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Get Moving this December

The winter months can be a challenging time to stay active, particularly if your children are on vacation and are eager to lounge around the house. Orthopedic surgeon William Mitchell, MD, offers some creative ways to fit in exercise that you can do by yourself or with your family.

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Thanksgiving _Blog _2015

Have a Happy—and Healthy—Thanksgiving!

As the holiday season approaches, it’s exciting to visit family, catch up with friends, and share some delicious meals together. However, the holidays are a notoriously difficult time to stay healthy, from cold weather limiting exercise options to the tempting foods filling the markets. Learn how to stay active and survive the Thanksgiving feast without gaining weight.

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Diabetes _Month _Blog

Tips to be a Better Caregiver after a Patient’s Surgery

Preparing for surgery can be overwhelming for a person, particularly if the recovery period will limit the patient’s ability to take care of him or herself. A caregiver plays an important role in helping the patient, both physically and emotionally, throughout the surgery and recovery process.

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After Surgery: Wound Infection Prevention Tips

Until your surgical wound has healed completely, it is still vulnerable to infections and re-opening. NEBH is proud to have one of the lowest rates of postoperative infection in the country, and our team will do their work to lower your risk of infection, but it’s important for you to take care, too.

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