Category: direct primary care

The Season of Gratitude

Thanksgiving is coming, and it’s supposed to be a day focused on gratitude.  However, your first thoughts may have instead filled you with anxiety and overwhelm.  The planning, the cleaning, the cooking, the in-laws, the travel, the overeating.  Our brains are wired for negative…

Do I Need an Antibiotic?

  It’s cold and flu season, and both are caused by viruses.  Viruses cause the majority of illnesses, most of which make us feel absolutely miserable from head to toe, often with fever, body aches, weakness and fatigue.  Some of them cause vomiting and…

Busy

  It’s Back-to-School time, the season of busy.  Following the summer vacations, relaxation, and time home with family, we catapult ourselves into after-school activities, athletic practices and games, school projects, PTA, scouting, etc.  We wear our busy like a badge of honor.  When acquaintances…

Regular vs. Diet Soda

Whether you’re at the beach, on a boat, or at a BBQ, summertime is all about sipping on sodas.  It can be hard to resist a cold, sweet, bubbly beverage on a hot day.  You’re probably already aware that soda contains a ton of…

Health Insurance is not actually Insurance

Honestly, I have never been a big fan of insurance.  I am not much of a gambler, and paying for insurance feels like betting on my own misfortune.  I have never purchased insurance for a cell phone or appliance.  I would rather save the…