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World-Class Health Care

The Greater Newburyport Community is fortunate to have local access to cutting edge health care technology, facilities, and professionals in so many areas of health care expertise.  Although word class hospitals are just a short drive away in Boston if needed, many surgeries, procedures and treatments can be preformed right here in the comfort and convenience of Newburyport by health care professionals with exceptional reputations and experience.

Peanut Butter and your dog, xylitol

Everything You Should Know About Peanut Butter and Your Dog

I never met a dog that didn’t like peanut butter. Not only can peanut butter be a healthy protein option for your dog but it can be a good distraction as well. I’m sure most dog owners have played the “hide a pill” in the peanut butter trick. It works like a charm every time. […]
Couture for a Cure, Cancer Survivors, Newburyport

Celebrating Survivors – Couture for a Cure Brunch & Fashion Show

Celebrating Survivors – Couture for a Cure 2019 Brunch & Fashion Show will honor people in our community who have been impacted by cancer. On Sunday, October 20th from 12 – 2 pm, cancer survivors, their families and friends, and cancer caregivers will walk the pink carpet for a fashion show to celebrate their courage, beauty, […]
ER, Greater Newburyport

Staying Healthy and Safe This Summer

Summertime in Newburyport brings beautiful weather, trips to the beach, outdoor activities, celebrations, and vacation fun. With that can also come accidents and injuries – big and small. Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year – the Anna Jaques Hospital Gerrish Family Foundation Emergency Department is here to provide advanced ER, emergency services right […]
Newburyport Service Dogs

Types of Service Dogs and How They Can Benefit You

More and more people are using service dogs, but with the popularity comes a bit of confusion and the regulations seem to vary state to state. The service animal amendments keep changing and so does the confusion. The Beach Dog thought it would be helpful to give some insights on the different categories and what […]

Make your health a top priority this 2019

              In 2018, the top New Year’s resolutions in America were: Get healthy Get organized Live life to the fullest The best way to kick-off 2019, and strive to achieve all of these resolutions, is to make your health a top priority. For women, your health has many factors […]
tech neck, Newburyport MA

Tech Neck-Impacts of Electronics on Your Spine

If you spend time daily on a smart phone, laptop or other electronic device, you could be at risk of a growing medical condition known as tech neck. While this term may not sound that serious, over time, poor posture, attributed to smart devices, can lead to spine degeneration, pinched nerves and muscle strain. How […]

Anna Jaques Hospital Aid Association Presents Annual Gift

On October 18th, at its 130th Annual Meeting, the Anna Jaques Hospital Aid Association presented a check in the amount of $170,000 to Mark Goldstein, President & CEO, Mary Williamson, Vice President of Development, and David LaFlamme, chair of the hospital board of trustees. The funds were designated to the following areas: the Wound Care […]
dog's separation anxiety, Newburyport MA

Audible Books for your Dog’s Separation Anxiety

First, let’s define separation anxiety Separation anxiety is a label used when a dog is left alone and exhibits bad behaviors. This is actually instinctive behavior in canines. Dogs are pack animals and they are safe in the pack. There is strength in numbers. When a dog strays or is left behind its instincts kick […]
AJH Community Health Foundation, Fore Your Health

AJH Community Health Foundation Annual “Fore Your Health” Golf Tournament

The Anna Jaques Hospital, AJH Community Health Foundation held its 28th Annual Fore Your Health Golf Tournament on August 13th at Renaissance Golf Club and raised over $128,000. Proceeds of the tournament will support MAKO™ robotic arm technology at the hospital. Under the leadership of Byron Matthews, Chairman of the Golf Committee, the annual Fore […]
body sculpting, lipolysis, Newburyport

Why Body Sculpting and Lipolysis Versus Cool Sculpting for Fat Removal?

If you have stubborn fat and problem areas that dieting and exercise simply won’t fix, you’ll want to hear more about Suite Six’s Body Sculpting using lipolysis, a more effective alternative to Cool Sculpting for fat removal. This procedure not only targets fat, but is also effective in treating cellulite, stretch marks, excess sweating and […]

Choosing a Concierge Primary Care Doctor Can Save You Time, Money

Signing up with a concierge primary care doctor can save you time and money each year! Usually a concierge medical practice charges patients a small fee in exchange for premium services, such as maintaining a lower population of patients, providing accessibility to the providers, availability to the doctor, convenient appointments, fitness programs and other additional […]
Internist, Newburyport MA

What are the differences between Internist vs General Practitioner?

Internal Medicine doctor, or Internist is a term that is frequently heard, but often misunderstood.  An internal medicine doctor, specializes in adult patients care, specifically focused on preventative care as well as non-surgical diagnosis, treatment and education of multi-system diseases of the internal organs.  Kay A. Ficht, M.D. who is an internist at Your Choice […]
transitioning your dog with the seasonal changes

Transitioning Your Dog with the Seasonal Changes

The seasons are changing and your dog will need to prepare for these changes as well. We have come up with three tips for transitioning your dog with the seasonal changes. Just like humans dogs can react to the changes of the season too. Keeping them happy and healthy through preparation can help make these […]
Sleep Apnea Appliance, Portside Family Dental, Newburyport

Sleep Apnea Oral Appliance Provides Alternative to CPAP Machines

Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. There is a broad range in regards to impact on breathing. Pauses in breathing can last from a few seconds to minutes, and can occur up to 30 times or more within an hour. If not treated it can interrupt sleep […]
Concierge Medicine, Newburyport MA

What is concierge medicine and Who are the Ideal Patients?

Concierge medicine offers patients refreshing new options from traditional primary care.  According to Kay A. Ficht, M.D., owner of Your Choice Medical concierge medicine practice and a primary care, internal medicine physician in the Newburyport area for approximately 20 years, “concierge medicine varies from practice to practice, but typically in exchange for many convenient services, […]
relieve computer eye strain, Newburyport MA 01950

Relieve Computer Eye Strain with Tips from Local Eye Care Experts

It is important to know what you can do to relieve computer eye strain. Many of us have jobs that require up to eight hours a day in front of a screen and we usually accrue more screen time when we get home! Such a significant portion of our day spent hunched over a keyboard can […]
Old Dog New Itch: Does Your Dog Have Dry Itchy Dog Skin?, Newbury MA

Old Dog New Itch: Does Your Dog Have Dry Itchy Dog Skin?

I’m a new age hippie so if there is an herbal holistic remedy out there I’m going to find it. So when my old dog got a new itch I went on a mission. Her symptoms were mild, so I searched dry itchy dog skin. I am the proud owner of two beautiful Labs, Madeline […]
Prevent Blindness Caused by Diabetic Eye Disease, Newburyport MA

Prevent Blindness Caused By Diabetic Eye Disease

Did you know that diabetic eye disease is the leading cause of blindness among adults? Did you also know that often times there are no symptoms until the disease is advanced? High blood sugar is the major culprit of eye problems and the longer you live with the disease, the greater the risk. Three major […]

The Story Behind Children’s Health Care

It may seem like just a sign. But the Children’s Health Care logo – that red and blue circle with our name across it – has a story behind it. In fact there are countless stories behind CHC. Each and every patient, family member, staff member, and CHC medical provider contributes a new chapter every […]
autisim and sensory-friendly, Newburyport MA

Autism- and Sensory-Friendly Events in the Newburyport Area

Looking for autism- and sensory-friendly options for family entertainment? From autism spectrum to sensory processing disorders, there are plenty of reasons why your child might need a little extra consideration when it comes to high-impact events or activities. Many large entertainment venues now make specific accommodations for these kids (think lower lights, decreased noise levels, […]
Holistically Protect Your Dog from Fleas, Ticks, and Mosquitos

Holistically Protect Your Dog from Fleas, Ticks, and Mosquitos

It has begun, estimated to be worse than it was last year: the disease that mosquitos, ticks and fleas are transferring to humans and dogs gets deadlier and deadlier every year.  The bug repellants don’t seem to be much better; as consumers, we have learned the importance of natural, chemical free products. Combating against deadly […]
Eat Gluten Feee @ Andiamo Restaurant & Bar, Newburyport MA

Eat Gluten-free at Andiamo Restaurant + Bar

Did you know that you can eat gluten-free at Andiamo Restaurant + Bar?! It’s true, you can eat not just gluten-free but you can also experience the wonderful Italian flavor that Andiamo Restaurant + Bar has to offer. Chef-Owner, Jim Rogers, and his team work tirelessly to create dishes that not only meet your dietary […]
Protect Yourself From Injury, Holmes Physical Therapy, Salisbury MA

Protect Yourself from Injury While Gardening

Gardening is a great way to get some exercise while enjoying the fresh air and beautifying your home.  It should be enjoyed and considered a “work in progress” not a task to be completed in one weekend.  If you do garden there are many things you can do to protect yourself from injury.  First apply […]
the dangers of chocolate and your dog, newbury ma

The Dangers of Chocolate and Your Dog

Happy Valentine’s Day from The Beach Dog Daycare! Considering Valentine’s day is a widely celebrated holiday when giving chocolate is a must have The Beach Dog thought it would be a good opportunity to address the issues of the dangers of chocolate and your dog. How can such a joyful treat for us humans have […]
Karen Holmes Physical Therapy, Salisbury MA

PT Treatment Based on Evidence Based Medicine

Today’s  physical therapists are highly educated professionals,  most have graduate degrees and many have clinical doctorates.  Physical therapists base their treatment plan on evidence based medicine to restore mobility, reduce pain and optimize function.  The vision statement for the physical therapy profession is   “transforming society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience.” Physical therapy […]
Help your child adjust to glasses or contacts, Newburyport MA

Tips to Help Your Child Adjust to Glasses or Contacts

Looking for some advice on helping your child adjust to glasses or contacts? While corrective lenses have vastly improved in terms of technology and style over the past few decades, it’s not always easy for kids feel comfortable with their new eyewear. Here are few ideas to help your child make the transition. Get in […]
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