Why Does Anyone Need An Advance Directive?

Why Does Anyone Need An Advance Directive?

Family can be difficult.  On one hand, these are usually the people you can depend on the most but on the other hand they are also the ones most likely to push your buttons, push your boundaries and act a total fool when they don’t get their way.  Whether or not you...
Intensive Behavioral Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease; How it Works in Primary Care Settings

Intensive Behavioral Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease; How it Works in Primary Care Settings

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Benjamin Franklin   I was only 8 years old when I first became aware of what a heart attack can do. One of my favorite uncles was working one afternoon when he collapsed and was rushed to the hospital.  Within 5 hours...
Healthcare’s Darkest Days in Modern History

Healthcare’s Darkest Days in Modern History

December 21st, will be the shortest and darkest day of the year.  It seems a bit appropo that during these dark days we ponder the effects of the decades long shakeups that have happened in Healthcare.  Since long before the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA),...