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Simple Solutions for Serious Constipation – Dr. Jin Sung

Simple Solutions for Serious Constipation – Dr. Jin Sung

Dr. Jin Sung, Functional Chiropractic – June, 2013 Constipation is a very common problem, but fortunately is one that can usually be easily remedied with lifestyle changes. Ironically, one of…

Crooner Brian Evans Sues Red Sox and … EVERYBODY!

Crooner Brian Evans Sues Red Sox and … EVERYBODY!

  Brian Evans, whose music video “At Fenway” has now surpassed 11 million views on YouTube in just the past three months, has filed five federal lawsuits in the US…

Former MassHealth CEO. Philip Poley Fined $25,000 for Conflict of Interest Law Violations

Former MassHealth CEO. Philip Poley Fined $25,000 for Conflict of Interest Law Violations

June 5, 2013  The Massachusetts State Ethics Commission has fined former Mass Health CEO Philip Poley for admitted to repeatedly violating Mass. General Law chapter. 268A, the conflict of interest law.…

30,000 Missing EBT Cards in MA, State Auditor Suzanne Bump on Waste Fraud and Abuse in the Massachusetts Welfare System

30,000 Missing EBT Cards in MA, State Auditor Suzanne Bump on Waste Fraud and Abuse in the Massachusetts Welfare System

 “They [DTA officials] should have realized this was a problem because, it had only been a couple of years before when they, in-fact, had employees who were taking blank cards,…

LeapFrog Group Ratings Are Bought and Paid For

LeapFrog Group Ratings Are Bought and Paid For

  By: Dr. Padmanabhan – May 2013 This is the first of a series of occasional columns on medical corruption, an issue that affects us all. Readers of the Valley Patriot…

Understanding Thyroid Disease

Understanding Thyroid Disease

By: Dr. Jin Sung, Functional Chiropractic – April 2013 Most people realize that their thyroid is important for controlling their metabolism and body weight. But did you know that depression,…

Let's Talk About Food (Addiction)

Let's Talk About Food (Addiction)

By: Pennie Hale – March, 2013 I hope shoveling snow counts as a high-calorie burning activity. With all the snow we got this winter, I had to have burned about…

Ten Tips to Prevent Lyme Disease

Ten Tips to Prevent Lyme Disease

By: Dr. Jin Sung – March 2013 Chronic Lyme disease patients may face a long hard fight to wellness. People with chronic Lyme can have many debilitating symptoms, including severe…

Fat Letters Do Nothing to Fight Obesity

Fat Letters Do Nothing to Fight Obesity

By: Tracy Watson, North Andover Selectman,  – March 2013 This recent week has brought much media attention to my family. This attention has come due to the fact that my…

Two Women, One Trend: A reflection of our culture today

Two Women, One Trend: A reflection of our culture today

By: Paul Murano – March 2013 This past month saw two stories in the news that speak volumes beyond their headlines. Not surprisingly they were about sex and death respectively,…

But Wait … What About the Children?

But Wait … What About the Children?

Prediction: Massachusetts lawmakers will be consulting their tattered playbooks to make a 50 cent tax increase on cigarettes more palatable. Every time this increase is proposed, politicians declare the new…

Triumvirate Environmental, Inc. Penalized $17,250 for Hazardous Waste Management Violations in Lowell

Triumvirate Environmental, Inc. Penalized $17,250  for Hazardous Waste Management Violations in Lowell

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) penalized Triumvirate Environmental (Merrimack), Inc. $17,250 for hazardous waste management violations found at the company’s hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal…

Support the “Get Jack Better” Fund

Support the “Get Jack Better” Fund

By: Debbie Quinn – February 2013 On January 16, 2013 Jack Trottier, a 17 year old Tyngsboro High School student, was snowboarding in his friend’s backyard when the unthinkable happened;…

North Andover Residents in The March for Life: January 25th in Washington DC

North Andover Residents in The March for Life: January 25th in Washington DC

      By: Deb Papalia – February 2013 On January 25, my husband and I traveled by bus to Washington DC to march in the bitter cold to remember…

The War on The Poor & Taxpayers is Going Well

The War on The Poor & Taxpayers is Going Well

By: Christine Morabito, President Gr. Boston Tea Party – February 2013 Governor Deval Patrick claims his budget for fiscal year 2014 promises “a better Commonwealth for the next generation.” –…