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Wellness

As Protests Continue, Health Officials Advise Activists: Keep Masks On

The total number of coronavirus cases as of Sunday, when protesters gathered in crowds across the city to protest the death of George Floyd, reached […]

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Wellness

4 Ways to Help Ease Your Child’s Coronavirus Anxiety

With the coronavirus an ever-present threat, parents everywhere are doing the best they can to protect their family’s health. Yet, while washing hands and wearing […]

Presented by: Franciscan Children's
Wellness

All of Your Questions about Using Telehealth, Answered

Along with work, celebrations, social gatherings, and fitness events going virtual, doctor’s appointments have also gone online. Everything from check-ups to chiropractic visits to therapy […]

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City Life

My Life in the Age of COVID: Boston Health and Human Services Chief Marty Martinez

As the COVID-19 pandemic upends every aspect of Boston life, we’re checking in with some local residents to learn how they’re processing our new normal. […]

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Wellness

Does the Coronavirus Cause a Loss of Smell? An Expert Weighs In

Sniffing but suddenly struggling to detect scents around the home? Recent studies show that a loss of smell is sometimes an early symptom of COVID-19, and […]

Presented by: Massachusetts Eye and Ear
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Wellness

Losing Hair from Stress? These 4 Simple Solutions Can Help Stop It

What a difference a month makes. In March, spring brought the promise of the great outdoors with longer days, warmer temperatures, and revived natural colors […]

Presented by: Medi Tresse
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Wellness

What You Need to Know About Female Hair Loss

2020 has been a big year for getting the word out about female hair loss. From U.S. congresswomen to celebrities, we’ve heard from a number […]

Presented by: Medi Tresse
Wellness

What You Need to Know about Wearing a Face Mask during the COVID-19 Crisis

On May 1 Governor Charlie Baker issued a face-covering mandate where social distancing is not possible, effective May 6. Businesses may decline entry to an […]

Wellness

Could Fitness Wearables Help Detect Early Signs of COVID-19?

We’ve been counting our steps and monitoring our heart rates using fitness wearables for quite some time. Some homegrown wearables like Nix and Embr Wave […]

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City Life

Yes, It’s (Probably) Safe to Keep Going on Walks Outside

It’s the MBTA’s fault I walk everywhere. When I first moved to the Boston area, I lived in the T station-free Union Square neighborhood of […]

City Life

How to Get Tested for COVID-19 in Boston

Should I get tested for COVID-19? You’ve probably wondered this more than once in the last couple of months. Per the statewide instructions, you should […]

Wellness

Longevity is a Lifestyle: A Guide to Aging Well

Far from slowing down, today’s empty nesters are traveling around the world (and discovering new adventures in their own backyards), forming vibrant social lives, and […]

Presented by: Boston Magazine
Wellness

Direct Your Coronavirus Anxiety Towards Lending a Helping Hand

They say the best antidote to anxiety is action. If coronavirus news has you tailspinning into a bout of nervous sweats, maybe premature self quarantining with […]

City Life

A Guide to Etiquette in the Age of Coronavirus

In a pandemic, we’re all hypochondriacs. Over the past week or so, as the coronavirus has wound its way into Boston, I’ve found myself on-edge, […]

Wellness

4 Frequently Asked Ear, Nose, and Throat Health Questions, Answered by a Specialist 

She came to the doctor’s office with her daughter and a whiteboard. It was the only way she could communicate since losing her hearing. After […]

Presented by: Massachusetts Eye and Ear