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Audit Highlights Need for Improved Access to Opioid Counseling and Expanded Prescriber Training

Audit Highlights Need for Improved Access to Opioid Counseling and Expanded Prescriber Training

Report focuses on patients who were prescribed buprenorphine as part of their medication-assisted treatment Boston, MA – Citing the Commonwealth’s ongoing opioid epidemic, State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump is calling on…

MA Medical Society Supports Violating Physicians’ Rights

MA Medical Society Supports Violating Physicians’ Rights

By: Bharani Padmanabhan  – Feb. 2019 That our government cannot simply take a person’s liberty or property without due process is a bedrock principle of the United States as found…

Is Your Body (and mind) Ready for a Sugar Intervention? ~ YOUR HEALTH WITH RICK BELLANTI

Is Your Body (and mind) Ready for a Sugar Intervention? ~ YOUR HEALTH WITH RICK BELLANTI

By: Rick Bellanti – Feb. 2019 Sugar is one of the leading contributors to obesity and people that consume more sugar are more likely to be overweight or obese. For…

Boston’s Own Kitty Genovese Case

Boston’s Own Kitty Genovese Case

By: Bharani Padmanabhan – Jan. 2019 Everyone of a certain age instantly recalls the Kitty Genovese case, the New York Times’ now-timeless tale of city folk who ignored a murder…

A New Year Brings A Clean Slate ~ YOUR HEALTH WITH RICK BELLANTI

A New Year Brings A Clean Slate ~ YOUR HEALTH WITH RICK BELLANTI

By: Rick Bellanti – January, 2019 Happy New Year everyone. We made it through another year, whether we stuck to our new year’s resolution last year or not, we are…

Body and Brain Yoga at Riverwalk

Body and Brain Yoga at Riverwalk

BodynBrain Yoga Riverwalk is located in the Riverwalk complex in Lawrence. Although it serves the community by offering daily yoga and Tai Chi classes, free workshops on gut health and…

The Baker-Sudders “Opioid Law” is on the Wrong Side of History

The Baker-Sudders “Opioid Law” is on the Wrong Side of History

By: Bharani Padmaabhan – Dec. 2018 Federal agencies including SAMHSA and the DEA released data for years documenting that overdose deaths were due to illegally-imported fentanyl and Heroin®. Despite the…

Is Intermittent Fasting For You? ~ YOUR HEALTH WITH RICK BELLANTI

Is Intermittent Fasting For You? ~ YOUR HEALTH WITH RICK BELLANTI

By: Rick Bellanti – Dec. 2018 Intermittent fasting is quickly becoming one of the most popular health and fitness trends with favorable results for sustainable weight loss from diet centers,…

Gov. Baker and U.S. Surgeon General to Speak at Second Annual P.A.A.R.I National Law Enforcement Summit

Gov. Baker and U.S. Surgeon General to Speak at Second Annual P.A.A.R.I National Law Enforcement Summit

Event will Stream Live at PAARIUSA.org/livestream BOSTON — Executive Director Allie Hunter McDade is pleased to announce that Gov. Charlie Baker and U.S. Surgeon General Vice Admiral Jerome Adams will…

Audit Leads to Improved Reporting of Instances of Elder Abuse

Audit Leads to Improved Reporting of Instances of Elder Abuse

Audit found seven instances of serious abuse or neglect of seniors not reported to district attorneys After a report by State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump found the Executive Office of…

The Higher Price of Living Large Rick Bellanti / Health & Wellness ~ YOUR HEALTH with RICK BELLANTI

The Higher Price of Living Large Rick Bellanti / Health & Wellness ~ YOUR HEALTH with RICK BELLANTI

Br: Rick Bellanti – Nov. 2018 I have been writing about health and wellness and the effects of being overweight and what obesity does to our bodies and the health…

Mayor Orders Police to Throw Homeless Out of Buckley Garage, Shuts Down Group That Fed and Serviced the Homeless

Mayor Orders Police to Throw Homeless Out of Buckley Garage, Shuts Down Group That Fed and Serviced the Homeless

Despite Proof That Photos of Garbage and Needles Were Not from TMF, Rivera Doubles Down For the past 6 months a volunteer group of teens and young people from Lawrence called…

Increasing Fiber For a Healthier Life ~ YOUR HEALTH WITH RICK BELLANTI

Increasing Fiber For a Healthier Life ~ YOUR HEALTH WITH RICK BELLANTI

By: Rick Bellanti – Oct. 2018 Fiber is an essential part of a healthy diet, and a diet high in fiber may help reduce the risk of diabetes, obesity and…

Massachusetts Ballot Questions 2018

Massachusetts Ballot Questions 2018

QUESTION #1 LIMITING THE NUMBER OF PATIENTS NURSES ARE RESPONSIBLE TO CARE FOR * The Committee to Ensure Safe Patient Care (Yes on 1), is leading the campaign in support…

Reading Labels To Better Health ~ YOUR HEALTH WITH RICK BELLANTI

Reading Labels To Better Health ~ YOUR HEALTH WITH RICK BELLANTI

  By: Rick Bellanti – Sept. 2018 When following a healthy diet, it is important to not only read the nutrition labels on the product you purchase but also understanding…