Family Health / Vaccines

National Immunization Month | Back to School Vaccines

Back to School Vaccines It’s that time of year again. The back-to-school season is here, and that may mean that it’s time for your kid to get more vaccinations. You should listen to your doctor’s advice and follow the school’s requirements. However, here are the vaccine guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and […]

Jennifer Nelson
Family Health / Public Health

National Bullying Prevention Month 2019

National Bullying Prevention Month 2019 October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and we thought this what the perfect time to shed some light on bullying. Bullying is a big issue in the United States, it’s impacting children nationwide can be very harmful, but there are steps being put into place to help turn things around. […]

Leah McCabe
Family Health / Online Doctor

Chat With a Doctor Online

PlushCare takes content accuracy seriously so that we can be your trusted source of medical information. Most articles are reviewed by M.D.s, Ph.D.s, NPs, or NDs. Click here to meet the healthcare professionals behind the blog. Chat With a Doctor Online Consulting an online doctor is one of the most effective ways to get yourself […]

Margaret A Spera, NP, APRN
Family Health / Public Health

World Immunization Week: Why Vaccines Still Matter

Protected Together: Why Vaccines Still Matter The theme of this year’s World Immunization Week is "Protected Together, #VaccinesWork". Immunization is a simple way to protect not only you and your family, but the entire world. Indeed, the concept of “world” immunization has never been more relevant than in modern times. With the advent of cheap […]

Jillian Stenzel
Family Health

Four Plants to Keep You Healthy Indoors

Four Plants to Keep You Healthy Indoors Did you know the average American goes through life spending 93% of their time indoors? With so much time indoors it’s important to think about some basic health needs – like clean air – while we’re inside. Healthy oxygen levels allow for better brain function, and also enable […]

Sara Menges
Family Health

Four Health-boosting Benefits of Walking

Stroll Your Way to Better Health: 4 Health-boosting Benefits of Walking Physical inactivity can lead to poor health; however, with daily commutes and so much to do, it can be tough to consistently visit the gym or workout studio. This doesn’t mean you can stop activity altogether! In addition to working the major muscles in […]

Sara Menges
Family Health

Two Tips for New Year’s Goals That Stick

Two Tips for New Year’s Goals That Stick If you want this New Year to be an action-taking transformative year, here are two habit-forming tips for maintaining motivation to stick to your goals. Let’s explore how breaking down your New Year aspirations into sub-goals and adding a dose of fun can keep you on track! […]

Sara Menges
Arhana Chattopadhyay
Family Health

Take a Hike!

This past weekend, a friend and I decided to catch up. Rather than going to brunch or out for drinks, she suggested that we go on a hike. I was more than willing to integrate wellness and health into a social activity. Plus, I was feeling a bit weary from my daily gym workouts and […]

Arhana Chattopadhyay