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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Halloween Tricks to Stay on Track Posted on Oct 28

Halloween Tricks to Stay on Track

Posted by: Lynn Beattie, Department of Public Health.   Lynn is a Nutrition Education Specialist with DPH.           There aren’t too many holidays that are exciting to kids, but Halloween happens to be one of them. It is full of color,   …Continue Reading Halloween Tricks to Stay on Track

Weekly Flu Report, October 27, 2011 Posted on Oct 27

As DOC: Download Weekly_flu_report_10-27-11  As PDF: Download Weekly_flu_report_10-27-11 This week's flu report continues to indicate very low levels of flu-like illness in Massachusetts. That's normal for this early in the flu season — but that will change before you know it. Take the opportunity now   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, October 27, 2011

Happy Food Day! Posted on Oct 24

Happy Food Day!

Posted by: Lynn Beattie, Department of Public Health.   Lynn is a Nutrition Education Specialist with DPH.         October is the month of national celebrations. Just to name a few, there was Golf Day on October 4th, World Smile Day on October   …Continue Reading Happy Food Day!

Día por una buena Alimentación: ¡Es hora de comer alimentos auténticos en Massachusetts! Posted on Oct 21

Día por una buena Alimentación: ¡Es hora de comer alimentos auténticos en Massachusetts!

 Posted by María R. González María is the Community Health Education Manager at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. ¿Comes alimentos auténticos? Comer alimentos auténticos indica ingerir muchas verduras, frutas y granos integrales que son deliciosos y satisfactorios. Muchos de nosotros comemos alimentos que contienen demasiada   …Continue Reading Día por una buena Alimentación: ¡Es hora de comer alimentos auténticos en Massachusetts!

Día por una buena Alimentación: ¡Es hora de comer alimentos auténticos en Massachusetts! Posted on Oct 21

Día por una buena Alimentación: ¡Es hora de comer alimentos auténticos en Massachusetts!

 Posted by María R. González María is the Community Health Education Manager at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. ¿Comes alimentos auténticos? Comer alimentos auténticos indica ingerir muchas verduras, frutas y granos integrales que son deliciosos y satisfactorios. Muchos de nosotros comemos alimentos que contienen demasiada   …Continue Reading Día por una buena Alimentación: ¡Es hora de comer alimentos auténticos en Massachusetts!

Weekly Flu Report, October 20, 2011 Posted on Oct 20

As Word doc: Download Weekly_flu_report_10-20-11  As PDF: Download Weekly_flu_report_10-20-11 Today, we begin posting the Weekly Flu Report that's produced by our team of epidemiologists at the Hinton State Laboratory Institute throughout flu season. The goal of each weekly report is to provide detailed information on the impact   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, October 20, 2011

Food Day: It’s time to eat real in Massachusetts! Posted on Oct 19

Food Day: It’s time to eat real in Massachusetts!

Lani Telian, Department of Public Health       Do you eat real? Eating real means having lots of vegetables, fruits, and whole grains that are delicious and satisfying. Too many of us eat salty, overly processed foods; sugary drinks that pack on pounds, and   …Continue Reading Food Day: It’s time to eat real in Massachusetts!

Calories: a balancing act Posted on Oct 18

Calories: a balancing act

  Posted by Lynette Desharnais. Lynette is a program coordinator for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health       Whether it’s a checkbook, a career or your family life, it’s likely you have at least one daily balancing act in your life. Keeping a   …Continue Reading Calories: a balancing act

Tem Diabetes? Tome a vacina contra a gripe. Posted on Oct 14

Tem Diabetes? Tome a vacina contra a gripe.

 Posted by: María González, Department of Public Health María is the Community Health Education Manager for the Department Se você tem diabetes, quer se trate do tipo 1 ou tipo 2 e quer esteja bem controlado ou não, o diabetes e a gripe não são   …Continue Reading Tem Diabetes? Tome a vacina contra a gripe.

¿Tiene Diabetes? ¡Vacúnese Contra la Gripe! Posted on Oct 13

¿Tiene Diabetes? ¡Vacúnese Contra la Gripe!

 Posted by: María González, Department of Public Health María is the Community Health Education Manager for the Department Si usted tiene diabetes, ya sea tipo 1 o tipo 2, ya sea que la tenga controlada o no, la diabetes y la gripe no son una   …Continue Reading ¿Tiene Diabetes? ¡Vacúnese Contra la Gripe!