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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Weekly Flu Report, March 15th, 2012 Posted on Mar 15

As Word doc: Download Weekly_flu_report_3-15-12  As PDF: Download Weekly_flu_report_3-15-12 This week's flu report shows that rates of flu-like illness in the state remain relatively stable as compared to last week. Flu vaccine continues to be available in many communities across Massachusetts, and you can find   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, March 15th, 2012

Getting kids to try (and like!) new foods Posted on Mar 15

Getting kids to try (and like!) new foods

  Posted by Anne Hemmer, RD, LDN, MS Anne is the Coordinator of the MA Children at Play Program at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.     The best time to form lifelong healthy eating habits is when kids are young. This means offering   …Continue Reading Getting kids to try (and like!) new foods

Weekly Flu Report, March 8th, 2012 Posted on Mar 8

As Word doc: Download Weekly_flu_report_3-8-12  As PDF: Download Weekly_flu_report_3-8-12 This week's flu report shows a slight decrease in the rate of flu-like illness in the state since last week's edition. In the meantime, flu vaccine continues to be available and can be found at a   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, March 8th, 2012

The Kitchen Garden Farm of the future Posted on Mar 6

The Kitchen Garden Farm of the future

Lani Telian, Department of Public Health     This month’s ChopChop newsletter highlights the Kitchen Garden Farm in Sunderland, MA, where happily married owners Tim Wilcox and Caroline Pam have recently teamed up with Jarrett Man of Stone Soup Farm to bring Western Massachusetts, Cambridge   …Continue Reading The Kitchen Garden Farm of the future

Bebidas energéticas e esportivas: podemos dar aos nossos filhos? Posted on Mar 5

Bebidas energéticas e esportivas: podemos dar aos nossos filhos?

  Posted by: María González, Department of Public Health María is the Community Health Education Manager for the Department   Todos sabemos a importância das crianças se manterem hidratadas quando estão ativas ou fazem esportes. Mas as bebidas energéticas são adequadas para as crianças? Elas   …Continue Reading Bebidas energéticas e esportivas: podemos dar aos nossos filhos?

Weekly Flu Report, March 1, 2012 Posted on Mar 1

As Word doc:  Download Weekly_flu_report_3-1-12  As PDF: Download Weekly_flu_report_3-1-12 This week's flu report shows that rates of flu-like illness in Massachusetts have picked up since last week. We know that flu season tends to peak in late February and into March — but flu continues   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, March 1, 2012

Trabalhemos Juntos pelo Fim da Violência Contra as Mulheres Posted on Mar 1

Trabalhemos Juntos pelo Fim da Violência Contra as Mulheres

 Posted by: María González, Department of Public Health María is the Community Health Education Manager for the Department A violência contra as mulheres é uma questão de saúde pública grave – e nós todos temos um papel importante para acabar com ela. No dia 1o   …Continue Reading Trabalhemos Juntos pelo Fim da Violência Contra as Mulheres