How to Live Easier with Food Allergies

[avatar user=”dponieman” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”https://somoscc.wpengine.com/who-we-are/diego-a-ponieman”]by Diego Ponieman M.D., M.P.H.[/avatar] Food allergies are ever present in our world today. In fact, Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) reports that over 32 million Americans have food allergies, as well as one in thirteen children. Unfortunately, the number of people with food allergies
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Why Physical Education and Activity is So Important

[avatar user=”doller” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”https://somoscc.wpengine.com/who-we-are/denisse-oller”]by Denisse Oller[/avatar] As summer approaches, it is the perfect time to learn about the value of physical education and activity. Along with a healthy diet, an active routine is vital to a long and healthy lifestyle. It is important to instill the value of physical
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Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

[avatar user=”dponieman” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”https://somoscc.wpengine.com/who-we-are/diego-a-ponieman”]by Diego Ponieman M.D., M.P.H.[/avatar] As mental health begins to get the type of attention and de-stigmatization it needs and deserves, there is a key piece that is often ignored: minority mental health. Since 2008, July has been designated as Minority Mental Health Awareness Month as
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It’s Officially Summertime – Here are the Best Foods to Eat this Season

[avatar user=”doller” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”https://somoscc.wpengine.com/who-we-are/denisse-oller”]by Denisse Oller[/avatar] As the seasons change and summer is upon us, staying healthy is as important as ever. Staying active, drinking water, and getting enough rest are all part of a happy lifestyle – and smart food choices are another key element that we can’t
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Avoiding the Gloom

[avatar user=”dponieman” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”https://somoscc.wpengine.com/who-we-are/diego-a-ponieman”]by Diego Ponieman M.D., M.P.H.[/avatar] Mental health is one of the most talked about facets of health in today’s world. As mental health issues continue to rise, we aim to provide different ways that you can help tackle one of the most prevalent forms of mental
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Lower Your Intake of Fried or Greasy Foods

[avatar user=”doller” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”https://somoscc.wpengine.com/who-we-are/denisse-oller”]by Denisse Oller[/avatar] It is virtually impossible to go anywhere in the United States without running into a fast food joint, usually filled with a menu of fried or greasy food items. That’s why it is so important to be knowledgeable about the effects that these
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Dear Men – This June, Pay Attention to Your Health

[avatar user=”doller” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”https://somoscc.wpengine.com/who-we-are/denisse-oller”]by Denisse Oller[/avatar] Last week we talked about National Safety Month, but June also marks Men’s Health Month, which is designed to address easily preventable health problems as well as encourage early detection for the treatment of diseases. This month take time to learn about ways
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Protect Your Skin This Summer

[avatar user=”dponieman” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”https://somoscc.wpengine.com/who-we-are/diego-a-ponieman”]by Diego Ponieman M.D., M.P.H.[/avatar] The sun is shining and the streets are getting warmer, which everyone knows means summer is just around the corner! Summer is a time for fun outdoor activities, spent basking in the sun. But did you know, you should protect your
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Mother’s Day Might Have Passed But Don’t Forget National Women’s Health Week

[avatar user=”doller” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”https://somoscc.wpengine.com/who-we-are/denisse-oller”]by Denisse Oller[/avatar] Every May, we celebrate Mother’s Day to take a moment to appreciate the mother figure in our lives; to give thanks to the women who bore us, raised us and supported us. So, it is only fitting that Mother’s Day is at the
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Check Internally this Mental Health Awareness Month

[avatar user=”dponieman” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”https://somoscc.wpengine.com/who-we-are/diego-a-ponieman”]by Diego Ponieman M.D., M.P.H.[/avatar] Each May, we celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month to help those living with mental or behavioral health issues, and to reduce the stigma of mental disorders that so many of us, our friends and family experience every day. Mental health is
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