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Taking an Active Role in Your Health

As a nationally recognized organization for high patient satisfaction and leadership in quality and clinical outcomes as well as having extremely low infection rates, at New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH) we are committed to Patient Safety. At NEBH Patient Safety is the responsibility of everyone who cares for you but you can have a more active role in your health by being an empowered patient.  As a patient or family member of a patient, here are a few things to watch for and ways you can participate so that you can become empowered, informed, and prepared:

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Tips for a Heart Healthy Diet

February is American Heart Month, which is celebrated every year to raise awareness for cardiovascular (heart) disease, which is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. To reduce the risk of developing heart disease, there are a number of things you can do, including eating a heart healthy diet. Eating healthy will not only be good for your heart, but can also aid in weight loss, which can diminish pain and restore function in your joints.

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Make 2017 Your Healthiest Year Yet

Many people start the New Year with a list of resolutions like finally sticking to a weight loss plan, to get more exercise, to get organized or to save more money. Often times, resolutions fail as people set unrealistic goals. This year, rather than focusing on one thing, try focusing on your overall health. When focusing on your overall health as a long term solution, you can make lifestyle changes that will last longer than a fad diet.

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Ways to reduce pain (on your feet and back) during the Holiday season

The Holiday season is upon us, and you may find yourself pounding the pavement running from store to store or standing in a line to make a purchase. All of this standing and waiting in line can cause discomfort on your feet or back pain to act up. Here, NEBH Podiatrist Ken Leavitt, DPM, offers some tips on how to make your feet more comfortable, while NEBH physiatrist Kevin Bernard, MD, suggests some ways to keep your back feeling good during the Holidays.

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Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

The hustle and bustle of the busy holiday season leads many people prone to bone, joint, and muscle-related injuries because they have let their guards down. Don’t let common festive activities cause pain for you this season.

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