Public Health / Urgent Care

Why Urgent Care Is Moving Online

Why Urgent Care Is Moving Online You may not need to go to a doctor’s office the next time you get sick or need a prescription. That’s because many urgent care services are available online. So, why is urgent care moving online?  It’s Convenient In many cases you can be treated online instead of spending […]

Leah McCabe
Diabetes / Public Health

Diabetes Awareness Month 2019

Diabetes Awareness Month November is Diabetes Awareness Month, so there’s no better time than now to talk about diabetes and how it affects millions of people every single day. Whether you have diabetes or know someone who does, read on to learn more about this disease, and ways you can get involved in spreading awareness […]

Skye Kalil
Public Health / U.S. healthcare

What Do The Democratic Front Runners Want To Do About Healthcare?

What Do The Democratic Front Runners Want To Do About Healthcare? Each of the democratic candidates in the 2020 presidential race have called for changes to America’s healthcare system. Some are aiming for incremental change, while others ambitiously seek to reinvent the way the United States does healthcare. Summarized below are the top 5 candidates’ […]

Skye Kalil
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
Hypertension / Public Health

Top Tips for a Healthy Heart

Top Tips for a Healthy Heart With today being World Heart Day, it’s important to take a look at where the stats are when looking at conditions like high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease happens to be the leading cause of death in the United States. What’s even more shocking is that according […]

Leah McCabe
PrEP / Public Health

PlushCare Partners with the California Department of Public Health, Providing Free Access to PrEP Statewide

SAN FRANCISCO, June 11th, 2019 – Today, PlushCare, the digital primary care platform that allows anyone to get care from  a world-class doctor on their smartphone or computer, announced that they have partnered with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to make PrEP medication more accessible than ever before. This partnership will allow anyone […]

Ryan McQuaid
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
Public Health

How to Relieve Stress: Tips Backed by Science

How to Relieve Stress: Tips Backed by Science In today’s fast paced digital world, the prominence of stress has become commonplace. We experience stress in almost every aspect of our day to day lives, from running late in the morning, to a tough meeting at work or an important test. When issues like stress become […]

Shannon Chapman
Public Health

Switch to a Standing Desk and Reap the Health Benefits

Switch to a Standing Desk and Reap the Health Benefits Summer is winding down and you might find yourself back working at your desk a bit more these days. Keep the benefits that came with an active summer by trying out a standing desk, or other alternatives, that keep you moving even while at work. […]

Sara Menges
Public Health / Summer

How to Stay Healthy on Your Vacation this Summer

How to Stay Healthy on Your Vacation this Summer Ever find yourself on vacation spending more time in your hotel room more than at the beach because you weren’t feeling well? Maximize your time traveling this summer with these tips that will let you act fast when ill health pops up on vacation: Brush Up […]

Sara Menges
Public Health

Five Tips for Excellent Sleep

Five Tips for Excellent Sleep Sometimes we have so much to do, sleep gets a back-seat and caffeine takes its place. But are we more productive on less sleep? According to a study on workplace productivity, poor sleep led to worse productivity, performance, and safety outcomes. Sleep also prevents burnout and helps boost memory and […]

Sara Menges
Public Health

Simple Yoga Techniques for Digestive Health

Simple Yoga Techniques for Digestive Health We know walking can aid digestion but how often is it raining outside, too hot, or there just isn’t enough time to fit in a stroll? Keep your digestive system doing its thing with a few basic daily yoga techniques, including a couple that can be done from your […]

Sara Menges
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