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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

  • Heart Attack

Winter Precautions for Heart Health

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.
  • Weight Loss Surgery

Weight Loss Surgery, One Woman’s Quest

"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.
  • Winter Blues (SAD)

Brighten Up The “Winter Blues”

If you start to feel a little blue as the winter progresses, you are not alone. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) occurs in about 3% of people and more often in women.

Recent Posts

I got the shot and still got sick. Now what?

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.
January 26th, 2016|

Winter Precautions for Heart Health

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.
January 26th, 2016|

Post-Bariatric Surgery and Going Home, One Woman’s Journey

Follow Susan on her journey through her recovery after weight loss surgery and beginning to reform her relationship with food.
January 25th, 2016|

Weight Loss Surgery, Pre-Surgery Diet

"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.
December 28th, 2015|

Take a ‘Stand’ Against your Sedentary Working Style

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.
December 28th, 2015|

Weight Loss Surgery Preparations

"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.
December 28th, 2015|

Weight Loss Surgery, One Woman’s Quest

"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.
December 24th, 2015|
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