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  • Meet CHA Nurse Jessica Loria

    Meet CHA Nurse Jessica Loria

    Nurses play a vital role in health care teams across Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) every day. They go above and beyond to care for patients with kindness and compassion staying true to our mission of caring for everyone, regardless of race, gender ...

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  • Simple doctor visit checklist

    Simple doctor visit checklist

    By Family Medicine Physicians  Fa'iz Bayo-Awoyemi , MD, and Matthew Desir , MD A visit to the doctor’s office, whether it is your first trip, a routine checkup or a sick visit, may cause anxiety. Being prepared is one of the best ways to make yo...

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  • Language access offers careers for women at CHA

    Language access offers careers for women at CHA

    Being in the hospital or at the doctor's office can be stressful, especially when you or a loved one is sick or injured. Imagine if you don't speak the same language as your health care team and have questions about getting better. For people who hav...

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  • Connecting with Arabic-speaking patients

    Connecting with Arabic-speaking patients

    Ali Abdalkadir fled Iraq in 2007 seeking safety from violence and war. Ali and his wife were threatened multiple times for his role interpreting speeches and other information for the government-run Iraqi Media Network. Today, Ali is a CHA medical in...

    Innovation, Meet our Team
  • Helpful advice from your neighborhood Physical Therapist

    Helpful advice from your neighborhood Physical Therapist

    By Nicholas Wilson , PT, Manager of Ambulatory Rehab and Sports Medicine October is National Physical Therapy Month, a great opportunity to recognize the valuable contributions Physical Therapists (PTs) bring to the health and wellness team. A PT use...

    Meet our Team, Staying Healthy
  • Spreading wings

    Spreading wings

    By Ingrid Gámez , CMI-Spanish, Supervisor, Multicultural Affairs and Patient Services Proposed policy changes and restrictions on immigrants are dominating headlines, sparking fear and spurring national debate. CHA welcomes all patients regardless of...

    Community, Meet our Team
  • Mother strives to fulfill her daughter's Olympic dreams

    Mother strives to fulfill her daughter's Olympic dreams

    The alarm buzzes at 10:30 p.m. late Monday evening and Eliana quickly moves out of bed and prepares for her next shift of the day. Eliana runs on around four hours of sleep each night during the work week in order to support her children and their bu...

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  • Food rules you can live with

    Food rules you can live with

    What we eat is affected by emotions, stress, culture, money and our environment. Often strict diets and meal plans don’t work because they don’t take our real lives into account. Rebecca Toutant, dietitian, certified diabetes educator, personal train...

    Meet our Team, Staying Healthy
  • Reglas de alimentación fáciles de seguir

    Reglas de alimentación fáciles de seguir

    Lo que comemos se ve afectado por las emociones, el estrés, nuestra cultura, dinero y nuestro entorno. Con frecuencia, las dietas y planes de alimentación estrictos no funcionan porque no toman en cuenta nuestras vidas reales. Rebecca Toutant, dietis...

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  • CHA medical interpreters strengthen the community

    CHA medical interpreters strengthen the community

    Unable to speak English and new to the U.S., Milca Amado arrived at busy LaGuardia Airport in NYC more than 35 years ago. She was traveling with her uncle, who spoke limited English, and siblings from Cape Verde who spoke Portuguese and Cape Verdean ...

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