Local Girl Celebrates Birthday by Giving Back to Community

In celebration of her upcoming 10th birthday in February, Abigail of Tewksbury, decided to volunteer for the national Little Hats, Big Hearts initiative for the American Heart Association. The nationwide [...]

By |January 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A gift for Christopher

GUEST COMMENTARY By Christopher Sadler Hingham, Mass. On October 5, 2007, I carpooled to school with friends. They parked in the lot farthest away from our high school, which meant [...]

By |December 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A gift for Eva

GUEST COMMENTARY By Jill Gambon Rockland, Mass. School lockers are a lot different from when I was a kid. You should see my daughter Eva’s. It’s absolutely packed with decorations. [...]

By |December 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tedy’s Team announces 2018 Boston Marathon team

We are thrilled to announce our team and look forward to the months ahead that will lead them to the finish line on Boylston Street. Over the next six months, [...]

By |November 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tedy’s Team travels to nation’s capital to run with the Marines

Tedy’s Team members took their running shoes to Arlington, Virginia, and the nation’s capital last month to participate in the historic Marine Corps Marathon. Each year, Tedy’s Team offers a [...]

By |November 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How healthy is your neighborhood? New online tool to show U.S. health disparities

The Northeast Healthy Equity Consortium unveiled a prototype of its Health Disparities Dashboard at a meeting in Old Saybrook, Conn., on Oct. 18. Developed in a partnership with Velir, a [...]

By |November 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

First-Ever NECC Stroke Tank: ‘Pitch it to the Judges!’ yields winners from Boston

The 12th Annual Summit of the NorthEast Cerebrovascular Consortium (NECC) took place last week, on October 26 and 27 at the Newport Marriott in Newport, Rhode Island. This year at [...]

By |November 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Massachusetts youth urge lawmakers to pass ‘Tobacco 21’ bill

Young people from across the state met with lawmakers Wednesday about the need to pass legislation to raise the sale age of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to 21 in Massachusetts. The [...]

By |October 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Kids to give Beacon Hill 21 reasons to raise tobacco age

BOSTON — On Wednesday, Oct. 25, youth from across the state will gather at the State House and hold a news conference to tell lawmakers why it’s important to them [...]

By |October 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AHA and Aetna plant healthy eating habits in Boston

BOSTON – The American Heart Association and the Aetna Foundation teamed up Friday to foster healthier minds and bodies by building Teaching Gardens at an elementary school in East Boston [...]

By |September 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments