Our Blog

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

Body Weight Exercises to do Anywhere

Want to get a lil exercise but don’t have equipment? These body weight exercises work for anyone, anywhere. (But remember to check with your doctor before taking on a new exercise regimen.)

Foods to Eat With Medication

Different medications have different instructions for taking them. Some require an empty stomach; others recommend taking with food for better absorption. (And still others discourage some food combinations, such as grapefruit and cholesterol medication.) But what constitutes “with food”?  According to the New York Times, your stomach is empty about two hours after you eat

Why Allergies Persist in the Fall

Itchy eyes in September? Watery eyes on Halloween? Allergies are only supposed to carry on through the warm months, right? While spring is the season best known for allergy problems, the truth is that allergies can be a problem year-round. This begs the question: Why? We asked around and did a little digging, and discovered

Headaches Explained

For many people, headaches are not much more than a minor inconvenience that they deal with a few times a year. For others, they can be much more frequent and problematic. Whatever your headache situation, you’ve probably often wondered, “Why exactly do these happen?” We have put together an infographic to answer that question, as

How to Properly Store Medicine

When it comes to medicine, proper storage is essential to ensuring medicine efficacy. Taking the right steps when storing your medicines isn’t difficult, but it does require the proper knowledge on best practice. Below we’ll go into detail on some of those best practices, and also talk about what makes proper medicine storage so important.

Fruits and Veggies That are Super Hydrating

Summers in New York offer plenty of fun things to do, but they also bring along some more unsavory things too. To be more specific, New York summers can be extremely hot, with periods of intense humidity, and that can lead to an increase in dehydration. Luckily, summer also is also peak growing season for

Safely Exercising on Hot Days

Exercising frequently has a ton of benefits. According to medicineplus.gov, regular exercise can help you control your weight, reduce the risk of heart disease, help with the management of blood sugar and insulin levels, and improve mental health and mood, among other things. However, getting regular exercise isn’t always so simple, especially when the weather