By: Lila Hawryluk Sitting in the waiting room, about to meet my new primary care doctor, my palms sweated as I battled fears and reservations. I am a transgendered (trans) woman and, because of this, I’m guarded when I meet new people. My name was called and I was brought into an exam room [...]
By Susan McDonald When I turned 40, it seemed like I had more than a few physical complaints – my right knee was aching more and more, I had a painful lump on the top of my right foot, I’d have a headache by the end of every day, and my stomach was acting up. [...]
Here are some myths around getting the flu shot and why getting vaccinated is the best way to keep you and the people around you healthy.
The world of exercise options is almost limitless. This could be the very problem you’re having now that you’ve committed to exercising regularly - where do you start and what should you try?
Sitting or remaining sedentary for long stretches of time has been linked to markedly increased risks for obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Learn how you can get started toward a less sedentary work day.
Apps promise to help you lose weight, quit smoking and more. But do they all work? Care New England experts weigh in on ways to stay healthy with your mobile device. #Healthy365
Have you ever hoisted your teenager's history book and been surprised at how heavy it is? Know the safety concerns associated with heavy backpacks and recommended weights.
Playing outside is a rite of summer, and the playground, beach, campground and even the backyard beckon to our children. Most of them will accumulate most of their lifetime sun exposure before they turn 18, and it's a parent's duty to make sure they do it safely so they don't bring a higher risk [...]
However you choose to celebrate Father's Day this year, do your dad a favor by passing along these eight tips and resources to keep him healthy all year!
Enter the sunscreen aisle at any store and prepare to be overwhelmed by options. Faced with a wall of sunscreens that each touts its own special ingredients and abilities, how is a person to choose?