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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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Three Tips To Keep your Joints Healthy as you Age

Did you know September is healthy aging month? Healthy Aging Month is celebrated annually, bringing awareness to the positive aspects of growing older. However, the aging process can also bring on conditions affecting your body, including changes to your muscles, joints and bones. Susan Judge Burns, Nurse Practitioner at NEBH offers three tips to keep your joints healthy.

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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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Are You Ready for Some Football?

The NFL pre-season is underway, and although the regular season hasn’t even begun, many players have already suffered both minor and season ending injuries. Dr. Thomas Gill, former head team physician for the New England Patriots and orthopedic surgeon at NEBH, has seen a number of pre-season injuries first-hand. Here, he looks at a few of the most common injuries, how they occur, and ways to prevent them.

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Competition Running in the Heat

Running outside during hot weather can be tough on your body. The warmer the weather, the more challenging it becomes to cool your body, so it is important to take precautions when running in the heat. Whether you are hitting the pavement on an ordinary day or are participating in a competitive race, we have some helpful tips.

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