August 14, 2020
Preventive Care: What It Is, Why It Matters, and What to Expect
With health and safety front and center these days, you may be on the fence about going to the doctor’s office. But if anything, it’s more important than ever to engage in your own health and wellbeing. Most of us think about medical care when something goes wrong or we’re not feeling well. But what…
January 01, 2020
Cervical Cancer Screenings Save Lives
A simple phone call might have saved Shari’s life. A CDPHP community health specialist called Shari and offered to help her set up an appointment for a cervical cancer screening, commonly known as a Pap test. Shari decided that there was no time like the present and picked a day and time to see her…
December 18, 2019
What If You Could Protect Your Child from Cancer?
There are a lot of conflicting messages out there about the HPV vaccination. It’s time to set the record straight and get the facts about protecting your child from HPV-related cancers.
October 04, 2019
Healthy Bones for Life – What You Need to Know
Your bones – all 206 of them – are living, growing tissues that form a head-to-toe supportive framework for your body. They also protect vital organs, anchor your muscles, and store calcium. Given their important role in your body, it is critical that you understand how to promote and preserve bone health throughout your life.
September 25, 2019
Take Control of Your Health Care Future With Advance Care Planning
You’ve probably made plans for your financial future by having a 401k or a life insurance policy. You’ve taken steps now to make sure you’re prepared for whatever tomorrow might bring. You can prepare for your health care future with advance care planning. What is advance care planning? If you are ever unable to speak…
May 28, 2019
Prime Picnic Areas Near New York State’s Hudson Valley and Capital Region
Summers don’t last long in the Capital Region and the North Country. Don’t waste a moment of sunshine; get outside and go on a picnic. To ensure you have a primo picnic, it’s important to keep some things in mind: What to pack Large blanket (unless your picnic spot has tables) Sunscreen Sunglasses Wet wipes…