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Food _Blog

Food Choices and Arthritis

While there is no food or diet that will cure arthritis, there are certain foods you should focus on consuming and others it would be best to avoid. NEBH registered dietitian Meredith Louko, RDN advises that as a general rule, those with arthritis should maintain a well-balanced diet. Overall good nutrition can bolster the immune system and deliver antioxidants which can help reduce inflammation.

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Swimming _Health _Blog

Three Health Benefits of Swimming

If you find yourself at a swimming pool, beach or lake this summer, take advantage and go for a swim. Swimming not only offers a method to cool off in warm weather, but it is also a great activity that can be done year round providing several health benefits. Susan Judge Burns, Nurse Practitioner at NEBH, outlines a few of the benefits.

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Vacation _Blog

Staying Healthy and Active while on Vacation

The summer months are a popular time to go on vacation, and many of us may find ourselves on a road trip and or sightseeing. While vacations can be relaxing, it is still important to stay active as a benefit to your overall health and wellness. NEBH physiatrist Sharon Bassi, MD, offers tips on how to stay active and healthy while on vacation.


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Osteo _web

Tips for Strong and Healthy Bones

Osteoporosis is a disease of progressive bone loss, and can lead to an increased risk in fractures, most commonly compression fractures of the spine. In honor of Osteoporosis Awareness Month, Dr. Monica Piecyk, rheumatologist at NEBH, offers the following advice on keeping your bones strong and healthy.

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Baseball _Blog

Health Tips for Red Sox Fans

After a long and grueling winter, one sure sign of spring is Red Sox opening day. If you are headed to a game this season, there are a few things you can do to make the trip to Fenway a healthy one.

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