Christmas Toy Drives Go Virtual

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way hospitals traditionally bring about holiday cheer for patients and their families. With the safety and health of patients top of mind, as well as that of donors and the local community, charity events, donation processes and toy drives have gone virtual. This is …

Wellness App Designed to Boost Veterans’ Health

Studies have shown that military members and veterans experience high rates of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury and depression when returning from active duty. When these psychiatric conditions are left untreated, increased rates of substance abuse and suicide are likely. To raise awareness surrounding the issues veterans face, …

Data Suggests COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate 90% Effective

According to a recent press release, Pfizer, Inc., in partnership with BioNtech, have announced that early data from their COVID-19 vaccine trial has demonstrated high effectiveness. The Phase 3 vaccine candidate’s early results found the immunization to be 90% effective in preventing COVID-19 in participants without prior evidence of the …

Navigating the Holidays Safely This Year

The holiday season is a special time to come together with friends and family to reconnect and celebrate. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented risks to partaking in traditional social gatherings and remains a top concern across the nation. With that said, it is essential to consider and prioritize your health …

Digital Programs are Revolutionizing Diabetes Care

The COVID-19 pandemic has made traditional doctor visits less accessible for patients, forcing them to seek out telemedicine and other digital solutions to receive necessary care. According to a recent JAMA study, there have been substantial decreases in primary care delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic, despite the rapid spike in …

How to Prevent Burnout in the Workplace

Burnout is a state of emotional, physical, and mental fatigue caused by excessive prolonged stress. If you find yourself facing or approaching burnout, now is the time to stop, breathe, and switch direction. To do so, we’ve included tips to help you proactively identify this state and overcome it to …

Check Your Hand Sanitizer

As recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, washing your hands with soap and water is essential to fight off COVID-19 and maintain personal hygiene. If you are unable to access water and soap, hand sanitizer is an appropriate alternative to help you avoid spreading germs and getting …