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Summertime Hazards

Many summertime activities put you at risk for infections and other health hazards. A few precautions can help keep you and your family safe and healthy.

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West Nile Virus

West Nile virus causes a mosquito-borne infection that is usually mild and goes away on its own. About one out of 150 people with this infection develop a serious illness that can be life-threatening.

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Diabetes Patient Resources

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center provides a variety of resources for people with diabetes. This list also includes services from other organizations.

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Save Your Heart

Heart disease is the cause of death for one in four people in the United States. Bruce Campbell, MD, from Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, explains four steps that can lower your risk for heart disease.

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Training for Your First 5k

This guide from Michael T. Muldoon, MS, PT, Rehabilitation Site Manager at Addison Gilbert and Beverly Hospital, includes some of the important steps you should take to make sure your body is ready come race day.