| Posted On Mar 29, 2019 | By:

Springtime in New England: Get Out There!

Although the thermometer may not be fully cooperating quite yet, according to the calendar, at least, it’s spring! While we may still experience some days when there’s a chill in air, warmer weather is just around the corner. The conversations around Atrius Health seem to reflect common springtime themes: relief that the snow is gone, March Madness and baseball (a given), and more and more plans to “get outside and do something.”

If we feel that way,

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| Posted On Mar 19, 2019 | By:

March is National Nutrition Month

Each one of us has our own individual food preferences, cultural traditions, and most importantly, “relationship” with food. But sometimes the choices we make are not fostering the healthiest person we can be. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics promotes March as National Nutrition Month®, and it is an excellent time to become informed about the importance of good nutrition for overall health and well-being.

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| Posted On Mar 14, 2019 | By:

Atrius Health Practices Named to 2019 Harvard Pilgrim Honor Roll

Atrius Health is pleased to announce that our practices have once again been named to the annual Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Physician Group Honor Roll.

Harvard Pilgrim selected the Honor Roll physician groups based on clinical performance measured against national standards set by HEDIS® (Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set), a tool developed for the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) to assess the clinical performance of physician groups. Harvard Pilgrim reviewed performance in three domains of clinical care affecting both adult and pediatric patients: acute,

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| Posted On Mar 12, 2019 | By:

The Baby Blues and Postpartum Depression

For many people, the experience of having a baby is a wonderfully happy time. To prepare, soon-to-be moms read books and mommy blogs about what to expect and how to manage their new arrival. Many women are excited about their role as a new mom and want to try to be the “perfect” parent.

One thing that a lot of women are not prepared for is the mood fluctuations that can be experienced after giving birth.

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| Posted On Mar 04, 2019 | By:

Colorectal Cancer: Prevention is Possible

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness month, and as a gastroenterologist, I urge all of my patients to get educated about this cancer. The sobering facts are that colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer and the second leading cause of death from cancer in the United States. However, the optimistic news is that colorectal cancer can be prevented or caught and treated early in many people through the screening tools we have,

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