Posted by Omar Cabrera, Community Health Education Manager at DPH. La tos ferina es una enfermedad respiratoria que se transmite fácilmente de persona a persona al toser o estornudar, causando síntomas similares al resfriado seguidos por una tos severa que puede durar semanas o hasta …Continue Reading Prevenga la tos ferina – ¡Vacúnese!
Posted by Omar Cabrera, Community Health Education Manager at DPH. ¡Difícil de creerlo pero el otoño y el nuevo año escolar están por comenzar! Ya sea que su hijo este por entrar a la escuelita preescolar, a kinder, a grados más avanzados, hay muchas maneras …Continue Reading ¡Vacunas para el comienzo del año escolar!
Posted by Jean Zotter, JD Jean is the Director of the Asthma Prevention and Control Program It’s no secret that physical activity during childhood is important for a healthy future. It’s also no secret that it is often easier said than done, thanks to our …Continue Reading Breathing Easy – Physical Activity for Kids with Asthma
Posted by: Katie Gorodetsky, WIC's Immunization Coordiator Good oral hygiene is essential for your child from the very start. That’s because healthy gums and teeth help your child chew properly and speak clearly. What’s more, teeth and gums also shape your child’s face …Continue Reading A Healthy Smile for Every Child!
Posted by Anne Barleone, an intern in the Primary Care Office at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Student loans are weighing on the minds of most recent (and not so recent) college graduates. Having just earned my own degree, I know just how daunting …Continue Reading Rewarding Health Careers, Reduced Student Loans
Posted by Alison T. Brill, MPH, Community Suicide Prevention Coordinator at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Breathing. It’s something we do naturally, yet most of us may not know that we’re not breathing fully. When we’re born, we breathe with our bellies, also called diaphragmatic or …Continue Reading Take a Deep Breath…and Relax
Posted by: Lucy Costa, WIC Vendor Specialist Everyone wants to eat healthy, delicious meals without spending too much money. With the rising cost of groceries, we’d all love to save a few dollars at the checkout line. Let’s talk about how you can …Continue Reading Shop Smart: Pay Less, Save More!
Posted by Ted Clark Ted is the Communications Director for the Heart Disease and Stroke Program If you ask people to describe a half-hour of physical activity, you’d probably receive responses along the lines of hitting the gym, jumping on a bike, or …Continue Reading What does being active look like to you?
Posted by Donna Lazorik, RN, MS. Donna is the Immunization Coordinator in the Division of Epidemiology and Immunization at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Whooping cough (also known as pertussis) is a respiratory illness that spreads easily from person to person by coughing or …Continue Reading Prevent Whooping Cough – Get Vaccinated
Posted by Samantha Noderer Samantha is a Health Communication Intern at the Department of Public Health There always seems to be a trendy new fruit or vegetable being advertised as the best thing next tosliced bread. But really, the avocado explosion is …Continue Reading SPOTLIGHT ON: The Avocado