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

  • spring-workout

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.

  • superbug

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.

  • support

Socializing Can Help Make or Break the Scale

The changes after bariatric surgery can impact all areas of the person’s life. Support groups can offer guidance and encouragement.

Recent Posts in the Wellness Corner

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.

The Internet of Things (IoT)

The Internet of Things is upon us. Whether it is with smart refrigerators that rat you out for drinking too many soft drinks or a watch that suggests you keep driving past a fast food restaurant, smart appliances and wearable devices are here to stay.

Choosing From the Menu of Exercise Options

The world of exercise options is almost limitless. This could be the very problem you’re having now that you’ve committed to exercising regularly - where do you start and what should you try?

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.

Socializing Can Help Make or Break the Scale

The changes after bariatric surgery can impact all areas of the person’s life. Support groups can offer guidance and encouragement.

Women’s Heart Health – What You Should Know!

Symptoms of heart disease in women can be different from those associated with men. Drs. Heather Hurlburt and Alice Kim discuss the symptoms, risks and prevention of heart disease in women.