| Posted On Apr 27, 2012 | By:

Meet Michelle: “…HMR® was about my whole health.”

“I had always been a sociable person but deep inside I didn’t feel comfortable in social situations.  I didn’t join any events and my life had become dull and boring.  I really didn’t think that any program would be able to help me.”

After many attempts to lose weight, Michelle had lost hope and, for a long time, did not even try anymore.  It wasn’t until Michelle saw her brother in-law’s success with HMR that she thought “there was still hope.”

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| Posted On Apr 24, 2012 | By:

Groundbreaking announced for a new medical building in Concord, Massachusetts

Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and Normandy Real Estate Partners, one of the largest real estate developers, owners and operators of commercial office buildings nationally, today announced the groundbreaking of a state-of-the-art medical building for the Concord Hillside practice of Harvard Vanguard based in Concord.

The two-story, 50,000 square foot medical office building will be located at Concord Meadows Corporate Center and is scheduled to open in spring 2013.

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| Posted On Apr 23, 2012 | By:

“Head” Safely into Spring

With the warm weather coming in fits and starts but soon here to stay, bicycles are being pulled out of basements and garages across towns, and soon the streets and sidewalks will be strewn with tikes on bikes. With all of the joy and glee our small cyclists exude as they pedal away, we often forget about the serious risk associated with bicycles.

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| Posted On Apr 19, 2012 | By:

How much is too much?

Many of us can probably think of a time when we’ve wondered if we drank too much, and certainly whether someone else we care about might have had too much to drink.  But how much is too much? 

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| Posted On Apr 12, 2012 | By:

Patriot’s Day Holiday Notice

On Patriot’s Day, which is Monday, April 16, 2012, Harvard Vanguard practices will be CLOSED except for Braintree, Chelmsford, Kenmore, Peabody, Somerville, and Wellesley, which are open for pre-scheduled urgent care visits.

To check these sites’ hours of operation on Patriot’s Day, please click here.

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| Posted On Apr 11, 2012 | By:

How to Choose Athletic Shoes

The modern athletic shoe is a far cry from the canvas Keds and Converse high top sneakers that your parents and grandparents may have grown up with.  Today there is a wide range of athletic shoes, specific for each sport, with many brands, styles and features within each athletic shoe category.  With so many choices, going into a store to pick out athletic shoes can be overwhelming.  I’ll share some factors to consider so you can make the best choice to support and protect your foot and to help prevent injury.

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| Posted On Apr 06, 2012 | By:

A Treatment Approach for Traumatic Events

Many people experience trauma during their lifetime that affects their quality of life. Trauma is an emotional response to an event that is perceived to be life-threatening, like an accident, mental or physical abuse, or a natural disaster.  Immediately after the event, shock and denial are typical.  Longer-term reactions can include unpredictable emotions, flashbacks and even physical symptoms like headaches or nausea.  While these feelings are normal, some people have difficulty managing these emotions in constructive ways and may need to turn to psychologists,

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| Posted On Apr 02, 2012 | By:

Manage your Health Information on the go with the MyHealth Online Mobile App

More than 215,000 patients of the Atrius Health medical groups enjoy the convenience of MyHealth Online, our secure, web-based patient portal, and now they can access it through several mobile devices, too!  The MyHealth Online mobile app is now available as the “MyChart” app in the Apple App Store or through the Google Play store (formerly called the Android Market), so you can access MyHealth Online via your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Android phone. 

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