| Posted On Oct 04, 2022 | By:

Protect Your Teen From Cyberbullying

Bullying is a form of repeated and confrontational behavior in which someone purposefully tries to intimidate, harm, or humiliate someone they see as vulnerable. Bullying behavior can be physical or verbal.

Cyberbullying is bullying using electronic devices like cell phones, computers, and tablets. It encompasses a wide variety of inappropriate online behavior, including sending, posting, replying, or commenting in a negative, harmful, or hurtful way about another individual. Cyberbullying commonly occurs among school-aged children on social media apps (e.g.,

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| Posted On Sep 29, 2022 | By:

Don’t Miss Medicare Open Enrollment

Every year from October 15 until December 7, Medicare recipients have the opportunity to review their Medicare plan choices and make decisions for new coverage beginning the first of the following year. This Annual Election Period (AEP), also known as Medicare Open Enrollment, is the only time during a given year that all Medicare beneficiaries have an opportunity to make any changes to their Medicare plans.

If you are currently enrolled in a Medicare plan,

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| Posted On Sep 07, 2022 | By:

Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention of Shingles

If you have had chickenpox, you could be at risk of getting shingles. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one in three people in the United States get shingles at some point. Shingles and the rash it causes can be uncomfortable or even very painful. But what is shingles, and what does it have to do with chickenpox?

Shingles is a viral infection caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox.

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| Posted On Sep 01, 2022 | By:

Labor Day Urgent Care Hours

On Monday, September 5th, Atrius Health medical practices will be closed for Labor 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. If it is determined that you need an urgent care appointment,

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| Posted On Aug 29, 2022 | By:

Using Self-Talk to Adjust Your Thoughts

From reflections about ourselves to perceptions of our world and others, thoughts are a focus – and fuel – of the typical therapy process.

Thoughts exert a powerful influence over our lived experiences. Yet when we struggle and seek support (professional or otherwise), feelings and actions are also common causes.

Whether or not we live with a mental health disorder, our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are very closely connected. What we think about the world shapes our emotional experience of it,

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| Posted On Aug 25, 2022 | By:

What You Need To Know About Monkeypox

Monkeypox is an illness caused by the monkeypox virus. It’s related to smallpox but milder. It can cause a skin rash that can look like pimples or blisters on the face or body. It may also cause flu-like symptoms such as fever, exhaustion, and/or muscle aches, and swelling of the lymph nodes.

Monkeypox is found mostly in West and Central Africa. Recently, it’s spread to people in other countries, including the United States.

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| Posted On Aug 03, 2022 | By:

ONE by ONE Contact Lens Recycling Program

Considering or already wearing contact lenses, but concerned about the waste created by blister packs, top foils, and lenses? The Visual Services Department at Atrius Health is proud to announce our participation in the ONE by ONE Contact Lens Recycling Program, an innovative specialty recycling service created by Bausch & Lomb and TerraCycle.

The ONE by ONE Contact Lens Recycling Program is the only contact lens recycling program in the U.S.

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| Posted On Jul 27, 2022 | By:

Soothing a Baby With Colic

Being a new parent can be challenging, especially if your baby experiences colic. Colic is characterized by frequent and prolonged episodes of crying with no apparent cause. These episodes can occur in infants of any age, but symptoms typically peak at six weeks and become less frequent after three to four months. Colic is more common at night, which can lead to frustration, exhaustion, and stress in parents.

Although episodes of colic can be anxiety-provoking for parents,

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| Posted On Jul 05, 2022 | By:

How to Stop Diabetes

There are 96 million American adults – that is 1 in 3 – who have prediabetes. Prediabetes means you have a higher than normal blood sugar. Without making lifestyle changes, many people with prediabetes develop Type 2 diabetes.

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when your blood glucose (also known as blood sugar) is too high. Blood glucose is the main source of energy from the food you eat. Insulin,

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| Posted On Jun 29, 2022 | By:

July 4th Holiday Urgent Care Hours

On Monday, July 4th, Atrius Health’s medical practices will be closed for Independence 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. If it is determined that you need an urgent care appointment,

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