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Listen Up Men! June is For You!

Listen Up Men! June is For You! By: Mackenzie Gerl June is Men’s Health Month! I’m sure you’ve seen it at least once on social media over the past 30 days. But what does it mean? Is men’s health any more important than all humans’…

End the Stigma, Mental Health IS Important!

End the Stigma, Mental Health IS Important! By: Vikil Girdhar, MD April showers bring May flowers, and May brings Mental Health Month. So, what exactly is mental health and why is it important? Does mental health influence a person’s physical…

April is National Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month By: Monique C. Harris, MSW, LSW April. A time for spring, a time for new growth. The start of a new season, and National Minority Health Month, which is a time to learn more about the health status…

The Other Side of the Pharmacy Counter: We Do More Than Fill Your Pills

The Other Side of the Pharmacy Counter: We Do More Than Fill Your Pills By: Ken Furdich, Pharmacy Resident Almost all of us have been to a pharmacy before to pick up a prescription. Whether it’s a prescription for ourselves, a family member…

Your Mouth Says a Lot More About You Than You Think

Your Mouth Says a Lot More About You Than You Think By: Mackenzie Gerl February is Children’s Dental Health month and is dedicated to educating children and parents, as well as raising awareness, about the importance of proper oral health…

How Social Determinants Impact Access to Health Care and Patient Outcomes

How Social Determinants Impact Access to Health Care and Patient Outcomes By: Dr. LaTrice Snodgrass, DHA, MSM-HCM We’ve all seen it. It’s often an uncomfortable situation. What do we typically do about it? We avoid it. Maybe if we don’t…