4 Steps to Avoid Binge Eating

Binge eating is a frequently overlooked eating disorder in the United States, and, unfortunately, it is also one of the most common. Binge eating disorder, or BED, is characterized by sessions of eating large...

Falling for Fall – Tips to Prevent Fall-Related Injuries at Home

Fall is arriving, which means it’s time to open our hearts to pumpkin spice lattes and pull our favorite sweaters out of the closet. It’s also the perfect time to highlight one of the...

What You Should Know About Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting is probably a trend you’ve overheard coworkers talking up around the office, and naturally you are left to wonder: Is it an effective weight loss method or just another unhealthy fad?

Do You Need Couples Therapy?

Couples therapy can have real benefits and it may be the most constructive way to get your relationship back on track, or even build a stronger relationship before big problems and challenges arise...

Finding the Right Mental Health Professional for Your Needs

There are many reasons you may decide it’s time to see a mental health specialist, but how do you find the right fit? You’ll want to put in the time and effort to find the mental healthcare provider who’s a match for your personality and lifestyle by taking the following essential steps...

Foods that Will Crash Your Diet and Your Mood

You may already know that foods like fatty fish and whole grains can fuel the brain with nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids and fiber, but do you know which foods will have the opposite effect and sour your mood as a result?

Feeling Anxious? Here’s How to Beat the Heat and Summer Anxiety

If you’ve noticed that you tend to be more on-edge when it’s hot outside, it’s not just you. This is a common sensation, because heat leads to stress and agitation. Here’s a look at what you can do to beat the heat and your anxiety as well...

6 Types of Fly Bites You May Get this Summer (And What to Do...

From small, itchy bumps to large, unsightly welts the size of a golf ball - we’ll help you learn to identify what kind of fly might have bitten you and offer tips for relief as well as some help preventing fly bites to begin with this summer...

What’s the deal with Nitrates and Nitrites?

Strike - you're out! From baseball games, to backyard cookouts—here's why you should put down the hot dog (and other cured or processed meats).

Can Seasonal Allergies Be a Predictor of Mental Illness?

Birds are singing and flowers are blooming — however springtime and its associated allergies may have an interesting consequence, according to a new study allergies and mental health may in fact be related.

What are the Advanced Treatments for Dry Eyes?

If you have been extremely diligent with basic dry eye treatments and still can't find relief, read on for the basic explanations on more advanced treatments that are available and may work for you...

How to Choose a Telehealth Partner that Fits Your Business Model, Meets Employee Needs

With so many telehealth vendors to choose from, how do you select the one that’s best for your business and employee benefits package? By considering these seven key factors when vetting a telehealth partner...

The Role of Telehealth in Fighting Opioid Abuse

Nationwide, leaders and organizations are leading the fight against opioid abuse. Their efforts to curtail opioid over-prescription are already showing promise, including using on-going therapy to treat the underlying causes of drug abuse...

Filling the Gap Between EAPs and Behavioral Health Benefits

While EAPs are not designed to serve as a stand-alone option for mental health services, these plans play a role in a company’s overall emphasis on employee wellness in the workplace. If you’re looking to purchase an EAP – or are interested in providing behavioral health services for your staff –consider the following...

These are the Best (and Worst) Foods for Your Mental Wellbeing

Most of the energy you use daily is consumed by brain activity. So it makes sense that what you eat has a profound effect on the way your brain works—in fact, there is a direct connection between your diet and how you feel...

Breaking the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

Although millions of Americans suffer from mental illnesses, there is still a lack of public knowledge about mental health and limited access to resources for those who need help. Fortunately May is Mental Health Month, so it’s the perfect time to break misunderstandings, cure stigma, and focus on wellbeing...

Why You Shouldn’t Fear Talk Therapy

Talk therapy addresses the mental side of mental illness—not just the physical components that medication can help treat—and it is customized to each patient to give them what they need. Here’s a closer look at what you need to know...

What Types of Artificial Tears Should I Use?

Not sure what type of eye drops you need? Dr. Caitlin Morrison discusses which artificial tears may work best for various types of dry eye and can easily be found in local drugstore...

4 Things You Should Know About Prescription Drug Safety

Prescription drugs are a serious business. So no matter what type of medication you’ve been prescribed, you’ll want to make sure that you’re using it safely, which means following these four essential guidelines...

Can Local Honey Help Fight Seasonal Allergies?

If you suffer from seasonal allergies you may try anything to feel better, including a daily dose of local honey to ease symptoms. Sounds yummy, but does it work?