Move over Cheetos. More fresh produce comes to Lawrence, Massachusetts bodegas.

A Bodega from Samuel R. Mendez on Vimeo. This fun video came up during a search for a Metro story in this morning's Globe. LAWRENCE — Bodegas are an integral part of Latino community life in this racially and culturally diverse city of more than 80,200. There are at least 85 such sundry shops in … Continue reading Move over Cheetos. More fresh produce comes to Lawrence, Massachusetts bodegas.

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Kaiser Health News –Unlocked And Loaded: Families Confront Dementia And Guns

Charlie Baker signed s law last week that "that gives courts the authority to strip weapons from people who have been identified by their families as a danger to themselves or others. the new statute strengthens already strict gun laws and makes Massachusetts the latest state to respond to a national spate of mass shootings … Continue reading Kaiser Health News –Unlocked And Loaded: Families Confront Dementia And Guns

HSPH video: Do cooking oils present a health risk?

From the Harvard School of Public Health https://youtu.be/cRwLXsVmFzc

Interested in a career in public health? Lowell Community Health Center is hiring medical assistants and nurses.

Didn't post until after yesterday's session, but FYI.  

Tuesday live stream: What to Eat: The Emerging Field of Culinary Medicine

Harvard community can attend. The rest of us can watch on live stream.   "How to blend the joy of cooking with the science of medicine..." What to Eat: The Emerging Field of Culinary Medicine June 19, 2018| NOON-1 P.M. Culinary medicine, a new educational and nutritional approach to improving eating behaviors, focuses on skills such … Continue reading Tuesday live stream: What to Eat: The Emerging Field of Culinary Medicine

Rocking the health news at The Boston Globe and STAT.

An incomplete list, but worth noting.  Suicide rates up --How to get help Treating drug addiction with drugs --Five myths about addiction meds Community hospitals struggle to compete with better-paid rivals For smaller companies, a presence at BIO conference is a big deal STAT: The Gates Foundation rolls outs details of its new biotech, one … Continue reading Rocking the health news at The Boston Globe and STAT.

Monday 5/21: The health effects of going green

Join the Harvard Ed Portal and Ari Bernstein, Co-Director, Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, for a faculty speaker presentation, Health Benefits of Going Green. Bernstein will discuss how actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, such as burning less coal, can create immediate and local health benefits. This … Continue reading Monday 5/21: The health effects of going green