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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Highlights of the June 18 Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Jun 18

This month’s meeting of the Public Health Council featured several Determination of Need (DoN) requests, a vote on final amendments to certain DoN regulations, and informational presentations on two current Department initiatives. First, the Council took up three DoN requests: a change of majority ownership interest   …Continue Reading Highlights of the June 18 Public Health Council Meeting

Being in the Present Moment Restores Inner Calm Posted on Jun 18

Being in the Present Moment Restores Inner Calm

When we rush around from activity to activity, phone to computer to TV, and website to website, we miss the joys and simple pleasures of what’s right in front of us – animal- shaped clouds, running into an old friend, or a wild turkey in   …Continue Reading Being in the Present Moment Restores Inner Calm

Kids Can’t Fly! Learn about Window Safety Posted on Jun 17

Kids Can’t Fly!  Learn about Window Safety

  As warmer weather finally arrives and windows are opened to let the breeze in, we often hear the grim news that another child has fallen out of a window to an untimely death or sustained serious injuries from a fall. The leading cause of   …Continue Reading Kids Can’t Fly! Learn about Window Safety

No olvidemos la seguridad en los empleos de verano Posted on Jun 13

No olvidemos la seguridad en los empleos de verano

Por fin llegó la primavera y con esta, el acercamiento del verano. Días en la playa, partidos de los Red Sox, vacaciones. Y no hay que olvidar los empleos de verano para los jóvenes de Massachusetts. Aún recuerdo algunos de los trabajos de verano (y   …Continue Reading No olvidemos la seguridad en los empleos de verano

Não Esqueça sobre a Segurança no Emprego de Verão Posted on Jun 13

Não Esqueça sobre a Segurança no Emprego de Verão

O clima de primavera finalmente chegou – e com isso, pensamentos sobre o verão. Dias de praia, jogos dos Red Sox, férias. E não vamos esquecer, empregos de verão para os jovens de Massachusetts. Eu ainda lembro um pouco dos meus empregos de verão (e   …Continue Reading Não Esqueça sobre a Segurança no Emprego de Verão

Give Peas a Chance! Posted on Jun 3

Give Peas a Chance!

Before introducing solids to my baby, I imagined it would be exciting to watch her try new foods and enjoy the flavors. Don’t get me wrong, I knew there would be some foods that she didn’t like and a mess would certainly be made. But,   …Continue Reading Give Peas a Chance!