Gum Disease Compromises Your Health ~ DENTAL CARE MONTHLY

Gum Disease Compromises Your Health ~ DENTAL CARE MONTHLY

METHUEN FAMILY DENTRISTRY If you have periodontal (gum) disease, did you know your overall health is compromised? 93% of adults have either gingivitis or periodontitis, two stages of gum disease. Periodontal (gum) disease is an infection of the gums in the mouth that can destroy the bone. If periodontal disease is not addressed properly, it […]

Democrats Fail Their Voters on “Abortion Rights” ~ Valley Patriot Editorial, 07-22

Democrats Fail Their Voters on “Abortion Rights” ~ Valley Patriot Editorial, 07-22

07-22 Regardless of where you stand on the recent Supreme Court Decision (Dobbs) declaring that abortion is not a constitutional right; you have to admit the Democratic Party in this country has a lot of explaining to do. For decades they have promised their voters that they would protect “abortion rights” and “make sure Roe […]

Wellness 101 ~ THE DOCTOR IS IN!

Wellness 101 ~ THE DOCTOR IS IN!

By: Dr. Pierre Ghassibi, MD. – June,  2022 Greetings all. Let me repeat here a theme that I covered before but maybe in different words. The treatment of very many conditions and diseases is like crutches for a broken leg. These are advices that help prevent our body from breaking: * Our muscles hold our […]

KEEPING PROMISES ~ $2M for Gr. Lawrence Family Health Center

KEEPING PROMISES ~ $2M for Gr. Lawrence Family Health Center

May, 2022 – Last month, Lawrence Mayor Brian A. DePeña joined U.S. Representative Lori Trahan (MA-3), the Lawrence State Delegation, members of the Lawrence City Council, and GLFHC leaders to announce $2 million in federal funding secured by Trahan to expand primary health services offered to patients at Greater Lawrence Family Health Center (GLFHC) located […]

Weak Bones, Weak Joints Weak Body ~ THE DOCTOR IS IN!

Weak Bones, Weak Joints Weak Body ~ THE DOCTOR IS IN!

Ny. Dr. Pipere Ghassibi Our bones, our skeleton, support our structure and strong bones are very important for health. The subconscious brain reads the body and may lead us to depression if it sees physical weakness. It is our muscles that feed our bones, otherwise the bones degenerate. As you know, doctors prescribe medications for […]

PRIDEStar EMS Paramedics Honored by City of Haverhill for Reviving Resident

PRIDEStar EMS Paramedics Honored by City of Haverhill for Reviving Resident

LOWELL – PRIDEStar EMS is proud to share that two paramedics from its Trinity EMS Division were honored by the Haverhill City Council on Tuesday night for reviving a Haverhill resident. The Haverhill City Council and Mayor James J. Fiorentini presented Paramedics Samantha Kuenzler and Bobby Thorne with a certificate recognizing their quick response and […]

Improving EpiPen Access for Children ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR DIANA DIZOGLIO

Improving EpiPen Access for Children ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR DIANA DIZOGLIO

By: Senator DiZoglio Hello Valley Patriot Readers, The prevalence of life-threatening allergies among children is on the rise. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have reported that food allergies in children increased by 50 percent between 1997 and 2011. It is estimated that currently 1 in 13 children has a food allergy, and more […]

Sheilds Health Care & Lowell General Open Surgery Center for Merrimack Valley

Sheilds Health Care & Lowell General Open Surgery Center for Merrimack Valley

CHELMSFORD – Lowell General Hospital and Shields Health Care, in partnership with leading physicians from the region, announced today the opening of their new ambulatory surgery center in Chelmsford named The Surgery Center of the Merrimack Valley. The center is a newly renovated, 14,700 square foot facility featuring four operating rooms, pre-operative space, and a […]

Injuries from Cold Temperatures ~ THE DOCTOR IS IN!

Injuries from Cold Temperatures ~ THE DOCTOR IS IN!

Dr. Piere Ghassibi Our winters are very cold, so let us review the dangers of exposure. We know that less than a thirty- minute exposure to very low temperatures can result in injury by freezing of the skin and underlying tissues. This can also happen in skin covered by clothing, especially if wet. Because the […]

Funding for Immediate Pandemic Needs in Our Schools

Funding for Immediate Pandemic Needs in Our Schools

By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell In response to the persistent pandemic challenges, the Massachusetts House of Representatives has passed legislation directing $55 million toward our most immediate needs. Thankfully, we have passed the peak in terms of our case rate – but case counts remain high in the Merrimack Valley and effective use of […]

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