| Posted On Oct 31, 2017 | By:

Do You Suffer From Lactose Intolerance?

According to the National Institute for Health (NIH), approximately 65% of the human population has a reduced ability to digest lactose after infancy. Lactose is a natural sugar commonly found in milk and dairy products. Lactase is an enzyme found in the small intestines which breaks lactose down into more simple sugars to be absorbed into the body.  When there is a deficiency in lactase, undigested lactose in the intestines pulls in water and gets fermented by bacteria which results in gas production.

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| Posted On Oct 20, 2017 | By:

Medicine as a Second Career, Part 2

We recently published part one of this series that shares the stories of how some of our clinicians chose medicine as a second career. In this post we share stories from three more clinicians whose true calling came a little later in life.

Dr. Jonathan Harland – After studying computer science and economics in college, I completed Citibank’s Management Associate Training Program in New York City. I then worked for Citibank as an account officer for physicians and hospitals in Manhattan.

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| Posted On Oct 05, 2017 | By:

Medicine as a Second Career

When we interview our clinicians for their video profiles, we get to learn some interesting information about their lives outside of caring for our patients. Although most knew early in life that they wanted to pursue a career in medicine, we’ve met several clinicians who decided to pursue medicine as a second career.

In this series, we share stories from some of our clinicians about where they started and how they found their way to a career in medicine.

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| Posted On Oct 03, 2017 | By:

National Midwifery Week 2017

National Midwifery Week is October 1 – 7, 2017, and the theme for this year is Making Strides for All Women. We’d like to take this opportunity to commend all of the Atrius Health midwives for their ongoing commitment to our practice.

Receiving care from a midwife has been an option for Atrius Health patients since 1990, and many of our patients have selected to receive personal and individualized obstetric and gynecological care from our midwives from adolescence through menopause.

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