Kristin came to CDPHP in 2018 and is a communications specialist. She writes and edits content for use in internal and external communications. She has a background in journalism, and most recently worked for a local daily newspaper. Kristin has also been a staff writer for a monthly food and beverage magazine in the Midwest. She loves learning new things and trying new food. She will never turn down a bowl of noodles or falafel. Kristin likes to travel and explore with her husband and two children.
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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. Whether you want to tailgate at an Albany Empire game or reward yourself after a long hike, dining al fresco is one of the season’s great joys.
Mother’s Day is just around the corner—are you ready? If not, don’t panic. There are plenty of ways to celebrate Mom. Brunch is nice and flowers are sweet, but why not shake it up this year? This Mother’s Day, give her an experience she’ll remember. Whether she loves to pamper herself at the spa or would rather lace up her hiking boots and get outside, the Capital Region, Hudson Valley, and North Country offer exactly what Mom wants.
Quitting the gym isn’t normally a good thing – unless you quit the gym to join CDPHP Fitness Connect. For Lauren Bailey, quitting her paid, traditional gym and joining Fitness Connect not only gave her a better workout experience, it also saved her about $1,500 per year.
Depression is one of the most common medical complications women can face during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Untreated depression has been associated with poor pregnancy outcomes, including fetal growth restrictions and preterm birth.
Access to quality health care is essential to the health of a community. When experiencing a health issue, patients want to know that they can see their provider/doctor within an appropriate time frame. CDPHP has established access standards to make sure members can access the health care they need when they need it.
Even if you are healthy and have no family history of breast cancer, it is important that you schedule a mammogram. The American Cancer Society reports that the vast majority of women who are diagnosed with breast cancer had no family history of the disease. That is to say these women were the first in their families to face a breast cancer diagnosis.