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Healthy Aging Month

September is Healthy Aging month, which is a great time to focus on the positive aspects of growing older and to make sure you are doing all you can to lead a healthy lifestyle. There are many things you can do to stay healthy and active as you age, such as eating a balanced diet, keeping your mind and body active, and practicing safe habits. Dr. Bill Tsikitis, an Internal Medicine Physician at NEBH, recommends the following tips to help get you on track.

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Backpack Safety Tips

Summer is winding down and many students are headed back to school. One thing that may be on the back to school shopping list is a new backpack. Dr. Eugenio Martinez, Physiatrist (medical specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation) at NEBH, suggests keeping these safety tips in mind when selecting, packing and wearing a backpack.

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Preparing for your Next Doctor’s Appointment

New England Baptist Hospital believes that educated patients participating in their own care will improve outcomes. By playing an active role in your own healthcare, you can get the most out of each visit with your doctor. Following are some helpful tips to prepare for your next doctor's appointment. 

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Protecting Your Feet in the Summer

With summer finally here, many people have traded their socks and shoes in for bare feet, flip-flops and sandals. Dr. Kenneth Leavitt, Chief of Podiatry at NEBH, reminds you that sunburns, infections, and injury caused by unsupportive shoes are very common in the summer, and can put a damper on your vacation. He advises taking the following precautions to keep your feet feeling good this summer.

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