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Tips for Eating Healthy During the Holidays

With Thanksgiving and the holidays right around the corner, one thing that is on the minds of many people is the dreaded holiday weight gain. Weight can impact your health in many ways, including the health of your bones and joints. So how do you make it through holiday gatherings filled with tempting sweets and indulgences without packing on extra pounds? NEBH Dietitian Kristen Vicidomino, MS, RD, LDN offers these 6 tips for eating healthy during the holidays.

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Preparing for Orthopedic Surgery with Diabetes

There are many conditions that can make having surgery more complicated. Many patients with complex care issues are directed to New England Baptist Hospital because of our experience in handling these complicated cases. One condition that requires expert care is diabetes. In honor of American Diabetes Month, Dr. Joan Larrabee has the following tips on preparing for surgery if you have diabetes.

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is a fun time of year for children, parents and grandparents. Stay safe as you head out to trick or treat this season with the following tips.

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Avoid Raking Injuries This Fall

October is here, and as the temperatures begin to fall, so do those pesky leaves. Raking is a necessary part of the fall cleanup, and while it is a great way to get some exercise, if not done properly it can lead to various injuries. Dr. John Turchetta, Physiatrist (medical specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation) at NEBH recommends keeping the following tips in mind as you begin your fall lawn cleanup.

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Becoming an Empowered Patient

NEBH encourages all patients to play an active role in their care and recovery. In celebration of Patient Centered Care Awareness Month, we urge patients to educate themselves prior to surgery and communicate their expectations, concerns and hopes to their health care teams. Learn how you can take control of your healthcare and become an empowered patient.

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