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Managing Pain in HIV Positive Patients

Managing Pain in HIV Positive Patients

The Doctor is IN     By; Dr. Rami Rustim – July, 2102 In the early 1980s, HIV infection emerged as a rapidly progressive, terminal illness for which treatment was…

Project Bread Grants $3,000 to Methuen for Summer Food Programs

School is out, summer is here, and once again Project Bread is gearing up to award over $90,000 in incentive grants that serve 257 local Summer Food Service Programs across…

How Supermarkets Sabotage Dieters- Let's Talk About Food Addiction with Pennie Hale

How Supermarkets Sabotage Dieters- Let's Talk About Food Addiction with Pennie Hale

By: Pennie Hale – April, 2012 Sabotage! Why is it that whenever you make it known to your family, friends and co-workers that you are dieting, they seem to want…

Pain Management at End-of-Life

Pain Management at End-of-Life

By: Dr. Rami Rustum – April, 2012 Pain relief at the end of life is a top priority task for patients, family caregivers, and healthcare professionals. Failure to achieve such…

Beyond the Obamacare Debate

Beyond the Obamacare Debate

By: Christen Varley – April, 2012 I spent the better portion of last week reading, watching, and waiting for news from the Supreme Court. The hearings held to determine the…

Can Hypoglycemia and Diabetes be Managed?

Can Hypoglycemia and Diabetes be Managed?

Lab testing ranges are EXTREMELY BROAD! By: Dr. Jin Sung – April, 2012 From a medical standpoint, normal blood glucose levels have a broad range of 70 to 105, while…

Methuen Native Jaime Bellavance Coelho Runs for Children’s Literacy

Methuen Native  Jaime Bellavance Coelho Runs for Children’s Literacy

By: Diana DiZoglio, March, 2012 Methuen native Jaime Bellavance Coelho is running the Boston Marathon for children’s literacy. ReadBoston is a children’s literacy non-profit that raises money for after school…

Who Really Cares About the Environment?

Who Really Cares About the Environment?

Just Look Locally at Lawrence and Listen Carefully for the Crickets By: Tom Duggan – March, 2012 In July of 2009 the Valley Patriot wrote an explosive story, publishing Documents…

Loving Life, Serving the Community Methuen City Councilor Jamie Atkinson

Loving Life, Serving the Community  Methuen City Councilor Jamie Atkinson

  By: Eva Montabello   When telling a story about “strength of spirit”, Methuen City Councilor Jamie Atkinson wholeheartedly embodies the statement. A lifetime of health hardships hasn’t stopped him…

Breaking the Silence

  By: Debbie Papalia – February, 2012 At this year’s March for Life in Washington, DC, Steven Tyler, the famed frontman of Aerosmith and the “American Idol” judge was mentioned…

The Reality of Suicide

  By: Kathleen LaPlante – January, 2011 My Dad tried it. I tried it. He used a belt. I used pills. He physically cut off oxygen to his brain. I…

Obamacare Is Flatlining – Do Not Resuscitate! Part III

Obamacare Is Flatlining – Do Not Resuscitate! Part III

  By; Christine Morabito, Greater Boston Tea Party- October, 2011 In previous columns I exposed the lies and treachery that preceded the passing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the…

Rep. Lyons Demand to Know How Much State Money is Spent on Illegal Aliens

Rep. Lyons Demand to Know How Much State Money is Spent on Illegal Aliens

LYONS’ AMENDMENT CLEARS THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES   October 5, 2011    BOSTON – State Representative Jim Lyons (R-Andover), joined by his Republican House colleagues, introduced a “transparency in spending”…

Obamacare: Lies and the Lying Liars Who Told Them (Part 2)

Obamacare: Lies and the Lying Liars Who Told Them (Part 2)

  By; Christine Morabito – September, 2011 The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is the greatest swindle ever imposed on the American people. The very mandate that President Obama…

Massachusetts Legislators Unveil Comprehensive Illegal Immigration Package

Emphasis on Public Safety and Taxpayer Dollars   September, 2011 BOSTON – With the recent tragic death of Milford resident Matthew Denice, Sen. Richard T. Moore, D-Uxbridge, and Rep. John…