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Vol. 5, Issue 2
February 2017
Connecting the Community to the Latest in Rehabilitation, News and Events

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Pelham High School Junior Wins 6th Annual Brain Bee at Burke
Frequently Asked Questions about Cardiac Rehabilitation
Now Recruiting Participants for Dementia Trial
Senior Health Series: Talk on Caring for the Caregiver on March 9
HELP Program Open to College Students Interested In Healthcare Careers
Visit Burke’s Newly Redesigned Website
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Burke Rehabilitation Hospital encourages people of all abilities to take part in physical activities such as sports and exercise. Through our Therapeutic Recreation department, Burke offers several adaptive sports and fitness programs. These sports can be played by people with a disability, including physical and intellectual disabilities.
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Pelham High School Junior Wins 6th Annual Brain Bee at Burke
Emily Xue, a Pelham Memorial High School junior, came in first place at the 6th annual Brain Bee, held on Wednesday, February 1 at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital. This local championship for the International Brain Bee is an annual, not-for-profit neuroscience competition for high school students...
Frequently Asked Questions about Cardiac Rehabilitation
When someone experiences a cardiac event such as a heart attack or heart surgery they often worry when—or if—they can get back to living normally. In honor of American Heart Month this February, we rounded up some commonly asked questions about cardiac rehabilitation...
Now Recruiting Participants for Dementia Trial
Have you or someone you know been recently diagnosed with mild Alzheimer’s disease or Mild Cognitive Impairment and are over age 60? You may be eligible to participate in a clinical trial being conducted at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital...
Senior Health Series: Talk on Caring for the Caregiver on March 9
In the next installment of Burke’s Senior Heath Series, a bi-monthly lecture series on health, wellness and aging, experts from Burke’s inpatient programs will be talking about the importance of caring for the caregiver...
HELP Program Open to College Students Interested In Healthcare Careers
If you’re a college student—or know one—who is interested in a career in the healthcare field, Burke's summer HELP program might be the perfect fit...
Visit Burke’s Newly Redesigned Website
If you haven’t visited Burke’s website, www.burke.org lately, now’s the time to take a look. In January, Burke launched a redesign of the site, making it more user-friendly and easier to navigate...
In the Next Issue
• New Clinical Trials at Burke
• National Nutrition Month