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Getting Your Winter Feet Ready for Summer

Many of us pay little attention to our feet in the winter when they hidden from the world in heavy socks and boots. Now that warmer weather is on the horizon, you may be looking to get your feet ready for sandal season. NEBH Chief of Podiatry Kenneth Leavitt, DPM, offers some advice to safely prepare your feet for your favorite open toed shoes.

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Planning a Summer Vacation and Traveling with Orthopedic Issues and Pain

The summer is a great season to relax and take some much needed time off. If you suffer from orthopedic limitations and pain, you might be nervous that you will not be able to fully enjoy a summer vacation. With a few simple tips offered by Dana Zalkind, MD, Medical Director of the NEBH Pain Management Program, you can take comfort in knowing that you can travel and hopefully enjoy your vacation. 

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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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Food _Blog

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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