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America Has Never Needed the Tea Party More

America Has Never Needed the Tea Party More

By: Christine Morabito – January 2013 Either Congress is in denial about their historically low approval rating of 18 percent, or they have pathologically high self-esteem. Actually, both things may…

Son of Knee Surgery Patient who Died At Holy Family Says He Will Will File Suit

Son of Knee Surgery Patient who Died At Holy Family Says He Will Will File Suit

Brian Evans says he will file suit against The Holy Family Hospital, Steward Health Care, Cerberus Capital, nurses, doctors, and LeapFrog Group in death of his mother   Brian Evans,…

Son of Dead Holy Family Patient Takes Aim at LeapFrog Group Rating of Hospital

Son of Dead Holy Family Patient Takes Aim at LeapFrog Group Rating of Hospital

In what is a continuation of his efforts to seek justice for his mother, Helen Marie Bousquet, Brian Evans will stop at nothing.  Evans originally contacted the “LeapFrog” group, who…

Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

  By: Tony Ferrao – December 2012 Ah, yes! That wonderful time of the year when we loosen the belt and get ready for some great eatin’! Unfortunately, the wonderful…

Gaining Energy and Losing Fat: The Story Behind Insulin and Sugar

  By: Dr. Jin Sung – December 2012 Everybody wants more energy and most of us want to shed unwanted fat. Today I want to share with you a metabolic…

Managing Chronic Diseases

By: Susan Poludniak – December 2012 In 2008, Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, Inc. and Hebrew SeniorLife joined forces to be a leader in the dissemination of evidence based…

American Sleep Apnea Association comes out swinging against Holy Family Hospital

American Sleep Apnea Association comes out swinging against Holy Family Hospital

 The American Sleep Apnea Association, the only association in America that is aimed at caring for sleep apnea patients, has written a very direct letter to the son of Helen…

Mayor Fires City Worker, Denies Unpaid Leave Time for Dying Wife

Mayor Fires City Worker, Denies Unpaid Leave Time for Dying Wife

By: Tom Duggan: December 4, 2012 Former Lawrence City worker Tom Sapienza has been fired by Mayor Lantigua as a laborer with the Department of Public works and has been…

State Senators Initiate Investigation into The Holy Family Hospital

State Senators Initiate Investigation into The Holy Family Hospital

    After a November 13th meeting at The State House with State Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr and representatives from Will Brownsberger’s office and the Department of Health, a…

Son of Dead Holy Family Hospital patient to Meet with Officials, Declines Meeting with Hospital.

Son of Dead Holy Family Hospital patient to Meet with Officials, Declines Meeting with Hospital.

  (Part II of on ongoing series) State Senator’s William Brownsberger and Minority Leader Bruce E. Tarr, have scheduled a meeting with Brian Evans on November 13th at the State House…

Woman Dies after Knee Surgery at Holy Family Hospital – Son Calls for Criminally Negligent Homicide Charges

Woman Dies after Knee Surgery at Holy Family Hospital – Son Calls for Criminally Negligent Homicide Charges

By: Tom Duggan – October 28, 2012 When Hampton Beach NH resident Helen Bousquet was admitted to the Holy Family (Caritas) Hospital for Knee surgery last month, her son, Haverhill…

Brown: Warren Wrong on Iran, Israel – Challenges her to “Stop Scaring Women

Brown: Warren Wrong on Iran, Israel – Challenges her to “Stop Scaring Women

Video – Photos – Story Victims Right’s Advocate Endorses Brown in North Andover     Photo Gallery of today’s event By: Tom Duggan – October 23, 2012 United Sates Senator…

Join The Valley Patriot in Support of Homecoming 2012

Join The Valley Patriot in  Support of Homecoming 2012

Knights in Training Kids’ Run (under 12) -Awards and raffle prizes! NEW! Chip Timing provided by North Shore Timing, runners and walkers are welcome. All proceeds to benefit the North…

Unresolved Thyroid and Hashimoto’s

Unresolved Thyroid and Hashimoto’s

    By: Dr. Jin Sung – October, 2012 According to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, more than 27 million Americans suffer from thyroid dysfunction, half of who go…

Photos from Saturday’s Walk for Alzheimers in Andover

Photos from Saturday’s Walk for Alzheimers in Andover

  See more Photos in our Facebook Photo Gallery The Alzheimers Association held their 30th Annual Alzheimers Walk, (their third annual in Andover) on Saturday morning raising more than $30,000…