Archives

Home » Archives by category » Health

With Children at Stake, Parents with Addiction Issues Battle Bureacracy

With Children at Stake, Parents with Addiction Issues Battle Bureacracy

By: Joe D’Amore – Sept. 1, 2015 She was a woman in love with a man who could not help her with her addictions    At the age of 11 she…

Advocating for Key Priorities in State Senate Budget ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR KATY IVES

Advocating for Key Priorities in State Senate Budget ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR KATY IVES

By: Senator Katy Ives – August, 2015 The Massachusetts State Senate debated the Fiscal Year 2016 state budget last month, where I advocated for key provisions that will be beneficial…

Why are the Planned Parenthood Videos Being Ignored? ~ Beneath the Surface with Paul Murano

Why are the Planned Parenthood Videos Being Ignored?  ~ Beneath the Surface with Paul Murano

By: Paul Murano – August, 2015 We need to ask ourselves an important question, and without pretty language to obscure it: Why is it so difficult for an otherwise civilized…

Dr. Gomer Turns Eyesore in Lawrence Into Jewel of the Neighborhood

Dr. Gomer Turns Eyesore in Lawrence Into Jewel of the Neighborhood

After a year of construction work, Dr. Gomer finally announced the opening of his new location for Mount Vernon Dental Solutions. The new dental office was built in place of…

Governor Should Direct Opioid Abuse Policy

Governor Should Direct Opioid Abuse Policy

By: Joe D’Amore – July, 2015 Our state is reeling from spiraling crises in opioid addiction and the newest statistics confirm the need for a coordinated policy response from the…

MCAD to Hear Corruption and Whistle-blower Case Against Salisbury Town Manager Neil Harrington

MCAD to Hear Corruption and Whistle-blower Case Against Salisbury Town Manager Neil Harrington

By: Tom Duggan, July 31, 2015 The Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) has granted a hearing to former members of the Salisbury Board of Health, after Town Manager Harrington fired…

Board of Medicine Has Only Contempt for Governor Baker’s Opioid Efforts

Board of Medicine Has Only Contempt for Governor Baker’s Opioid Efforts

By: Dr.Bharani Padmanabhan - July, 2015 Governor Baker’s task force recently issued its much awaited report which advocated a comprehensive approach to dealing with the state’s heroin epidemic. This report has…

Rep. DiZoglio Secures Additional Funding for Merrimack Valley Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative

Rep. DiZoglio Secures Additional Funding for Merrimack Valley Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative

Included in this year’s 2016 State Budget is an amendment, sponsored by State Representative Diana DiZoglio (D-Methuen), for $25,000 toward the Lawrence-Methuen Community Coalition (LMCC)’s recently formed Merrimack Valley Opioid…

Friends of Merrimack Valley Hospice Bring Comfort to Patients

Friends of Merrimack Valley  Hospice Bring Comfort to Patients

July, 2015 Friends of Merrimack Valley Hospice is supporting the patients and families served by Merrimack Valley Hospice House with their recent purchase of recliners for each of the private…

Sheriff Cousins Needs A New Approach to Opiod Addiction

Sheriff Cousins Needs A New  Approach to Opiod Addiction

By: Jerry Robito – July, 2015 Working in corrections for over thirty-four years, I have seen countless inmates return to jail for opiate addiction related crimes. The problem today is…

The Kool Aid world of Obamacare ~ THE DOCTOR IS IN!

The Kool Aid world of Obamacare ~ THE DOCTOR IS IN!

By: Dr. Frank MacMillan – July, 2015 The US Supreme Court recently ruled in King v. Burwell that the health insurance subsidies written into the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare)…

Gloucester’s Angels Program

Gloucester’s Angels Program

By: Joe D’Amore – July, 2015 Angels are descending on the city of Gloucester through an innovative program proposed by Police Chief Leonard Campanello to help people battling opiate addiction.…

Natural Immunity: The Road Less Traveled

Natural Immunity:  The Road Less Traveled

By: Stephanie Jaskot – July, 2015 Making the best decisions for your family isn’t an easy thing to do. Questioning the ‘norms’ in America can cause you to be degraded…

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…

Page 1 of 15123Next ›Last »