Pharmacies Are Part of Your Health Care: Tips For Choosing Wisely

The last 20 years have seen nationwide and regional pharmacy chains consolidating into big-box operations, and other retailers and grocery chains have jumped into the fray. Plus, the number of independent pharmacists operating in Delaware increased to 20 last year, as reported by Delaware Online. All of the operations have grown into more than just […]

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Plan Ahead for Your Health Care Spending in 2019

With 2019 right around the corner, it’s important to plan ahead to make sure you don’t end up spending more than you can afford on your health care. Check your insurance provider network to make sure you are using providers that are covered. Sometimes providers change which insurance companies they work with, so make sure […]

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How to Avoid, Recognize, and Treat Hypothermia

Winter means colder weather. Make sure you can recognize the signs of hypothermia! Then you can avoid it and help if a cold-weather emergency occurs. During the winter, the weather outside can be frightful. If it’s cold enough to send shivers up your spine, pay attention to your body. If you find yourself outside for […]

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Try These 5 Mocktails at Your Next Party

If you’re planning a holiday party, consider serving “mocktails” to add some tasty non-alcoholic beverage options. They pack all of the flavor and fun of their boozier cousins, but they’ll reduce the worry that your guests will be tempted to drive home tipsy.    Sparkling Cranberry Ginger Punch Ingredients: For Ginger Syrup ¾ cup water […]

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What Is Insulin Costing Delawareans?

Delaware spends more health care dollars on diabetes than heart disease or cancer. The cost is about $1.1 billion a year in our state. One in three Delawareans has higher-than-normal blood sugar levels because they can’t efficiently produce and use insulin, according to a story published on Delaware Online. One of the priciest expenses related to […]

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5 Achievable New Year’s Resolutions to Better Your Health

It’s almost time to set your goals for the New Year. Have a fresh start to better, healthier living. Setting goals isn’t hard, but after a few months it can be difficult to keep up with the goals you made in January. Don’t worry — HealthFirst Delaware has achievable New Year’s resolutions you can make […]

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