More women die of heart disease than men in the US. Yet 80% of heart disease is preventable. Perhaps looking at heart health as a woman’s issue will resonate … here’s why.

We all want to remain hydrated, but does it require having a water bottle fused to your hip all day long? Read more.

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 kaitlin@ubicare.com or call 617-524-8861 to sign up … Read more!

We talk all day about how important it is for patients to be engaged with their health, for doctors to hand out preventative care and healthy lifestyle advice along with their prescriptions, and for hospitals to use every available means of reaching their target audience, but how often do we address our own health? Read on …

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