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.

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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

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.

Salute to Moms: Preeclampsia – What All Pregnant Women Should Know

Paige had never heard of preeclampsia. Now she still has nightmares from the effects it had on her two pregnancies. Women & Infants has brought the PRESERVE-1 trial to area locations to educate and learn more about the pregnancy complication with no known cure.

Pain Free After Spine Surgery at Kent

Surgical spine care at Kent is an integrated program and involves the collaboration between orthopedic and neurological surgery. A patient-centered, team approach provides high-quality patient care.

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.