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While taking care of loved ones who have been living with Alzheimer’s disease, the task of taking care of yourself is not always something included in the Alzheimer's caregiver manual. Taking care of yourself - whether it be physically, emotionally, or mentally - while taking...

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, here are coping skills to use when living with symptoms of major depressive disorder.  May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which is why we’re shining a light on one of the most prominent mental health disorders for individuals in...

Osteoarthritis, often referred to as OA, is the most common form of arthritis that impacts millions of people around the world. Osteoarthritis can affect any joint in the body, although it is most commonly found in the joints of the hands, spine, knees, and hips....

The American Cancer Society's newest guidelines recommend that colorectal cancer screenings begin at age 45. If you are around the age of 45 years old and your doctors advises that you should schedule a colorectal screening, you may feel overwhelmed and have some questions about...

As 2021 draws to a close, we at BTC of New Bedford want to reflect on the past year and wish our volunteers a very happy holiday! Clinical trials are an essential tool for the advancement of medical knowledge and patient care. Our dedicated team...

Did you know that November is Men’s Health Awareness Month? This month, males of all ages are encouraged to take special inventory of their overall health - both physical and mental. Historically, conversations surrounding mental health were minimized or ignored, and unfortunately, men’s mental health...

Did you know that October is National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month? Millions of people in the United States are impacted by mental illness every single year, and fortunately, the conversation surrounding mental illness is become more commonplace and less taboo. According to the National...

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a form of dementia that directly impact memory, behavior, and thinking. It causes the brain to shrink in size, and although forgetfulness is a typical part of aging, Alzheimer’s is not. AD is a progressive disease, meaning that is worsens over...