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Monthly Archives: March 2016

Vwayaj ak viris Zika : Konsèy pou fanm Posted on Mar 31

Ou siman wè gen anpil nouvèl dènyèman sou viris Zika a. Li lakòz yon maladi moustik, ki gen viris la, gaye. Pou jouk jodiya, viris Zika te remake sou moustik ki nan peyi Afrik, Amerik santral epi disid, epi nan Antiy yo. Li pa remake   …Continue Reading Vwayaj ak viris Zika : Konsèy pou fanm

Zika vírus e Viagens: Aconselhamento para Mulheres Posted on Mar 31

Recentemente, você pode ter ouvido falar bastante no noticiário sobre o Zika vírus.  Ele causa uma doença transmitida por mosquitos que são os portadores do vírus. Por agora, o Zika vírus tem sido encontrado em mosquitos na África, América Central, América do Sul e ilhas   …Continue Reading Zika vírus e Viagens: Aconselhamento para Mulheres

El virus del Zika y los viajes: Recomendaciones para las mujeres Posted on Mar 31

Es posible que haya escuchado mucho en las noticias acerca del virus del Zika recientemente.  Causa una enfermedad transmitida por mosquitos portadores del virus. Hasta el momento, el virus del Zika se ha encontrado en mosquitos en África, Centroamérica, Sudamérica y las islas del Caribe.   …Continue Reading El virus del Zika y los viajes: Recomendaciones para las mujeres

Alongamento Faz Bem ao Corpo e à Mente! Posted on Mar 30

Alongamento Faz Bem ao Corpo e à Mente!

O alongamento muitas vezes não é valorizado, mas é uma das melhores coisas que podemos fazer para proteger o nosso corpo. É importante para todos nós, principalmente para quem trabalha em escritório ou para quem fica sentado por períodos muito longos, fazer alongamentos frequentes durante   …Continue Reading Alongamento Faz Bem ao Corpo e à Mente!

Zika Virus and Travel: Advice for Women Posted on Mar 30

You may have heard a lot on the news recently about Zika virus.  It causes an illness spread by mosquitoes carrying the virus. As of now, Zika virus has been found in mosquitoes in Africa, Central and South America, and the Caribbean islands. It has   …Continue Reading Zika Virus and Travel: Advice for Women

Weekly Flu Report, March 25, 2016 Posted on Mar 25

Rates of flu-like illness in Massachusetts dropped over the past seven days, according to the latest weekly flu report. Even so, we can expect to continue to see flu circulating in our communities well into spring. If you have yet to get a flu shot, there   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, March 25, 2016

Preventing Chemical Poisoning Deaths in MA Households and Workplaces Posted on Mar 24

Preventing Chemical Poisoning Deaths in MA Households and Workplaces

Editorial Note: When we think of chemical poison prevention, we often think of chemicals found in our households—ammonia, bleach, lead. But many chemicals exist and pose risk in both our homes and our workplaces. We are deeply saddened by the recent news of a Boston   …Continue Reading Preventing Chemical Poisoning Deaths in MA Households and Workplaces

¡El estiramiento es bueno para el cuerpo y la mente! Posted on Mar 24

¡El estiramiento es bueno para el cuerpo y la mente!

El estiramiento es algo que a menudo subestimamos, pero es una de las mejores cosas que podemos hacer por nuestro cuerpo. Es importante que todos, especialmente las personas que trabajan en un escritorio o que pasan mucho tiempo sentadas, hagan ejercicios de estiramiento en forma   …Continue Reading ¡El estiramiento es bueno para el cuerpo y la mente!

An Innovative New Tool for Tracking Environmental and Health Data in MA Posted on Mar 23

An Innovative New Tool for Tracking Environmental and Health Data in MA

Welcome to the world of Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT) in Massachusetts! In 2000, the Pew Environmental Health Commission identified a lack of basic information needed to link environmental hazards and chronic diseases. In response, the Massachusetts Environmental Public Health Tracking website (EPHT) was created as   …Continue Reading An Innovative New Tool for Tracking Environmental and Health Data in MA

Weekly Flu Report, March 18, 2016 Posted on Mar 18

The latest weekly flu report indicates an increase in rates of flu-like illness in Massachusetts in the past seven days. It’s not too late to protect yourself and your family from getting sick this flu season. Call your health care provider or your local board of health,   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, March 18, 2016