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THE DOCTOR IS IN! – Thoughts on Addiction

THE DOCTOR IS IN! – Thoughts on Addiction

By: Dr. Frank MacMillan, MD June, 2015 Human beings are hardwired towards addiction. Modern society has evolved a mind-boggling number of traps that ensnare members of the human family in…

Tick Attack Season

Tick Attack Season

By: Tracey Zysk – May, 2015 When it comes to these pesky little creatures … ugghh, they are everywhere in the Merrimack Valley, Southern New Hampshire and even hiding in…

Insights into Healthfulness – THE DOCTOR IS IN

Insights into Healthfulness – THE DOCTOR IS IN

By: Dr. Frank MacMillan – May, 2015 This month, twenty years ago, I had conferred upon me a Doctor of Medicine degree. It has been both an honor and a…

What is Urgent Care?

What is Urgent Care?

What do you do when you have a deep cut that requires stitches? Or when you’ve taken a tumble and injured an arm or leg? Here in the Merrimack Valley,…

City of Quincy Penalized $28,125 for Wetlands Protection Act Violations for Installing Equalization Pipe

City of Quincy Penalized $28,125 for Wetlands Protection Act Violations for Installing Equalization Pipe

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) penalized the City of Quincy $28,125 for wetlands violations associated with the installation of an equalization pipe to address drainage and…

Former Doctor at Cambridge Hospital Files Suit vs Board of Medicine, Cambridge Hospital

Former Doctor at Cambridge Hospital Files Suit vs Board of Medicine, Cambridge Hospital

Dr. Bharany Padmanabhan, formerly of Cambridge Hospital has filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Cambridge, (which owns Cambridge Hospital) as well as some members of the staff of…

Magnesium the Neglected Mineral

Magnesium the Neglected Mineral

By: Dr. Jin Sung – April, 2015 Magnesium is a mineral used by every tissue and organ in your body, especially your heart, muscles, and kidneys. If you suffer from…

Generic Drugs and Government Policy Favors Monopoly Pricing ~ The Doctor is IN

Generic Drugs and Government Policy Favors Monopoly Pricing ~ The Doctor is IN

By: Dr. Frank MacMillan – April, 2015 For more than thirty years, health plans, consumer groups and government have made a concerted push to keep the price of health care…

What is Life? ~Beneath the Surface with Paul Murano

What is Life? ~Beneath the Surface with Paul Murano

By: Paul Murano – April, 215 What is Life? It’s all around us in April – the budding leaves, the returning birds, the breeding insects…and the human snowbirds coming back…

Magnesium the Neglected Mineral

Magnesium the Neglected Mineral

By: Dr. Jin Sung – April, 2015 Magnesium is a mineral used by every tissue and organ in your body, especially your heart, muscles, and kidneys. If you suffer from…

Running for Acadia in Boston

Running for Acadia in Boston

By: Alex Talcott – April, 2015 Chylothorax is unfortunately not the genus of a beautiful spring flower. It’s the congenital lung disease that took the life of a day-young Durham…

From Syphilis to Global Warming in 500 Years

From Syphilis to Global Warming in 500 Years

By: Christine Morabito – April 2015 In the late fifteenth century, the cause of disease was still a mystery. Astrology, on the other hand, was “settled science.” After much debate,…

Methuen Making Strides to Raise Awareness of Preeclampsia

Methuen Making Strides to Raise Awareness of Preeclampsia

The Promise Walk for Preeclampsia™ Calls Attention to a Serious Pregnancy Disorder Affecting Mothers, Babies Methuen, MA– Advocates for the Preeclampsia Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing maternal and infant…

Vaccination and the Politics of Fear – THE DOCTOR IS IN!

Vaccination and the  Politics of Fear – THE DOCTOR IS IN!

By: Dr. Frank MacMillan – March, 2015 Something as important as the health of the nation should be based on good science and not influenced by manufactured fear or be…

Candid Camera Initiative Nabs Two Suspects Who Repeatedly Smashed Dumped Glass from Scrap Windows in Middlesex Fells Reservation

Candid Camera Initiative Nabs Two Suspects Who Repeatedly Smashed Dumped Glass from Scrap Windows in Middlesex Fells Reservation

Dangerous shards left in area frequented by hikers, dog-walkers  BOSTON – Two Revere residents are facing criminal charges stemming from flagrant illegal dumping and the shattering of large quantities of…

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