October 02, 2018
The Doctor Will See You Now
I consider my family to be pretty lucky in the health department. Yes, when my daughter first started daycare we certainly battled our share of colds and stomach bugs, but nothing I’d necessarily bring her to the doctor for. However, when we did need to go to the doctor for a sick visit, guess what…
September 19, 2018
Climbing His Way to Fitness
Jeff Gallo of Latham, NY, likes to take an out-of-the-box approach to fitness. Sure, he could have easily joined a gym, but a few years ago he landed on something that worked well for him – indoor rock climbing, an activity that can help individuals burn a whopping 500 to 900 calories per hour.
September 05, 2018
Getting Back on that Bike
How many times in your life have you been told to just get back up and try again? For some people, it’s a no-brainer – you pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and try, try again. But for others, it can be challenging – whatever happened can be tied to a bad memory, an injury,…
June 25, 2018
Coping with the Unexpected: Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn
“Is he your first?” The nurses drawing my newborn son’s blood would often ask me this question, probably to distract me from the pain-filled cries that were tearing me up inside. No, Griffin is not my first child, but he is the first to have complex health issues at birth.
September 14, 2017
Finding the “Extra” Benefits in Your Health Care Plan
For lots of us, we tend to only think about our health insurance plan when we visit a doctor or hospital, fill a prescription, or during the annual enrollment period. Did you know that you can take advantage of your CDPHP® benefits in a variety of other ways every day – and not just when…
July 27, 2017
CDPHP Cycle!: A Healthier Mode of Transportation
Ever get sick of your daily routine? You wake up, grab a cup of coffee, and then probably sit in traffic trying to get to work. Repeat this five days a week for 50 or so weeks a year, and you’ve got the recipe for a truly boring – and unhealthy! – schedule.