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September 2020
September 21, 2020

What You Should Know Before Getting Your Blood Drawn

Lab tests are an important way that medical providers monitor your health. In fact, they make up about 70 percent of your medical record. Given that getting your blood drawn is so common, it is helpful to know more about the process.

September 15, 2020

Spicy Creole Shrimp Dish

This spicy shrimp dish is delicious over brown rice. Leftover seasoning blend can be stored in an airtight container for up to one month. Use it to add kick to cornbread, stewed chicken, rice or soups.

September 4, 2020

Exercise and Stress: Get Moving to Manage Stress

Exercise in almost any form can act as a stress reliever. Being active can boost your feel-good endorphins and distract you from daily worries.

September 1, 2020

Smoked Gouda Poblano Turkey Burger

Try a different kind of burger this Labor Day weekend. If you can't find smoked Gouda, use another pungent cheese such as havarti, boursin, pepper jack or Asiago.

August 2020
August 27, 2020

A COVID-19 Story

On March 9, Chris Paduch got sick. He couldn’t get out of bed and had a 102 fever that lasted five days. When his fever broke, he had trouble breathing and called his primary care doctor, who prescribed a steroid and an antibiotic. However, Paduch still didn’t improve, and his wife, Jill Peterson, also began to feel sick. Although they spent…

August 18, 2020

Helping Connecticut Fly

In order to fly, flight students to commercial airline pilots must have periodic Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) medical exams, and they look to Middlesex Health to help them meet that requirement.

August 10, 2020

Roasted Green Beans

This is a great side dish for dinner! If you want tender beans, blanch them in hot water for about 30 seconds before tossing with tomatoes and herbs.

August 7, 2020

The Importance of Vaccines

What do vaccines do? Why are they so important? Middlesex Health Family Medicine pediatrician Cliff O'Callahan, MD discusses how vaccines help protect children and adults—and why keeping up with vaccines during COVID-19 is necessary.

August 7, 2020

Middlesex Opens New Portland Physical Rehabilitation Office

Middlesex Health recently opened a new Physical Rehabilitation Department office at 13 High Street, Suite 2, in Portland to bring services closer to more patients and further grow the program.

July 2020
July 28, 2020

The Importance of Cancer Screenings

The COVID-19 pandemic does not minimize the importance of getting your mammogram, lung screening, colonoscopy or skin check. At Middlesex Health, cancer screenings are being offered in the safest possible environment, and you are encouraged to make an appointment today.