| Posted On Dec 17, 2020 | By:

Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day Holiday Urgent Care

On Christmas Eve (Thursday, December 24th) and New Year’s Eve (Thursday, December 31st), all Atrius Health practice locations (and including urgent care, pharmacy, laboratory, and radiology) will be closed for care as of 5:00pm. On Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, most of our Atrius Health practices will be closed for routine care 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,

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| Posted On Dec 15, 2020 | By:

Who Wears Masks? Superheroes!

Some kids are in school full-time or in a hybrid model, and some may be attending daycare while parents are working. Initially, the new normal of wearing a mask may have been a difficult process for them to understand. By now, most children are quite used to the experience. For those still struggling, it’s critical to validate their frustration and irritation while also gently yet firmly reminding them of the need to continue the practice of wearing a mask.

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| Posted On Dec 10, 2020 | By:

Cambridge Pediatrics is Open!

Our Cambridge Pediatrics practice is in full swing and happy to see our patients, big and small, in the office again. Our hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 6:00pm. If your child is due for an annual well-visit, needs a vaccine or flu shot, or has an injury or illness that needs to be addressed, please call the practice at 617-661-5575 or log into MyHealth Online to make an appointment for your child today.

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| Posted On Dec 09, 2020 | By:

Face Masks: An Important Defense Against COVID-19

With potential vaccines on the horizon, public health experts such as Dr. Anthony Fauci have urged Americans to continue taking measures to protect themselves and others from the spread of COVID-19. One of the best and simplest ways to do this is by wearing a mask. Here in Massachusetts, Governor Charlie Baker recently issued an order requiring the use of face masks at all times while in public, outdoors as well as indoors,

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| Posted On Dec 01, 2020 | By:

What’s Getting in the Way of Weight Loss?

As a psychologist who works with people struggling with weight issues, I spend a lot of time thinking about the relationship between emotions and food. If you have gained some extra pounds during the COVID pandemic, I have some suggestions about how to deal with weight gain based on your thoughts, feelings, and attitudes. Some ways we think about our weight and ourselves are helpful, but others can work against you.

Patients often tell me that they don’t see themselves as emotional eaters,

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