| Posted On Jan 12, 2017 | By:

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday Notice

On Monday, January 16th, the Atrius Health medical practices will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day except for those practices listed below, which are open for pre-scheduled urgent care appointments, and Dedham Medical Urgent Care Center in Norwood, which will be open for walk-in care from 8:00am-6:00pm.

If you feel you need medical advice or think that you may need to be seen, call your doctor’s office at any time,

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| Posted On Jan 10, 2017 | By:

Vertigo

Experiencing vertigo for the first time can be a pretty scary event. Most people describe it as a strong spinning sensation or a feeling of light-headedness or being totally off-balance. Vertigo often stems from a problem with the vestibular system, our balance center which is located in the inner ear but deeper than our ear drum and the systems involved with hearing.

One of the most common causes of vertigo is called BPPV,

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| Posted On Jan 06, 2017 | By:

Coming Soon – Video Visit Appointments!

Feeling sick? Just click! Coming later this winter, we are excited to announce a limited pilot program of video visits with an Atrius Health physician through MyHealth Online.

During the pilot program, video visits will be available free of charge to adult primary care patients* of our Harvard Vanguard Watertown, Medford, Post Office Square, and Chestnut Hill/West Roxbury locations who need treatment for a limited set of common medical conditions.

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| Posted On Dec 29, 2016 | By:

Our Top Health Blogs of 2016

As 2016 nears its end and a new year is at our doorstep, we thought it was a good time to look back at some of our most popular blog posts of the year and provide a quick summary (and some good reading) if you happened to miss them.

Wishing you and your family good health in 2017 and beyond!

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| Posted On Dec 20, 2016 | By:

Christmas Day and New Year’s Day Holiday Notice

On December 24th, 25th and 26th and January 1st and 2nd, our Atrius Health medical practices will be closed for the holidays except as outlined for the practices listed below, which are only open for pre-scheduled urgent care appointments, and for Dedham Medical Urgent Care Center (in Norwood), which will be open for walk-in care.

The practices open for urgent care and their hours are:

If you feel you need medical advice or think that you may need to be seen,

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| Posted On Dec 14, 2016 | By:

The Holidays and Stress

The holiday season is said to be the most wonderful time of the year, but for some of us, the reality is that the holidays can cause or increase stress and depression, which can be triggered when there is difficulty adjusting to a change in daily routine or an overload in familial, social, and work obligations.

To prevent stress and depression getting the best of you this season, it is important to recognize your holiday stress triggers.

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| Posted On Dec 05, 2016 | By:

Celiac Disease

The popularity of gluten-free diets has grown rapidly in the last few years as people are incorporating this approach to diet with the belief that it will lead to quick weight loss.

However, for some people – perhaps as many as 3 million Americans – a gluten free-diet is not a new weight-loss strategy but a necessary, lifelong treatment to relieve the often painful symptoms of celiac disease.

What is Celiac Disease? 

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| Posted On Dec 01, 2016 | By:

Health Ed Classes for the Year Ahead

As the New Year approaches, many people ponder resolutions to improve their health. Atrius Health offers a number of classes that can help you with your health resolutions, whether they are to decrease stress, get stronger or help identify a desired behavior change and make a plan for achieving it.

Check out the classes below to see if they might support you in reaching your healthy goals.

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| Posted On Nov 29, 2016 | By:

42 Atrius Health Physicians Named as Castle Connolly Top Doctors®

We are pleased to congratulate the Atrius Health physicians who have been named as Castle Connolly Top Doctors®. The database, compiled by healthcare research and publishing company, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., is comprised of physicians in more than 70 medical specialties and subspecialties. Many of the Atrius Health physicians named as Castle Connolly Top Doctors® have been featured in publications such as Boston Magazine and Cape Cod Magazine.

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| Posted On Nov 21, 2016 | By:

Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

For many people, this is truly “the most wonderful time of the year,” as it’s filled with family, friends and of course, food! If you are among the many who are trying to lose weight or stay healthy, the thought of traditional holiday food and navigating family and social events can cause a bit of anxiety. But it doesn’t need to.

It is more than possible to enjoy the celebrations with just a few modifications.

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