Health Wonk Review: Wearing the Green for the St. Patrick’s Day Edition

Here in Boston, researchers have looked into that most pressing of St. Patrick’s Day health questions: Is Guinness really good for you? Red wine gets all the press, but Tufts researchers found a positive association between beer and bone density. For this edition of the Health Wonk Review, we take a a look at the Irish Times and … Continue reading Health Wonk Review: Wearing the Green for the St. Patrick’s Day Edition

Help for Haiti and Boston Activism on Health Care Affordability

First Haiti. Boston-based Partners in Health, which runs its hospital far from Port Au Prince, will be working on the earthquake relief effort. For more info on the effort and how to contribute, go to pih.com. Check the Globe for other local support efforts.  Boston is home to a large Haitian community. Next, the reformers at … Continue reading Help for Haiti and Boston Activism on Health Care Affordability