The Wellness Corner

Here you’ll discover enjoyable content, supported by Care New England physicians and experts.  Posts highlight the importance of screenings, fitness, diet, and healthy living, along with clarifying myths on common illnesses.

Featured Posts in the Wellness Corner

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Socializing Boosts Quality of Life for Seniors

In addition to the perils of inactivity, studies have shown a strong link between the lack of social interaction and declines in mental and physical well-being in senior citizens. Regular activity and socializing can help prevent this decline.

  • spring-workout

Slow Your Roll When Heading Outside to Exercise

After a brutal winter, your body and spirit are probably longing to head outside for a workout, but if you haven’t been hitting the gym don’t be so quick to hit the pavement.

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The Dirt on Not-So-Super Bugs

Microscopic in size, superbugs are highly resistant to antibiotics and can cause serious infections that carry a higher risk of death, longer hospital stay, delayed recuperation and long-term disability.

Recent Posts in the Wellness Corner

Protect Your Skin

One in five Americans will get skin cancer in their lifetime. Learn how to prevent this from happening to you.

Quick Tips to be Safe This Summer

It’s officially the season for cookouts, camping and beach trips, but did you know emergency room visits spike this time of year? Learn about some quick tips to keep you out of the ER this summer.

Six Tips to Keep Dad Healthy This Father’s Day

However you choose to celebrate Father's Day this year, do your dad a favor by passing along these six tips and resources to keep him healthy all summer!

Socializing Boosts Quality of Life for Seniors

In addition to the perils of inactivity, studies have shown a strong link between the lack of social interaction and declines in mental and physical well-being in senior citizens. Regular activity and socializing can help prevent this decline.

Salute to Moms: In the Passenger Seat on a Long Road to Recovery

“We always hugged her— sometimes that was all we could do.” Candy talks about the struggle and heartache of watching her daughter, now drug free and a mom herself, struggle with a heroin addiction as a young adult.

Throwing ‘til it Hurts

Jacob Roy stood on the pitcher’s mound and heard a little pop after he hurled a ball to his catcher. That, he later found out, was the end of his ulnar collateral ligament (UCL).

ER vs. 911. Visit or Call?

Some people have never been to the Emergency Department (ED) and some go every time something happens to them or their loved ones. The truth is, it can be hard to know what to do in a frightening situation.