| Posted On Jan 26, 2023 | By:

Curbing the Coffee Break: Are You Drinking Too Much Caffeine?

It’s no secret that Americans drink a lot of coffee. Trendy coffee shops seem to pop up at every corner, and many people around New England can be seen, day or night, with a “large iced” in hand. Although delicious, convenient, and a cultural norm, is our dependence on caffeinated drinks a cause for concern?

Moderate coffee consumption, or about 2 to 5 cups a day (up to roughly 400mg of caffeine),

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| Posted On Jan 25, 2023 | By:

44 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 Top Doctors®, is comprised of physicians in more than 70 medical specialties and subspecialties.

39 of the Atrius Health physicians named as Castle Connolly Top Doctors® are also included in the 2023 “Top Doctors” list in Boston Magazine.

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| Posted On Jan 11, 2023 | By:

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday Urgent Care Notice

On Monday, January 16th, 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.

If you feel you need medical advice or think that you may need to be seen, call your doctor’s office at any time, day or night. Your call will be directed to our 24/7 medical staff and triaged as needed.

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| Posted On Jan 10, 2023 | By:

Starting a Fitness Routine for Long-Term Success

Establishing a fitness routine is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, but it’s often difficult to know where to begin. The good news is that everyone, regardless of age, body type, size, or shape, can reap the benefits of physical activity, which include improved mental and physical health. Moreover, there are many different ways to get your body moving – and have fun while doing it!

At Atrius Health, we are here to support you on your health journey,

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| Posted On Jan 04, 2023 | By:

Menopause Symptoms Can Begin in Your 40s – Or Even Earlier

A variety of hormone-related changes are experienced by women over a lifetime, starting with puberty and the onset of periods through the effects of pregnancy and childbirth. There are multiple sources of information to prepare patients for these physical and psychological journeys integrated into both educational settings and routine healthcare. Not so much for the transition to menopause.

Many people associate menopause with old age, hot flashes, and moodiness. But there is much more to know about the path to menopause,

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| Posted On Dec 28, 2022 | By:

When the Winter Blues Make You SAD

As the months grow colder and darker, New Englanders must adjust to seasonal changes. Those who love winter sports celebrate, while others find themselves somewhat sadder and even depressed. Picture this: It’s the middle of a long winter, and you look out your window into the seemingly never-ending string of cold, gloomy days. Soon, you realize it’s already dark outside, and the clock has not even passed 5 p.m. This loss of light and the incoming cold can have a negative impact on our mood.

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| Posted On Dec 21, 2022 | By:

Christmas and New Year’s Holiday Urgent Care Schedule

Happy Holidays to you and your family! As both Christmas and New Year’s Day fall on a Sunday this year, Atrius Health will be observing these holidays on Monday, December 26th and Monday, January 2nd. Most of our Atrius Health practices will therefore be closed for routine care on these days as well as the actual holidays of Sunday, December 25th and Sunday, January 1st.

During the holidays, we do offer urgent care at certain practices,

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| Posted On Dec 06, 2022 | By:

Winter Activities in New England

It’s that time of the year in New England when the weather is crisp and the days are short. By the time 5 pm rolls around, it can feel like bedtime. Cold weather, darker evenings, and cold and flu season can make you want to stay indoors until spring. Not to mention, the change in weather can lead to what many call seasonal affective disorder or the winter blues.

It can be challenging to find a reason to get off your couch,

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| Posted On Dec 01, 2022 | By:

Tips to Prevent and Treat Diaper Rash

Diaper rash is something that all new parents want to avoid. The truth is, almost every baby, especially those between 9-12 months, will get diaper rash at least once during the first few years of their life.

Detecting Diaper Rash

Diaper dermatitis, another name for diaper rash, is a form of irritation that causes a baby’s skin to be sore, red, scaly, and tender. Other symptoms include inflamed skin in the diaper area (i.e.,

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| Posted On Nov 29, 2022 | By:

The Gift of Getting Enough Sleep During the Holidays

We are all working so hard this time of the year to get everything done on time for the holidays. Trying to squeeze in holiday commitments like shopping, cooking, late-night events, or attending to the never-ending to-do list, can all add up. The pressure of making the holidays special can certainly throw a wrench in our sleep routine.

So, what is it that has us not sleeping well during this joyous time of the year?

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