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10 Deficiencies that cause Depression

A poor diet can impact a person’s mental health just as badly as it can harm the physical health. Following proper dietary practices can help you to get the right nutrition into your body, thus keeping your body and mind functioning at optimal levels. Here are ten nutrition deficiencies that can cause depression.

10 Things You Should Know About PSA Tests

PSA stands for prostate specific antigen, which is a protein produced by the prostate gland. The level of PSA in the blood stream can help identify any chances of prostate cancer early on, thus allowing you to adopt preventive measures in time. Here are 10 things you should know about PSA tests.

Tired after eating? Here’s Why

Many people tend to feel tired and sleepy after a particularly large meal. This can interfere with your daily activities and might even prompt you to take a nap to cope with the lethargy. Keep reading to know why you feel tired after eating, and how you can counter this.

5 Tips on Increasing Energy Without Caffeine

If you are like most people, then you will reach for your next cup of Joe the moment you begin to fall into a mid-day lethargic slump. The quick energy booster, caffeine, is an effective pick me up indeed, however, this has resulted in more adults becoming dependent on coffee, resulting in upping the amount of coffee they consume on a daily basis. Here are five chemical free energy boosters that are easy to adopt into your daily routine and can help you cut down on your daily coffee intake.

Oerlikon-Fairfield Wellness Extravaganza

Wellness For Life Oerlikon Fairfield hosted a wellness extravaganza today and it was a blast! Over 300 (162 active employees, retirees, family) visited our thirty-six health & wellness vendors! While speaking with several Oerlikon employees they stated the atmosphere...

On-Site Hepatitis B Vaccination

This week, 2 members of our Porter Trust team, Rebecca Shellito, RN and Jenna Velasco, RN, worked an on-site Hepatitis B Vaccination clinic. They were set up to administer the series of 3 vaccinations. Yesterday was the 2nd round of vaccinations. The teaching staff...

Introducing the Fully Integrated Virtual Care Platform

Over the past few months, our team has been working closely with technology partners to establish our first ever full service Virtual Clinic! The Virtual Clinic will provide members of Porter Trust access to full primary care services via our virtual care system. The center is staffed with a full time RN in order to provide care and assist with connecting individuals to other care providers. Patients will receive all of the benefits of a fully staffed wellness center which includes lab draws, medication dispensing and primary care visits. The Virtual Clinic is capable of providing 90% of the services that our current clinics provide.