With much of the world able to allow freer movement and open businesses, you may feel like you’re starting to get your life back to normal. A return to a normal lifestyle may include your favorite things like indoor dining and the kids returning to in-person schooling. But it also means the return of flu season.
Medical emergencies always generate a feeling of stress and fear of what might happen. While that is completely normal, whether it be sickness or injury, it’s very important to be prepared to seek the appropriate medical attention.
One of the trickle-down effects of the pandemic that providers have experienced is sicker patients due to deferred testing. One test that understandably went by the wayside is the colonoscopy.
Imagine having a care team that is available to help with your physical, emotional, and spiritual health needs, and is ready to provide high-quality care when you need it the most. For Equality Health members, this type of interdisciplinary care team is a reality.
Right about now, most kids are paying little to no attention to anything having to do with going back to school. While the reality of school may lurk vaguely in the back of their minds, kids usually have definite feelings about going back into the classroom.
Equality Health aims to create a world in which everyone has equal access to quality healthcare. Through the Cultural Care Model, a whole-person healthcare delivery system, Equality Health is dedicated to making value-based care more accessible.
When it comes to risk-taking — doing something that can be harmful or dangerous — men clearly outdo women. That risky behavior has put men way behind women when it comes to their health.
Most people don’t look forward to getting vaccinated. Maybe for the promise of protection, yes; but not for the ouch of the shot and possible reactions. For some of you, the hesitancy might go beyond skin deep. Memories, history and stories may make you shy away from any kind of vaccination.
Behavioral health is emotional health. Symptoms may show up differently for everyone, but it’s important to recognize the symptoms and get help if needed.
Dr. Edmond Baker, Medical Director, Equality Health, talks about immunity with the COVID-19 vaccine.