Category: The Well

Recipes, quizzes, and more interactive fun to keep you well

Debunking Childhood Myths

Your parents said them to you, and now you may catch yourself saying them to your kids – childhood myths. “Gum will stay in your stomach for seven years.” “You’ll hurt your eyes if you read in the dark.” How about the five-second rule? Are these true or just old tales passed on from generation to generation?

To help us get to the bottom of many childhood myths, watch Dr. Neil Tyrrell in a two-part video series.

Part 1

Part 2

Building Healthier Burgers

healthy burgersGrilling for friends? Maybe you’re having a family barbecue this weekend? Or perhaps you just want a juicy burger fresh off the grill? The Food Network recently posted some recipes to help you build healthier burgers. Get the recipes.

Join the conversation. What’s your favorite burger topping?

Choosing the Right Primary Care Physician

Primary Care-3 infographicThere are several different kinds of primary care doctors today. Learn about the
benefits of each type of provider and choose the one best suited to your needs.

To learn more about our primary care services, to find a doctor or to make an appointment, call 1-855-UMASS-MD (1-855-862-7763).