Please Note: Westmed’s Norwalk office and lab will close at 3pm on Friday, 07/19 and will be CLOSED on Saturday, 07/20 & 07/27 due to renovations.

Avoiding Workplace Burnout

Avoiding Workplace Burnout
The World Health Organization has officially recognized “workplace burnout” in its International Classification of Diseases Handbook. Burnout is described as a syndrome resulting from “chronic workplace stress which has not been successfully managed”.  Westmed’s Behavioral…
March 25, 2019

Facts and Statistics: Colorectal Cancer

Facts and Statistics: Colorectal Cancer
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and we want you to know the facts. Early intervention and regular screening are key to reducing your risk. If you're over 50, or you have a family history…
February 25, 2019

How Much Activity is Ideal for Heart Health?

How Much Activity is Ideal for Heart Health?
One of the best things you can do for heart health is to be physically active. Physical activity helps reduce many risk factors for heart disease by lowering blood pressure, controlling weight, strengthening muscles, decreasing…
January 22, 2019

How to Keep Moving – Even in the Winter!

How to Keep Moving – Even in the Winter!
During the winter months, it is easy to neglect your regular exercise routine.  The frigid temperatures, and shorter daylight hours are both big deterrents to getting your shoes on and going outdoors.  Many studies show…

Winter Sun Safety

Winter Sun Safety
From Dr. Lauren Penn, Westmed Dermatologist Winter is fully upon us, and sun protection is probably the last thing on your mind; however, protecting your skin from the sun and ultraviolet (UV) rays should be…
September 28, 2018

Relieving Stress – Techniques for Self-Care

Relieving Stress – Techniques for Self-Care
In the transition from summer to fall, it’s common to experience greater stress. With the kids back to school, the weather getting colder and the holidays approaching, it’s no wonder. There is hope, however, especially…