| Posted On Jul 14, 2021 | By:

Feeling the Heat? Tips to Stay Safe and Cool!

With summer in full swing, New Englanders know to anticipate hot temperatures and the occasional heatwave. Although this is a great time to get outdoors, it’s critical to stay safe while temperatures rise. Heat-related illnesses – heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke – can have dangerous implications if left untreated. Learning to identify these illnesses and tips to avoid them can help keep you and your family healthy and cool this summer.

 

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| Posted On Jul 12, 2021 | By:

Contraceptive Failure? Your Emergency Contraception Options

Dr. Lilja Stefansson, OBGYN at Atrius Health, answers sensitive questions with straightforward answers.

Q: Dear Dr. Stefansson – I am freaking out. The condom ripped the other night during sex. Right now is not a good time for a pregnancy. Help! – “NotReady”

A: Dear “NotReady,” oh goodness! You experienced what is called a “contraceptive failure.” This happens when the birth control you are using literally fails you in your efforts not to procreate.

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| Posted On Jul 01, 2021 | By:

July 4th Holiday Weekend Notice

For the July 4th holiday weekend, Atrius Health practices which are typically open for urgent care appointments on Saturdays will operate on their regular Saturday schedule for July 3rd. On Sunday, July 4th and Monday, July 5th, Atrius Health medical practices will be closed to observe the July 4th holiday 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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