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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Feedback Posted on Jun 28

Thanks for visiting our feedback post! We want this blog to be as relevant and helpful to you as possible, so we welcome constructive input.  We’ll work hard to cover a wide variety of topics related to state government and the public services provided by   …Continue Reading Feedback

Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice: Healthy Dining New Bedford Posted on Jun 15

Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice: Healthy Dining New Bedford

Lani Telian, Department of Public Health     Today, families are eating more and more meals outside the home. Restaurant foods tend to be higher in fat and calories, and are often larger in portion size than meals we eat at home. These foods may   …Continue Reading Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice: Healthy Dining New Bedford

¡Contágiese de la fiebre primaveral sin contraer la enfermedad de Lyme! Posted on Jun 10

¡Contágiese de la fiebre primaveral sin contraer la enfermedad de Lyme!

 Posted by María R. González María is the Community Health Education Manager at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Las temperaturas cálidas anuncian la llegada de la primavera. Y después de este último invierno no es de extrañar que la gente quiera salir y ponerse en   …Continue Reading ¡Contágiese de la fiebre primaveral sin contraer la enfermedad de Lyme!

Contraia a Febre de Primavera sem Contrair a Doença de Lyme Posted on Jun 10

Contraia a Febre de Primavera sem Contrair a Doença de Lyme

 Posted by María R. González María is the Community Health Education Manager at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Finalmente a temperatura está aumentando nesta primavera, e depois do último inverno não é de se estranhar que as pessoas estejam impacientes por estar ao ar   …Continue Reading Contraia a Febre de Primavera sem Contrair a Doença de Lyme

Pregnancy and Gestational Diabetes: Get the Facts Posted on Jun 8

Pregnancy and Gestational Diabetes: Get the Facts

Lani Telian, Department of Public Health     People are quick to give advice to expectant mothers – cut down on caffeine, avoid alcohol, take prenatal vitamins – yet there’s one topic that is often missing from the conversation.  Gestational diabetes, a type of diabetes   …Continue Reading Pregnancy and Gestational Diabetes: Get the Facts

Okra – What the heck is it? Posted on Jun 1

Okra – What the heck is it?

Lani Telian, Department of Public Health     One night last summer, I scooted home to have dinner with my parents. My mother, as always, was cooking a delicious Armenian meal with lots of side dishes. I saw some greens simmering in a pot, and   …Continue Reading Okra – What the heck is it?