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Monthly Archives: August 2010

Violence: A Serious — and Preventable — Issue for Massachusetts Posted on Aug 12

This is the newest post in the "Health of Massachusetts" series, a comprehensive new report from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Chapter thirteen of the “Health of Massachusetts” explores violence in Massachusetts, including bullying, sexual assaults, intimate partner violence, and child and elder abuse.   …Continue Reading Violence: A Serious — and Preventable — Issue for Massachusetts

El suicidio y las lesiones auto inferidas en Massachusetts Posted on Aug 10

El suicidio y las lesiones auto inferidas en Massachusetts

Posted by: Jordan Coriza, Department of Public Health Jordan is the Director of Ethnic Media Engagement for the Department. Esta es la entrega más reciente de la serie de blogs que destacan capítulos importantes del informe Health of Massachusetts (La salud de Massachusetts), un reporte   …Continue Reading El suicidio y las lesiones auto inferidas en Massachusetts

Suicídio e ferimentos auto-infligidos em Massachusetts Posted on Aug 10

Suicídio e ferimentos auto-infligidos em Massachusetts

Posted by: Jordan Coriza, Department of Public Health Jordan is the Director of Ethnic Media Engagement for the Department. Esta é a entrega mais recente da série de blogs destacando diferentes capítulos do Health of Massachusetts (O Estado de Saúde de Massachusetts), um novo relatório   …Continue Reading Suicídio e ferimentos auto-infligidos em Massachusetts

The Impact of Suicide and Self-Inflicted Injury in Massachusetts Posted on Aug 5

This is the latest in a series of posts highlighting a chapter from the "Health of Massachusetts", a comprehensive new report from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH). Suicide is a significant, and preventable, public health issue. While the term “suicide” refers to completed   …Continue Reading The Impact of Suicide and Self-Inflicted Injury in Massachusetts

Baby-Friendly Breastfeeding? Posted on Aug 3

Baby-Friendly Breastfeeding?

Posted by: Meghan Morse, Department of Public Health Meghan is the new State Breastfeeding Coordinator for DPH. It’s that time of the year again; World Breastfeeding Week! World Breastfeeding Week, observed August 1-7, serves to celebrate and raise awareness of breastfeeding. This year the theme is “Just 10   …Continue Reading Baby-Friendly Breastfeeding?

Lessons from “The Other Side of Massachusetts” Posted on Aug 2

Lessons from “The Other Side of Massachusetts”

Posted by: David Morales, Commissioner, Division of Health Care Finance and Policy About a month ago I began provider site visits across Massachusetts as a way to better understand health care system delivery issues, local market dynamics, challenges, and opportunities to integrated care and provider   …Continue Reading Lessons from “The Other Side of Massachusetts”