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BU Today: Say Goodbye to Stress

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Student Health Services at Boston University launched a new prevention program, “Stress Buddy”, aimed at helping young people manage the stress in their lives. Read more here.

March is National Nutrition Month!

Monday, March 5th, 2012

The theme for this year’s National Nutrition Month is “Get Your Plate in Shape”. Visit these links to learn more about how you can improve your diet!

 

The Healing Power of Music Therapy Discussed on PBS

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Read here for more on the healing powers of music. Then drop in on one of our music therapy sessions, March 12, 5-6pm, ACC-2 Eye Clinic Waiting Room.

Mindful Eating in the New York Times

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Mindful eating, the practice of meditating with food, eating slowly so as to experience the food with all of the senses, is becoming more and more popular, from research institutes to Google offices.

Read what researchers have to say about mindful eating in the New York Times.

NY Times Article: “How Massage Heals Sore Muscles”

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

According to experts, “massage can suppress inflammation and actually enhance cell recovery”. Read more about the benefits of massage here: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/06/how-massage-heals-sore-muscles/

If you are interested in scheduling a massage in the Family Medicine Clinic, call 617-414-6795.

We also hold Oncology Massage on Thursdays from 10:45-12:45pm. Call 617-414-6795 to sign up.

In the news: Yoga at BMC

Monday, January 16th, 2012

The Boston Globe writes about yoga’s potential benefits, yoga research at BMC, and our very own yoga classes. Read the full article here.

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Cooking for Health! Cooking Classes

Monday, January 16th, 2012

Every 3rd Tuesday from 4:00-5:00pm in the Demo Kitchen, Dowling 4.

Join us each month in Boston Medical Center’s very own demonstration kitchen as we learn to make delicious, healthy meals. Chef Tracey Burg demonstrates new recipes each month. Upcoming classes:

January 17: Special guest Pratibha Shah; Ayurvedic cooking

February 21

March 20

All patients and Staff are welcome to attend! If you would like to sign up for a class or want more information, call Danielle at 617-414-6795.

Getting Centered Meditation Series

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Getting Centered Meditation 8-week Series met every Friday from April 15 – June 3 between 11:45 am to 12:30 pm in the Menino Conference Room B/C.

Boston Medical Center was very lucky to have special guest, Helen Rainoff, teach an 8-week series using a variety of simple meditation techniques through guided sessions. Participants learned tools to bring relaxation and mindfulness into their own lives.   For more information, call Cally at (617) 414-6795.

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Program for Integrative Medicine & Health Care Disparities
Department of Family Medicine
1 Boston Medical Center Place
Dowling 5 South
Boston, MA 02118
Phone: 617.414.6795
Fax: 617.414.3345