From Our Care Team

Celebrating a World of Flavors

March is National Nutrition Month! This year’s theme is “Celebrate a World of Flavors”, and the health guides at Firefly can help you create healthy habits that celebrate your heritage and introduce you to new foods and flavors!

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Blood Pressure Treatment for African Americans

Studies find that African Americans have a higher risk of hypertension due to discrimination, increased aggravations in treatment, and differences in follow-up intervals. Read on for more details on this disparities and how the Firefly care model aims to fix this issue.

Fueling Your New Fitness Routine

To bring your best and make your hard sweat count for as much as possible, nutrition is a performance key. Here are some ideas for foods to keep your body fueled and energized, before, during, and after your workouts; along with tips for staying on track for the long-term. 

6 Tips for Healthy Skin This Winter

Between the harsh weather and the dry indoor air, winter is a recipe for dry skin and other issues. Read on for six tips to help you keep your skin moisturized and healthy all winter long!

How Behavioral Health Specialists Are Integral to Primary Care

The mind and body are often viewed as separate entities, but in reality, mental and physical health are actually closely correlated and can impact each other — positively and negatively.

Easy & Healthy Holiday Recipes

Enjoying food together is one of the great joys of life, but as we embark on this month of festivities, a great way to make your holidays a little lighter is to put a healthy spin on some of your favorite dishes.

Why are men losing the health battle?

On average, men die five years earlier than women. Structural racism, unsafe work environments, and access to health care also are substantial contributors to the poorer health of men. Though many of these forces are ingrained in our society, there are powerful things that men can do for their health to avoid being one of these statistics.

Tips for Managing Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is one of the most common reasons people visit healthcare providers. Whether you tweaked your back on the job, shooting hoops with your kids, or carrying yet another load of laundry up the stairs, we can all agree that lower back pain is… well… a pain!