Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine: What is it and how are they related?

By Walter E. Donat, MD, Interim Chief of Care New England Pulmonary Care A pulmonologist or pulmonary disease specialist is a physician who has vast experience treating people with a wide range of diseases and conditions affecting the lungs and breathing. Some conditions may be mild to severe, easily treated, or complex and unusual. These [...]

2019-09-25T19:40:11+00:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Mind|

Mental Health Awareness Month: Depression in Women

Did you know that one in five people will be affected by mental illness in their lifetime? Like physical health, good mental health is essential to every individual’s well-being. This May, during National Mental Health Awareness Month, we are taking the opportunity to focus on depression in women, as it is one of the most common mental health issues women face.

2020-01-23T16:34:54+00:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Mind|Tags: , , |

How to Detect Early Signs of Autism

Did you know early behavioral symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can appear in children as young as 12 to 18 months of age? According to the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), early diagnosis of and interventions for autism are more likely to have major long-term positive effects on symptoms and later skills.

2019-04-18T20:04:30+00:00April 11th, 2019|Categories: Family, Mind|Tags: , , , |

Alcohol Awareness, Spotting the Warning Signs of a Problem

It’s been reported that nearly 90,000 people die every year from alcohol-related deaths. This month, we take the opportunity to raise public awareness about the use of alcohol and how it may be affecting individuals, families, businesses, and communities.