| Posted On Oct 14, 2021 | By:

Join Atrius Health to Advance Health Equity

On November 12-14, 2021 Race to Better Health (RBH), MIT Hacking Racism, and Atrius Health will host the Engineering Health Equity Hackathon. This unique collaborative virtual event that seeks to address ambitious health equity goals within the Atrius Health system.

The hackathon provides an opportunity for participants to develop practical, durable solutions for improving clinical care by addressing social determinants of health and other root causes of disparities.

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| Posted On Oct 12, 2021 | By:

Head Lice: How to Identify, Treat, and Prevent Further Spread

As children have returned to in-person learning and sports, cases of head lice become even more common. Head lice are tiny parasitic insects that feed on human blood and cling to the scalp and neck. Each louse is only about the size of a sesame seed and is tan, grey, or brown. Lice lay light, pale eggs (nits) on hairs near the scalp that are held together with a glue-like substance. Although lice cannot fly,

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| Posted On Oct 07, 2021 | By:

Atrius Health Open on Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Atrius Health will be open for patient care on Monday, October 11, 2021, Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

The Boston Marathon is also being held on October 11th and is expected to disrupt traffic and impact travel time for patients traveling to our Harvard Vanguard Kenmore and Copley practice locations.

We highly recommend that patients with appointments at our Kenmore or Copley locations allow extra travel time for traffic, road closures,

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| Posted On Oct 05, 2021 | By:

Seasonal Yard Work: Preventing Back Pain

As the seasons change, many people here in New England are dusting off their rakes and snow shovels in anticipation of the cooler weather. While often an inevitable part of home maintenance, the repetitive bending and lifting involved in seasonal yard work can lead to muscle strain or can exacerbate chronic back pain.

Here are a few tips to keep you safe and injury-free while you spruce up your outdoor space.

Don’t forget to stretch

Like any physical activity,

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