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Another One Bites the Dust … Breaking News From the World of Infectious Diseases

Another One Bites the Dust …   Breaking News From the World  of Infectious Diseases

By: Dr. Frank MacMillan “Another one bites the dust” was a catchy tune in the 80’s popularized by the British band Queen, whose band leader Freddie Mercury ultimately succumbed to…

Homocysteine – The Silent Killer that Framed Cholesterol and That Very Few Doctors Look At

Homocysteine – The Silent Killer that Framed  Cholesterol and That Very Few Doctors Look At

PART 1 By: Dr. Jin Sung – April, 2014 Today more than ever, there is a huge confusion as whether or not cholesterol is good or bad. If you or…

Governor Patrick Confronted by Protester, Says Justina Should be “Home in Connecticut”

Governor Patrick Confronted by Protester, Says Justina Should be “Home in Connecticut”

 “I know what I can do and I’ve been doing a lot, probably more than you know, and more than the public is entitled to know under the law.” ~…

This Time it Really is for the Children

This Time it Really is for the Children

By: Jeff Katz – April, 2014 According to a recent poll, more than seventy percent of us believe that that DCF is broken. I’m assuming that the other thirty percent…

Lou Pelletier, Father of Justina on Paying Attention with Tom Duggan (980WCAP) 4-19-14

Lou Pelletier, Father of Justina on Paying Attention with Tom Duggan (980WCAP) 4-19-14

Podcast of Paying Attention with Tom Duggan, April 19, 2014. Paying Attention is produced by Chris Poublon and airs on 980WCAP in Lowell CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 1 CLICK HERE…

MA Communities Unite to Combat Heroin Epidemic

MA Communities Unite to Combat Heroin Epidemic

By: Christine Morabito – March 2014 Because of its proximity to Interstates 495, 95 and 93, the Merrimack Valley has been uniquely impacted by a shocking increase in heroin and prescription…

Let’s Talk About Food … Addiction with Pennie Hale

Let’s Talk About Food … Addiction with Pennie Hale

By: Pennie Hale – February, 2014 Have you ever taken a food addiction quiz? Are you concerned enough about your eating habits and/or weight that you spent time searching for…

NIMBYS – The Empty Chair Show – By Phil Lahey

NIMBYS – The Empty Chair Show – By Phil Lahey

By: Phi Lahey – March, 2014 For those of you who don’t know what that stands for, it means “Not in My Backyard”. Lately there has been much media attention…

Three Reasons Why You May Not Have Felt Better on a Gluten-Free Diet – Dr. Jin Sung

Three Reasons Why You May Not Have  Felt Better on a Gluten-Free Diet – Dr. Jin Sung

By: Dr. Jin Sung – April, 2014 With all the buzz on how Gluten can cause so many chronic symptoms, many patients I consult with have tried a Gluten Free…

Fitness Together of North Andover Provides Tips for Staying Motivated

Fitness Together of North Andover Provides Tips for Staying Motivated

As we have started The New Year’s resolutions and begin the best intentions start to flicker out and our determination begins to wear off, many people begin a never-ending battle…

Colon Cancer Awareness Month – By Dr. Frank

Colon Cancer Awareness Month – By Dr. Frank

By: Dr. Frank MacMillan – March 2014 Forget for a minute, the ongoing debate over national health care, and the endless shouting that never seems to persuade anyone to think…

FOUR Welcome Additions to our Stacked Lineup of Writing Talent

FOUR Welcome Additions to our Stacked Lineup of Writing Talent

Valley Patriot Editorial March, 2014 – As we celebrate our tenth anniversary, we are happy to announce some exciting additions to our Valley Patriot lineup, starting with former Eagle Tribune…

Mayor Rivera Announces that Lawrence General Hospital to Provide Emergency Ambulance Services to the City

Mayor Rivera Announces that Lawrence General Hospital to Provide Emergency Ambulance Services to the City

Mayor Dan Rivera announced today that Lawrence General Hospital, the City’s leading health care provider, will expand its ambulance service for residents of the City of Lawrence from advanced life…

New Hampshire’s Marijuana Law Betrays Small Government Principles

New Hampshire’s Marijuana Law  Betrays Small Government Principles

By: DJ Bettencourt – February, 2014 Granite Staters might assume that New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan’s pledge to veto legislation passed this month to legalize marijuana would end the discussion…

How can we TEST to see if I have a GLUTEN sensitivity or GLUTEN related health issues?

How can we TEST to see if I have a GLUTEN  sensitivity or GLUTEN related health issues?

What if your path to a better quality life is avoiding food that is killing you and your family? By: Dr. Jin Sung – February, 2014 Gluten is one of…