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How Does Exercise Affect Your Heart, and What are the Benefits?

Cardiovascular (heart) disease is the nation’s number one killer of both men and women. However, there are steps you can take to reduce the risk of developing heart disease. Dr. Frederick Basilico, Physician in Chief of Medicine and Chief of Cardiology at NEBH notes that one of these steps includes exercise, which can improve heart health, reverse some of the risk factors of heart disease and help you maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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Traveling With Joint Pain

At the start of the year, it’s exciting to look ahead and make travel plans for the upcoming months. Maybe your New Year’s resolution was to go out and explore the world—or maybe you’re just hoping to escape the cold by traveling to a tropical destination. Whatever your plans, traveling can be challenging when you suffer from joint pain. Here are some tips from NEBH orthopedic surgeon Chris Sambaziotis, MD to make sure your pain doesn’t cause you or your loved one to miss out on your adventures.

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We asked our experts: Tips for the New Year

It’s that time of year again when many people resolve to exercise more, lose weight, watch less television, or quit smoking. We asked several of our experts: If your patients could make one New Year’s resolution to improve their health, what would you suggest and why?

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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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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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