Archive for June, 2014

  • “Ding! Ding! Ding!” … It’s Check-up Time!

    Guess what, folks? It’s time for a reminder regarding your annual doctor’s visit and to get the healthcare system working for Dr. You. This begins by placing yourself in the center of the process of “patient-centric” care.  Let’s start off by taking a look at Dr. You’s “Top Five Reasons For Going To a Yearly Check-Up”:   DR. YOU’S TOP […]
  • CDC Announces the Smoking Rate Among High School Students Dropped to 15.7% in 2013 … A Record Low!

    The CDC recently announced that the smoking rate among high school students dropped to 15.7 percent in 2013, down from 18.1 percent in 2011 – for a 57 percent decline since peaking at 36.4 percent in 1997 … this is encouraging progress; however, we have much more work yet to do!   According to the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, there […]
  • America’s Health Rankings 2014 Senior Report Released

    The United Health Foundation recently released its America’s Health Rankings 2014 Senior Report.  I’d like to share a great article with you written by Elizabeth O’Brien, a reporter for The Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch titled “The Healthiest States for Retirees”. The top five healthiest states are: Minnesota Hawaii New Hamshire Vermont Massachusetts The five least healthiest states are: Arkansas Oklahoma […]