You already know that soda isn’t the best beverage choice, but the recent HBO/Institute of Medicine film The Weight of the Nation makes it clear that many of the commonly thought of “healthier alternatives”—juice, for example—often aren’t. The film inspired many of us here at UbiCare to make some small changes for the sake of our health. Step one was to cut out “empty calorie” beverages—soda, sweetened juices and teas and energy drinks—and stick to plain old H2O. But water on its own can be pretty lackluster, so we brainstormed some ways to jazz it up and keep the cola … Read more!

It’s not news that obesity is a major problem in the United States. But here at UbiCare, we’ve decided that we can’t sit around watching this preventable issue affect more of our country every day. As our CEO Betsy Weaver, Ed.D., says, “If we aren’t a part of the solution, we are a part of the problem.” To raise awareness and give real-world tips on building healthier lifestyles, we’ve created a series of e-campaigns and blog posts to give to our hospital clients a tool in the fight against obesity. (Email us at or call 617-524-8861 to sign up … Read more!

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