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world-class healthcare

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.

Plastic Surgeon, Newburyport

Why Should a Plastic Surgeon Perform Your Botox?

Why is it important to have a plastic surgeon perform your Botox treatments? Let me answer that question with a question.  If you need to have knee surgery do you look for someone with strong credentials and a proven track record, or do you just pick the first name that comes up in your Google […]
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 […]
seacoast recovery, Newburyport MA

There’s a lot of Seacoast Recovery going on

September is National Recovery Month and being in the middle of an overdone epidemic it’s important not just to talk about addiction, but also to shine a light on the local seacoast recovery efforts and its strong community of support. There are many examples of Seacoast Recovery, stories of hope, in Newburyport and the seacoast region.   […]
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 […]
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, […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]

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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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