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January 28, 2021

Rising Addiction During COVID-19: The Signs to Look For

Data strongly suggests that the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic – which have included great emotional and financial stress for many – has led to an increase in substance use and, along with that, an increase in relapsing as well as new addiction... continue »
December 23, 2020

Dealing with Depression During COVID’s “Dark Winter”

Living with the stresses and isolation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the toll on mental health continues to mount. The arrival of a vaccine brings a glimmer of hope that the worst will be behind us soon – but not before the long, dark winter mon... continue »
December 14, 2020

Supporting Your Child’s Mental Health Through COVID-19

The disruptions to everyday life caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have put a significant strain on mental health for everyone, including children. The impacts of social distancing, missing out on favorite activities or milestone events, adjustments to... continue »
December 7, 2020

COVID-19 Is Increasing Mental Health Disorders and Addiction – Here’s What You Need to Know

The direct physical illness caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is, of course, an extreme threat to public health. But the impact on everyday life that the pandemic is having is also causing a secondary crisis – a significant increase in me... continue »
October 23, 2020

Lung Cancer Screening Could Save Your Life: What You Need to Know

Lung cancer is the second most common type of cancer in the U.S. It is also the leading cause of cancer deaths, even among non-smokers. Each year, more people die of lung cancer than of breast, prostate and colon cancers combined.... continue »
August 20, 2020

Flu VS. COVID-19: What You Need to Know

With the current coronavirus pandemic and the annual flu season approaching, it’s important to be aware of what symptoms to look for that indicate you may have either flu or COVID-19, how the symptoms of the two viruses overlap and differ, and most... continue »
June 17, 2020

Colon Cancer Screening Could Save Your Life – And It Doesn’t Always Mean a Colonoscopy

By Gennady Gelman, M.D., Family Medicine, Harrington Physician Services Colorectal cancer (also called colon cancer) is the third most common cancer in the United States. In 2016 alone, 52,286 people died from colon cancer in America. according to th... continue »
April 10, 2020

Manage Your Stress Levels During COVID-19

COVID-19 brings a world of changes — it’s a reality most of us wouldn’t have predicted, and yet it’s our new reality in 2020. Social distancing, lockdown, toilet paper shortage, schools and restaurants closed. Kids learning from home whil... continue »
February 27, 2020

How to Treat a Diabetic Foot Ulcer – A Condition Related to 85% of Diabetes-Related Amputations

According to the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), about 15% of patients with diabetes will suffer from a diabetic foot ulcer. Of those, approximately 14 – 24% will require an amputation (accounting for 85% of all diabetes-related ampu... continue »
December 30, 2019

The Top 9 Health Concerns Facing Americans

According to a comprehensive set of data released last year by the Blue Cross Blue Shield, there’s a wide range of health conditions that are negatively impacting the quality of life for adults al lacrosse the United States. Of those conditions, th... continue »