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Is Meditation Good for Your Heart?

When work and family obligations threaten to send your stress levels to DEFCON 1, it might be time to turn to meditation. Not only can […]

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Safeguard Your Health with a ‘6th Inning Stretch’

The Hazards of Prolonged Sitting Most Americans spend half their day sitting down. According to the American Heart Association, only 20 percent of the population […]

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The Art of Letting Go – How to Experience More Joy, Less Stress

  By Kelly Lawman, BIDMC Staff A couple of years ago, I participated in a group activity where we were guided in meditation to focus […]

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Should We All Go Gluten-Free?

Walk into any grocery store and you’re likely to find an entire aisle dedicated to gluten-free products. You can buy gluten-free bread, gluten-free beer, gluten-free […]

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Don’t Let the Snow Keep You From Walking.

By Christie Roy BIDMC Staff As we age, our bones thin out and can become brittle, a condition known as osteoporosis. There are a number […]

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Treatments Abound for Enlarged Prostates

By Michael Lasalandra Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Correspondent As men age, their prostates enlarge. By the time men are in their 40s or 50s, […]

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The Truth About Men and Sex: Intimate Secrets from the Doctor’s Office

By Abraham Morgentaler, MD, BIDMC Department of Urology and the Director of Men’s Health Boston Men fake orgasms. First time I across this, it was […]

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How much alcohol is too much?

Excerpted from the November 2014 Harvard Men’s Health Watch The thresholds for safe and healthy drinking change with age. Talk to your doctor about your limits. […]

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Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness

By Helen M. Farrell, MD BIDMC Staff There is something mysterious about mental illness.  Most common medical problems manifest through very obvious signs and symptoms. […]

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A Personal Trainer for Your Brain

With a family history of Alzheimer’s disease, Margaret Pantridge lives in fear that one day she may also be facing cognitive decline. “I suspect that […]

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7 Cool Things You Might Not Know About Your Brain

Your Brain Prevents You from Acting Out Your Dreams REM sleep stands for Rapid Eye Movement sleep. It’s the phase of sleep when you’re actively dreaming […]

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Easy Summer Recipes

The bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables available during the summer months helps make healthy eating that much easier. Enjoy these summer recipes and download […]

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See the Light: Protecting Your Eyes from the Sun

By Christie Roy BIDMC staff Sunscreen may be the first thought that comes to mind when you think of protection against the summer sun. But […]

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Lyme Disease: What You Need to Know

Dr. Jonathan Edlow enjoys a good medical mystery. And it’s a good thing because in the ER where he works, at least a couple walk through […]

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Stopping Migraines Before They Start

“It feels like my head is just getting crushed!” That’s how Julianne Hertz, an art therapist, describes the excruciating pain of a migraine. While most […]

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