Health & Wellness

Yoga For Healthy Aging in the New Year at Emerson's Wellness Center

12/21/2018

Have you ever wished you could slow down the aging process? Come learn yoga tools and techniques for a lifetime of healthy living. A brand new evening yoga class, called "Yoga for Healthy Aging" at Emerson Hospital's Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body offers instruction on ways to foster physical, mental and emotional vitality and well-being.
 

Steinberg Wellness Center offers classes for chronic conditions

12/11/2018

People with certain chronic conditions can find several classes catering to their specific needs. Whether you seek relief from pain, want to build strength and flexibility, or are working to regain your health, the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body has a class for you.

Vaping Use Doubles, While Sleep Decreases Among High School Students Based on Emerson Hospital’s Youth Risk Behavior Survey

11/9/2018

Vaping among youth in area public schools has doubled since 2016, according to the results of the 2018 Emerson Hospital Youth Risk Behavior Survey, the largest public school student behavior survey in Massachusetts. In the 2016 survey, 10% of students reported they had vaped. In 2018, that number doubled to 20% of students. The most common substances that youth in grades 6 through 12 report vaping are flavored nicotine and marijuana – both highly addictive substances. 

 

Better Breathers Lecture on Lung Disease – November 15

10/25/2018

Millions of people have lung disease, which can make it difficult to breathe. To help with treatment, the Better Breathers Club at Emerson Hospital, a support and information group for people with lung disease and their family and friends, is continuing its 2018-2019 lecture series. The next session will take place on Thursday, November 15th from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  

Emerson Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Offers Heart Disease Prevention Class this Fall

9/17/2018

Emerson Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program will offer a 12-week prevention course for exercise and weight loss, beginning on Wednesday, October 17. The program is designed for people at risk for heart disease or type II diabetes.  

Stop the Bleed – Save a Life Training on September 5 in Concord

8/27/2018

In an emergency or a crisis situation, the help given by an immediate responder can often make the difference between life and death, even before professional rescuers arrive. This free training can help save lives.

Summer safety tips for avoiding heat stroke

6/18/2018

Summertime’s high temperatures bring more than just an excuse to head to the beach. They can also lead a person’s body temperature to rise to dangerous levels, also known as heat stroke. Here are some tips to keep you and your family safe from overheating this summer.

Photographs by Sudbury Artist Wayne Hall Now on Display at Emerson Medical at Sudbury through August

5/18/2018

As part of its focus on providing high-quality healthcare to the community, which includes creative arts to inspire wellness, Emerson Medical at Sudbury is continuing its Art Exhibit series.  The latest exhibit features colorful photography by Wayne Hall, a Sudbury resident and outdoor photographer. The exhibit is on display through August, 2018 on multiple levels of Emerson’s medical office building located at 490 Boston Post Road, Route 20 in Chiswick Park, Sudbury.

Emerson Hospital 5k Run~Walk for Cancer on June 9 To Help Neighbors Living With Cancer

4/6/2018

Registration is now open for this year’s Emerson Hospital 5k Run~Walk for Cancer. The popular event brings together runners, walkers, and families from all of the surrounding towns to support cancer patients who are treated at the Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital — Bethke. Run~Walk will take place rain or shine at The Thoreau Center, 275 Forest Ridge Road in Concord on Saturday morning, June 9.

Steinberg Wellness Center expands in size and offerings

2/1/2018

In the five years since it opened on Baker Avenue in Concord, the Emerson Wellness Center for Mind and Body has become a popular destination for a range of individuals. The Wellness Center expanded in early 2018 — providing more reasons for area residents to take advantage of its considerable offerings.   

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