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The Opioid Crisis in Massachusetts

The Opioid Crisis in Massachusetts

By: Mark Gray – September, 2017 If spending $71M ( 2010) to drive addicts to their next ‘fix’ over a 2 year period doesn’t prompt Massachusetts voters to act then,…

The Skinny On Gout Pain

The Skinny On Gout Pain

By: Rick Bellanti – Aug. 2017 As a gout sufferer for almost 20 years, I thought I could shed a little light on this painful yet manageable disease. Back as…

Lawrence General Hospital to Offer Aquatic Therapy at Andover/North Andover YMCA

Lawrence General Hospital to Offer Aquatic Therapy at Andover/North Andover YMCA

Starting this September, Lawrence General Hospital will offer a new aquatic therapy program at the Andover/North Andover YMCA. This service is one of only two aquatic therapy programs in the…

NECC Offers Info Sessions on Nurse Assistant Programs 

NECC Offers Info Sessions on Nurse Assistant Programs 

Northern Essex Community College will hold information sessions for a five-week, non-credit nursing assistant program that is offered twice this fall at NECC Riverwalk, 360 Merrimack St. in Lawrence, Entry K.…

New Hampshire Hypocrisy: A “Drug Den” When Convenient ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (08-17)

New Hampshire Hypocrisy: A “Drug Den” When Convenient ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (08-17)

A few months ago the governor of New Hampshire called out the City of Lawrence as the source of their “drug crisis” and “opioid epidemic”. He painted a picture of…

A Rare and Huge Victory Against the Deep State in MA

A Rare and Huge Victory Against the Deep State in MA

By: Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan – July, 2017 This week the ordinary decent folk of Massachusetts handed an honest doctor a massive victory over the cold sociopathic reptiles who pull the…

Legalizing Foreign Drug Imports Will Worsen New Hampshire’s Opioid Crisis

Legalizing Foreign Drug Imports Will  Worsen New Hampshire’s Opioid Crisis

By: Kevin St. James – July, 2017 New Hampshire’s opioid epidemic is out of control. Last year, 500 people died from overdoses. This year promises to be worse — especially…

Too Big To Fail – Big Pharma Edition

Too Big To Fail – Big Pharma Edition

By: Duncan Burns – July, 2017 There is probably not a single resident of the Merrimack Valley, fhe Commonwealth of Massachusetts, or this entire country that either has not been…

Rep. Moran (D), On Increasing Minority Pot Dispensaries and Lawrence’s Pot Ban

Rep. Moran (D), On Increasing Minority Pot Dispensaries and Lawrence’s Pot Ban

By: Tom Duggan – July 29, 2017 Last week the Lawrence city council voted to ban the sale of marijuana within the city limits. The unanimous vote (9-0) came after…

Lawrence Mayor Cracks Down on “Tent City” Homeless Encampment, Sets Up Police Command Under Bridge

Lawrence Mayor Cracks Down on “Tent City” Homeless Encampment, Sets Up Police Command Under Bridge

  By Tom Duggan – July 26, 2017 Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera’s new “Homeless Coordinator” Anil “Nilly” DaCosta has issued a new directive to manage the ongoing problem of dozens…

The Pain of Inflammation ~ FEELING HEALTHY WITH RICKY B.

The Pain of Inflammation ~ FEELING HEALTHY WITH RICKY B.

By: Rick Bellanti – June, 2017 Inflammation is the body’s response telling you something is not right and you have a medical issue that’s harmful or irritating to a part…

Bump Calls for Improved Reporting Process for Drug Addicted Newborns in Audit of Lowell General Hospital

Bump Calls for Improved Reporting Process for Drug Addicted Newborns in Audit of Lowell General Hospital

Audit Finds 9% of Lowell General Hospital’s Reports to State Not Filed in Required Timeframe BOSTON, MA — Auditor Suzanne M. Bump today called for improved processes and compliance related…

Acute vs. Chronic Pain! ~ THE DOCTOR IS IN!

Acute vs. Chronic Pain! ~ THE DOCTOR IS IN!

By: Dr. Rami Rustum – May, 2017 It is not unusual to see these two terms confused by patients and even caregivers. Probably, because pain could be difficult or an…

Vets and Veggies by Donnie Jarvis

Vets and Veggies by Donnie Jarvis

By: Donald Jarvis – May, 2017 What started as an idea has now become a reality. The brainchild of 29 year Jake Alexander, ‘Vets and Veggies’ aims to provide help…

Charlie Baker’s Medical Board, Felony, Extortion and Forensic Fraud

Charlie Baker’s Medical Board,  Felony, Extortion and Forensic Fraud

By: Dr. Padmanabhan – May, 2017 What we have is Charlie Baker’s medical Board violating open tender laws to enter into a sweetheart no-bid contract with a contractor, here the…

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