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Monthly Archives: February 2010

Weekly Flu Report: February 25, 2010 Posted on Feb 25

Weekly Report: Download Weekly Report 2_25_10 (Download PDF Weekly Report 2_25_10) As you can see in this week's report, the rate of influenza-like illness (ILI) in the state has decreased to an even lower level that what is expected at this point in the season. While we   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report: February 25, 2010

¿Aburrido de hacer ejercicio…tan pronto? Posted on Feb 24

¿Aburrido de hacer ejercicio…tan pronto?

Posted by: Maya Mohan, Department of Public Health Maya is the Physical Activity Coordinator for DPH Sé que sólo tenemos algunas semanas de haber iniciado el Año Nuevo, pero tengo la impresión de que cada vez es más difícil seguir con nuestro propósito inicial de movernos   …Continue Reading ¿Aburrido de hacer ejercicio…tan pronto?

Já está ficando entediado com a sua rotina de exercícios? Posted on Feb 24

Já está ficando entediado com a sua rotina de exercícios?

Posted by: Maya Mohan, Department of Public Health Maya is the Physical Activity Coordinator for DPH Já sei, só se passaram algumas semanas desde o início do ano, mas vou arriscar dizer que está ficando mais difícil manter a resolução original de ser mais ativo   …Continue Reading Já está ficando entediado com a sua rotina de exercícios?

Olympic-sized Inspiration Posted on Feb 23

Olympic-sized Inspiration

Posted by: Maya Mohan, Department of Public Health Maya is the Physical Activity Coordinator for DPH  I love the Olympics!  Winter or Summer Games, it doesn’t matter to me.  I love all of it – from the inspirational Olympic Torch Relay to the exciting Opening   …Continue Reading Olympic-sized Inspiration

Weekly Flu Report: February 18, 2010 Posted on Feb 18

Weekly Report: Download Weekly Report 2_18_10 (Download PDF Weekly Report 2_18_10) As you can see in this week's report, the level of flu-like illness in the state has decreased to an even lower level than what is expected for this time of year. While we would normally   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report: February 18, 2010

Multi Choices for Multivitamins Posted on Feb 17

Multi Choices for Multivitamins

Posted by: Kara Ghiringhelli, Department of Public Health  Kara is a Nutrition Education Specialist at DPH. Although I eat really well, I do take a daily multivitamin. Multivitamins don’t perform miracles—I don’t take one to replace eating my vegetables. I take them to ‘supplement’ my   …Continue Reading Multi Choices for Multivitamins

¡Vitaminas en vodka! ¿Qué sigue? Posted on Feb 17

¡Vitaminas en vodka! ¿Qué sigue?

Posted by: Kara Ghiringhelli, Department of Public Health  Kara is a Nutrition Education Specialist at DPH. En la mañana del lunes, mientras me preparaba para ir al trabajo, escuché un reportaje que me dejó perpleja. Vodka con vitaminas B. ¿Qué dijo? ¿En serio? El periodista   …Continue Reading ¡Vitaminas en vodka! ¿Qué sigue?

Vodca com vitaminas! Que mais falta? Posted on Feb 17

Vodca com vitaminas! Que mais falta?

Posted by: Kara Ghiringhelli, Department of Public Health  Kara is a Nutrition Education Specialist at DPH. Semana retrasada, quando estava me preparando para ir ao trabalho, ouvi um noticiário que quase levei um tombo. Vodca com vitamina B. O que vem a ser isso? O   …Continue Reading Vodca com vitaminas! Que mais falta?

Release of Health Care Cost Trends Reports Posted on Feb 12

Release of Health Care Cost Trends Reports

Posted by: David Morales, Commissioner, Division of Health Care Finance and Policy The Division of Health Care Finance and Policy (DHCFP) is pleased to release three reports on health care cost trends in the Commonwealth: The Massachusetts Health Care System in Context: Costs, Structure, and   …Continue Reading Release of Health Care Cost Trends Reports

Weekly Flu Report: February 11, 2010 Posted on Feb 11

Weekly Report: Download Weekly Report 2_11_10 (Download PDF Weekly Report 2_11_10) As you can see in this week's report, the amount of flu-like illness in the state remains low and consistent with what is expected for this time of year. While this is certainly encouraging, we   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report: February 11, 2010