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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3 Ways Your Phone Can Make You Healthier

Technology has blended into all aspects of our lives, including health. Apps now promise to help you lose weight, quit smoking and/or improve your general wellbeing. But do they all work? Care New England experts weigh in on ways to use your phone or tablet to stay on track and improve your overall health and wellness.

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Embrace Your Inner Scrooge

Bah-humbug you say? Don’t feel shamed into acting festive when you’re not feeling it. Instead of decorating your feelings with tinsel and lights, learn how being true to yourself can actually help you feel good!

Recent Posts in the Wellness Corner

“No Regrets” Holiday Parties

Whether it be a nasty hangover or the sting of “what did I say/do last night,” no one wants to be the left with holiday party overindulgence regret. Yet, the holidays are prime for increased alcohol consumption for many reasons. Holiday parties and alcohol go hand-in-hand, but there are ways to curb alcohol use in these settings.

3 Ways Your Phone Can Make You Healthier

Technology has blended into all aspects of our lives, including health. Apps now promise to help you lose weight, quit smoking and/or improve your general wellbeing. But do they all work? Care New England experts weigh in on ways to use your phone or tablet to stay on track and improve your overall health and wellness.

5 Health Tracking Devices – Infographic

Check out these new wearable devices than can be the perfect motivator for keeping active, and maybe get a few gift ideas while you're at it.

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.

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 not feeling it. Instead of decorating your feelings with tinsel and lights, learn how being true to yourself can actually help you feel good!

Baby, it’s cold outside: Weather does not cause the flu.

Many are confused and misinformed regarding the spread of the flu or how one can contract the virus. Can cold weather and drafty spaces contribute to the contraction of the flu?