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.
The Wellness Corner
So you followed everyone's advice and got the flu shot, but you still got the flu. Does that mean the vaccination is ineffective? Our experts explain this discrepancy.
Just as you put on a scarf, gloves and warm coat to protect your body, you can follow a few easy steps to protect your heart in this cold weather.
Follow Susan on her journey through her recovery after weight loss surgery and beginning to reform her relationship with food.
"It was the first Saturday of the pre-op diet that I realized my life with food was really going to change entirely. Beyond restricting certain foods from my diet, I am changing the way I socialize and the way I allow eating and food to creep into my life in various ways." - Read more about Susan's journey.
Sitting or remaining sedentary for long stretches of time has been linked to markedly increased risks for obesity, diabetes and other metabolic disorders, heart disease and premature death. Learn how you can get started toward a less sedentary work day.
"I never made the connection from my love for eating to food addict. I started to realize that processed or refined sugars in cake, candy and so many other foods I enjoy had me hooked. Even when I thought I was eating healthier, foods like nutrition bars, flavored yogurt and fruit juices were feeding my addiction." - Read more about Susan as Care New England follows her through her journey.
"I cannot put my finger on the moment that I decided I needed to have bariatric surgery. It may have been one of those instances where I realized just how heavy I am." Read more about Susan as Care New England follows her through her journey.