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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Embrace Your Inner Scrooge

Bah-humbug you say? Don’t feel shamed into acting festive when you’re just not feeling it. Instead of masking your distaste or disinterest with tinsel and ropes of shiny artificial greenery, embrace your Inner Scrooge this year. Experts say you’ll feel better for it.

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Summertime Foods and Bacteria

Picnics and barbecues, beach eating, and clam boils can spell disaster for your GI tract if you're not careful when preparing and serving foods.

Recent Posts in the Wellness Corner

Hectic Holidays: 10 Helpful Survival Tips

Hectic holidays make you want to hibernate until January 2nd? They don't have to with these ten tips!

Embrace Your Inner Scrooge

Bah-humbug you say? Don’t feel shamed into acting festive when you’re just not feeling it. Instead of masking your distaste or disinterest with tinsel and ropes of shiny artificial greenery, embrace your Inner Scrooge this year. Experts say you’ll feel better for it.

Antibiotics vs. Flu

If you elect to not be immunized for the flu and you contract the virus, you can just take antibiotics to combat the symptoms, right? Wrong. Here we explain why antibiotics are not the cure-all.

The Mixed Messages About Food, Diets, and Weight to My Kids

"As a mom of two amazing girls, my mission is clear. Model the behavior I want to see in them. I never speak negatively of my body. What they witness is a mom who will mow the lawn, get dirty in the garden and get dressed up for special occasions. I want them to see being strong is important." Jocelyn Sherman, RD, LDN, is the Clinical Nutrition Manager at Butler Hospital.

It’s Lyme Time! Don’t be the Victim of a Tick Bite

While the popular saying is “don’t let the bed bugs bite,” you should also take measures to avoid a bite from another nasty critter - ticks.

My Story: From Busy to Balanced

Busy was her middle name, until she made an effort to get unbusy. Find out how.

Finding the Balance of Social Media and Staying Social

“Everything in moderation” is an old adage used to describe achieving a balance in behaviors from dieting to spending. It’s also true for social media consumption.