| Posted On Apr 25, 2018 | By:

The Smart Way to Use Smartwatches

Smartwatches have definitely become one of those “must-have” items of late and are very popular gifts. If you either just got a smartwatch as a gift, bought one, or are thinking of getting one for yourself, very common questions you may have are: “But now what?” “What can it do and what can’t it do?” and “With all the choices which one should I choose?”

First, a smartwatch is a wearable extension of your smartphone that can alert you to phone calls,

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| Posted On Apr 19, 2018 | By:

National Healthcare Decisions Week, April 15-19

I recently met with a patient during a palliative care consult. She was feeling good, and we had lovely discussions about what was important to her. She cherished her family and living independently in her apartment, where every day she went outside to sit on the same bench and watch the people go by. We spoke about her wishes for the end of her life and who would make decisions for her if she were unable.

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| Posted On Apr 12, 2018 | By:

Patriot’s Day Holiday Notice

On Monday, April 16th, the Atrius Health medical practices will be closed for Patriot’s 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 Apr 09, 2018 | By:

Get a Workout at Your Desk

If you sit at a desk all day for work, you may be all too familiar with how you feel when you (finally) stand up. A stiff neck, stiff joints, leg muscles that need a good stretch, even aching back muscles – your entire musculoskeletal system can be impacted by too much sitting.

The fact is that the body likes to move, and any prolonged static positions – like sitting in front of your computer for long periods of time – are not good for keeping the muscles limber and loose.

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| Posted On Apr 02, 2018 | By:

Smart Eating for a Healthier Brain

For centuries people have been in search of the Fountain of Youth to restore health and vitality and to reverse aging. The anti-aging business today is a multibillion-dollar worldwide industry built on selling products, services, supplements, and procedures to help defy the aging process of the body as well as the brain.

When it comes to the brain and aging, the (sort of) bad news is that “cognitive aging” is a fact of life.

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