Today I had the distinct pleasure of appearing before the United States House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations at a hearing entitled “What are the State Governments Doing to Combat the Opioid Abuse Epidemic?”. It was an honor …Continue Reading Sharing the Massachusetts Approach to Fighting a National Epidemic
Rates of flu-like illness continued to decline over the past seven days, according to the latest weekly flu report. The full report can be viewed here.
This month’s meeting of the Public Health Council featured a series of informational updates and presentations from various DPH programs. First, Office of Preparedness and Emergency Management Director Mary Clark provided an overview of DPH’s activities to support the health and medical aspects of the …Continue Reading Highlights of the May 13th Public Health Council Meeting
By Farrell Frankel, Dietetic Intern, Simmons College Are you one of the millions of people who have lactose intolerance? Avoiding dairy and worried about not getting enough calcium in your diet? Don’t fret…read on! Lactose intolerance is a digestive disorder in which a person does …Continue Reading Lactose Intolerance
Rates of flu-like illness decreased in the past week, according to the latest weekly flu report which can be viewed here.
Mother’s Day is a very special holiday that is celebrated to honor the women in our lives who shower us with love, teach us valuable lessons and strengthen us. So, let’s treat them to something that will make them feel special! There is nothing better …Continue Reading Happy Mother’s Day!
Rates of flu-like illness in Massachusetts increased slightly in the past seven days, according to the latest weekly flu report. You can view the entire report here.
“I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” ~ Carl Gustav Jung No matter your age, it’s possible that you’ve been through a lot in life. Perhaps you’ve had traumatic experiences, lost people who were very close to you, …Continue Reading Building Your Resiliency
Growing up on the mild-weathered West Coast, I never thought much about soup. That changed when I moved to Boston, spending my first winter here this year…a record-breaking winter, as we all know! To focus on the positives, I learned many things this season, including …Continue Reading Get Your Soup On!
The latest weekly flu report shows a very slight increase in rates of flu-like illness in Massachusetts since last week’s report. You can view it here.