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Monthly Archives: September 2009

Weekly Flu Report: September 10, 2009 Posted on Sep 10

Weekly Report: Download Weekly Report 9_10_2009 (Download PDF Weekly Report 9_10_2009) Labor Day's behind us, schools are back in session, and flu season is just around the corner. With that in mind, tune in tonight at 7pm for "Flu Facts: What You Need to Know", a special   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report: September 10, 2009

Seguimos hablando sobre el asma Posted on Sep 9

Seguimos hablando sobre el asma

Posted by: Jordan Coriza, Department of Public Health Jordan is the Director of Ethnic Media Engagement for the Department. ¡Salud, amigos! La semana pasada en este blog hablamos del asma y de algunas cositas que todos deben saber al respecto. Pues hoy se los repito   …Continue Reading Seguimos hablando sobre el asma

Trying to Lose Weight? Be Thoughtful Post-Workout Posted on Sep 8

Trying to Lose Weight?  Be Thoughtful Post-Workout

  Kara Ghiringhelli, Department of Public Health   Kara Ghiringhelli is a Nutrition Education Specialist at DPH There has been a buzz floating around recently about how exercise may cause you to gain weight. I’d like to take an opportunity to go against this buzz.   …Continue Reading Trying to Lose Weight? Be Thoughtful Post-Workout

CDC Releases H1N1 Toolkit for Child Care Providers to Help Them Prepare Posted on Sep 5

CDC Releases H1N1 Toolkit for Child Care Providers to Help Them Prepare

Following up on its excellent guides for businesses and higher education, the CDC recently released new  guidance for child care providers to help them prepare for the upcoming flu season.   Child care providers, both center-based and home-based, are critically important partners in helping to   …Continue Reading CDC Releases H1N1 Toolkit for Child Care Providers to Help Them Prepare

Weekly Flu Report: September 3, 2009 Posted on Sep 3

Weekly Report: Download Weekly Report 9_3_2009 ( Download PDF Weekly Report 9_3_2009)   As summer comes to an end, that means back to school time again in Massachusetts. With all those crowded hallways, classrooms, and dorms, schools are particularly vulnerable to flu transmission, and this year   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report: September 3, 2009

Using technology to be more active Posted on Sep 1

Using technology to be more active

Posted by: Maya Mohan, Department of Public Health Maya is the Physical Activity Coordinator for DPH. I read this article in the NY Times the other day and it got me thinking.  Technology (and the requisite toys) is developing faster than I can type this   …Continue Reading Using technology to be more active