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On the Beat Heart News to Keep You Healthy and Well December 2021


Eat Mindfully During the Holidays

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For many of us, the holiday season is a joyful but stressful time of year. It can be especially challenging for people with diabetes or heart disease who are trying to watch what they’re eating. One strategy to help eat healthier is to eat mindfully. This means paying attention not only to what you eat but also to how you eat.

Learn to Eat Mindfully


Vein Center Opens in Westborough

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From varicose veins and spider veins to deep vein thrombosis and lymphodema, get your vein care in new office space in Westborough. Enjoy our spa-like environment and free parking.

Patients can receive medical and cosmetic consultation and the latest treatments. For your convenience, your initial consultation and follow-up care can be done at these locations: UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus (Ambulatory Care Center), Worcester; 91 Water Street, Milford; 10 North Main Street, Charlton). Most treatments, including ultrasounds, are done in Westborough. Learn more today.

Next day appointments available.

New patients

Current patients
508‑334‑VEIN (8346)

Call today. You’ll be happy with the results.

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When You’re Taking Heart Medicines

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Millions of people take heart medicine. Some people need medicines to strengthen their heart, lower cholesterol, prevent blood clots or stabilize heart rhythms. These medicines can be life giving — and powerful. Even a small drop in your blood pressure reading can cut your risk of having a heart attack.

At the same time, taking these medicines the wrong way or stopping them without first talking with your doctor could be dangerous.

Take This Advice


Visit the Online Heart and Vascular Center

UMass Memorial Medical Center provides adults and children with comprehensive care for all types of heart disease and vascular conditions in Worcester, MA, including coronary artery disease, atrial fibrillation, heart failure and vascular disease. Learn more

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