Health & Prevention
If you find yourself at a swimming pool, beach or lake this summer, take advantage and go for a swim. Swimming not only offers a method to cool off in warm weather, but it is also a great activity that can be done year round providing several health benefits. Susan Judge Burns, Nurse Practitioner at NEBH, outlines a few of the benefits.Read Full Article
The summer months are a popular time to go on vacation, and many of us may find ourselves on a road trip and or sightseeing. While vacations can be relaxing, it is still important to stay active as a benefit to your overall health and wellness. NEBH physiatrist Sharon Bassi, MD, offers tips on how to stay active and healthy while on vacation.
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Osteoporosis is a disease of progressive bone loss, and can lead to an increased risk in fractures, most commonly compression fractures of the spine. In honor of Osteoporosis Awareness Month, Dr. Monica Piecyk, rheumatologist at NEBH, offers the following advice on keeping your bones strong and healthy.Read Full Article
After a long and grueling winter, one sure sign of spring is Red Sox opening day. If you are headed to a game this season, there are a few things you can do to make the trip to Fenway a healthy one.Read Full Article
With so little time and so many quick and tasty options at sit-down and fast-food restaurants, it can be hard to stick to a healthy diet. On average, Americans eat 50% more calories, fat and salt when eating out versus eating at home. This can lead to weight gain, which has a significant effect on joint health. Learn 8 tips for eating better when eating out from NEBH Dietitian Bethany Volino, MS, RD, LDN.Read Full Article