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...
How To Integrate Depression Screening and Treatment In A Primary Care Environment

How To Integrate Depression Screening and Treatment In A Primary Care Environment

“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”  Constitution of the World Health Organization For most, the holidays brings joy and happiness but unfortunately, that is not the case for...