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squash and pumpkins credit stock.xchng Gardening for your health

Posted April 15, 2015

Beyond the fresh vegetables, gardening can be good for your mind and body, gardening for your health. Read more ...


medicine bottle icon What is shingles?

Posted April 1, 2015

Shingles is a painful rash caused by a virus. Learn more about it and how to deal with shingles. Read more ... 


Clipboard icon Staying healthy while traveling

Posted March 18, 2015

It can be difficult to stay with your exercise routine and eat nutritious foods while you’re traveling. Whether it’s for business or pleasure, traveling can interrupt your healthy routine and throw you off. There are ways, however, to stay on track. Read more ...


Soup bowl icon You can beat the winter blues!

Posted March 3, 2015

Yes it's March, but we're still covered in ice and snow in Massachusetts! It's been a tough winter. Plus, feeling tired and down in the winter is actually quite normal. Though if it's something more than just occasional sadness and frustration with the cold weather, talk to your doctor. Read more ...


Nurse 10 ways to be a better patient

Posted February 18, 2015

When you go to the doctor, here are some simple ways to make the most out of your visit. Read more ...



medical bag icon PatientsLikeMe: a free community for connecting, learning and tracking health

Posted January 30, 2015

Fallon has partnered with PatientsLikeMe, a global online community that can provide health support and resources. Read more ...


stretching Setting goals

Posted January 15, 2015

Have you set your New Year's resolutions? Even just naming a goal will help you achieve it.  Read more ...


meditating small Taking time for yourself

Posted December 19, 2014

Even in the busiest times of your life, it's important to find time to recharge your own inner batteries! Take time for yourself. Read more ...


heart beat iconTake a walk

Posted December 8, 2014

Walking is one of the easiest and best ways to exercise. It’s free, you can walk almost anywhere, and just about everyone can do it. Thirty minutes a day, five days a week will do so much for you! Read more ....

meditating small Being grateful

Posted November 19, 2014

It's the season of being thankful. Research shows that people who regularly practice gratitude take better care of their bodies and minds. Read more ...


Pills, Flickr Creative Commons, e Magine Art Acetaminophen: Take as directed

Posted October 15, 2014

In the past year, Tylenol added “red warnings” about acetaminophen on its bottle caps, and the Food and Drug Administration urged health care professionals to stop prescribing certain pain medicines that contain more than 325 mg of acetaminophen per dose. Read more ...

leaf icon Your autumn checklist

Posted September 23, 2014

Tips to follow for good health and safety this fall.
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protect yourself from sun damage Summer travel tips

Posted July 18, 2014

Stay healthy when on the road this summer! Here are some quick tips for you and your family. Read more ...



ticks Tips for tick season

Posted June 17, 2014

With the warm weather, comes tick season. Here are some tips for avoiding being bitten. Read more ....



sneaker Sit less, move more

Posted May 7, 2014

Do you spend most of your time sitting? Here are some ways to get moving.
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carrot icon What is a vitamin and mineral supplement?

Posted January 17, 2014

The best way to get the vitamins and minerals you need is by eating a wide variety of healthy foods. But when you can't, or you have certain health needs, a multivitamin might be just what the doctor ordered. Read more ...



medical bag icon Well visits - make them an annual outing!

Posted December 12, 2013

There is no copayment for annual well visits, so make sure to bring your children in every year to get a check up. Read more ...


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