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Health & Prevention

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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Hand _Washing _Blog

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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Food _Blog

Food Choices and Arthritis

While there is no food or diet that will cure arthritis, there are certain foods you should focus on consuming and others it would be best to avoid. NEBH registered dietitian Meredith Louko, RDN advises that as a general rule, those with arthritis should maintain a well-balanced diet. Overall good nutrition can bolster the immune system and deliver antioxidants which can help reduce inflammation.

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