image description

Navigating the Farmers Market: Best Food, Best Deals

Dozens of these farms operate right here in the Berkshire region, so if you want the freshest food, buying from farmers close to your home is a great first step.

image description

Let's Reverse the Rural Physician Shortage

Data show that by 2030, the United States will face a primary care physician shortfall as high as 49,300. Only 25 percent of medical school graduates enter the primary care field; many head straight to higher-paid medical specialties.

image description

CHP Physician Leads Resolution Declaring Health Care 'Basic Human Right'

The resolution reads: "The Massachusetts Medical Society asserts that enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health, in all its dimensions, including health care, is a basic human right. The provision of health care services, as well as optimizing the social determinants of health is an ethical obligation of a civilized society.

image description

Gentlemen, Check Your Engines: Why Men Don't Seek Preventive Care and Why They Should

You should go because prevention, health screening and early detection of red flags can have lifelong impact on you, your family, your finances, your work life and play time. Preventive health care is like putting a roof on your house.

image description

Family Medicine Physician Joins CHP Lee Family Practice

Stoepker has a special interest in LGBTQ health, alternative/complementary medicine approaches, and holistic attention to caring for individuals and families.