell you: Don’t worry. With proper care and caution, most pregnant people go on to have healthy, happy babies.  While pregnancy can trigger chronic

Dry Mouth Explained

Most of us have experienced dry mouth, whether in the morning when we just wake up, after a cocktail or a cup of coffee, a lack of hydration, or any number of other reasons. Dry mouth is pretty common, but there are a number of causes. (And a number of treatments!) But, as with all