This week’s report shows that rates of flu-like illness have increased since last week, which is in keeping with how flu season typically tends to develop in this part of the country. We likely won’t see the season peak until we’re into February or even March, …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, December 6, 2013
La temporada de gripe está aquí y la mejor manera de protegerse contra la influenza es vacunándose. Esto es cierto incluso si se vacunó el año pasado. Los expertos en salud de los Centros para el Control y Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC, por sus siglas …Continue Reading La temporada de gripe ha llegado – ¡Vacúnese!
The holidays are approaching and like many of us, you may be getting ready to hit the grocery store for the various ingredients you will need to create your special holiday meal. With the aisles crowded with shopping carts, this can be a bit overwhelming …Continue Reading Holiday Shopping Tips!
This week’s report shows that rates of flu-like illness in Massachusetts are remained stable to how they appeared last week. Using past years as our guide, however, we know that flu season in Massachusetts tends to get going in a more meaningful way as we head …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, November 29th, 2013
This week’s flu report shows a slight uptick in the amount of flu-like illness being reported by health care providers across the state. This in keeping with how flu season tends to ramp at this time of the year in New England. As we head into …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, November 22, 2013
El jueves es el Gran Día de No Fumar (the Great American Smokeout), un día dedicado a animar a las personas que fuman a que hagan un plan para abandonar el hábito. Si usted o alguien que ama quiere dejar de fumar, no hay mejor …Continue Reading Materiales educativos y recursos para dejar de fumar
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“The world breaks everyone and afterwards, many are strong at the broken places.” ~ Ernest Hemingway How do culture, values, and beliefs influence our responses to mental health and suicidality? How do people heal from traumatic events? How can we promote resiliency among immigrants and …Continue Reading It Takes a Village: Second Conference in Series Builds Support for New Bostonians
As public officials and health care stakeholders across the United States worry about the health care system and its escalating costs, Massachusetts is working to find ways to prevent those costs from occurring in the first place. With the establishment of the Prevention and Wellness …Continue Reading The Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund: Working to Control Health Care Costs in MA
In 2010 the Massachusetts Health Workforce Center, in collaboration with the Primary Care Office, the Division of Health Professions Licensure, and other key stakeholders launched the Health Workforce Data Collection Initiative. The Initiative responds to a growing need for a comprehensive and data-driven picture of …Continue Reading New Insights into the Massachusetts Health Care Workforce