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Postpartum Screening Posted on Oct 8

Monica Hau Hien Le knows women who struggled to care for their newborn babies because they were suffering from postpartum depression. Some are close friends. Many women describe the time after child birth as difficult and experience what is commonly known as the “baby blues.”   …Continue Reading Postpartum Screening

THE OPIOID CRISIS: Governor’s Working Group Hears From The Community Posted on Apr 9

THE OPIOID CRISIS: Governor’s Working Group Hears From The Community

Four listening sessions. Hundreds of voices. “My daughter felt ashamed, isolated. Stigma keeps kids from getting help.” -Jennifer “We need to create compelling reasons for parents to come to the table and have conversations and we are not talking about middle school and high school.   …Continue Reading THE OPIOID CRISIS: Governor’s Working Group Hears From The Community

HHS Secretary Polanowicz Promotes Infant Safe Sleep at the Cambridge Health Alliance Hospital Posted on Nov 19

HHS Secretary Polanowicz Promotes Infant Safe Sleep at the Cambridge Health Alliance Hospital

Health and Human Services Secretary Polanowicz tours the Cambridge Health Alliance Hospital Maternity Suite to promote infant safe sleep practices to reduce risks associated with Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID), the leading cause of death among infants between the ages of one to 11 months and often   …Continue Reading HHS Secretary Polanowicz Promotes Infant Safe Sleep at the Cambridge Health Alliance Hospital

Happy Birthday, Affordable Care Act! Posted on Mar 22

Happy Birthday, Affordable Care Act!

By Ann Hwang, Director of Health Care Policy and Strategy Happy Third Birthday, ACA!   Three years ago, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). In its first three years, the ACA has already improved the lives of many.  About   …Continue Reading Happy Birthday, Affordable Care Act!