| Posted On Jun 27, 2017 | By:

Understanding and Treating Plantar Warts

When you think of a wart, you might conjure up the image of a cartoon witch with a large wart at the tip of her nose. But did you know you can get warts on the bottom of your feet?

Plantar warts are small, non-cancerous growths that can develop on the soles or balls of your feet. These warts, caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), can be contracted through cuts or open sores on your feet,

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| Posted On Jun 22, 2017 | By:

Boston Surgery Center and Atrius Health Complete First Total Joint Replacement in a Massachusetts Free-Standing Surgery Center

On Wednesday, June 14, Atrius Health doctors performed the first-ever total joint replacement surgery to occur in a Massachusetts free-standing ambulatory surgery center.

The procedure, a knee replacement, was conducted by Dr. James Phillips and assisted by Dr. Louis Bley at Boston Out-Patient Surgical Suites in Waltham, which enabled the patient to return to her home later in the day and recover with ongoing support from a dedicated team of home healthcare nurses and physical therapists.

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| Posted On Jun 14, 2017 | By:

Atrius Health Participates in Tobacco Free Mass Lobby Day

Representatives from Atrius Health, including Dr. Dan Slater, Chief of Pediatrics, recently joined a large contingency of members from Tobacco Free Mass at the State House for Advocacy Day. The group is urging the passage of legislation that would impose stricter controls of tobacco products in Massachusetts – specifically House Bill 2864 and Senate Bill 1218, “An Act to protect youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction.”

Accompanying Dr.

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| Posted On Jun 08, 2017 | By:

Would You Know If You Had Gallstones?

Have you ever had a gallstone? Many people haven’t even heard of them, but they are actually quite common. Although they sometimes occur and pass without a person experiencing any symptoms at all, they can cause pain, discomfort and even complications, so it’s good to know what they are and symptoms you may experience.

First of all, it’s good to have some basic definitions. Gallstones are hardened deposits or “stones” of digestive fluid – also known as bile – that can form in your gallbladder.

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