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By oRen - 1/19/23 - 11:59 am
Acupuncturist treats patient at BAP.

Community acupuncture treatments at Boston Acupuncture Project (74 Fairmount Ave, Hyde Park) are "by donation" on Friday, January 27, 2023 with 50% of proceeds benefiting Hyde Park's Racial Equity and Justice (REJ) Forum.

By oRen - 11/19/18 - 6:32 pm

The community is invited to Boston Acupuncture Project's Grand Opening Free Day this Small Business Saturday, November 24, from 10:00am – 2:30 pm with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 2:00pm. Free sample acupuncture treatments will be available beginning at 10:30am on a first come, first served basis.

By Courtney - 6/7/18 - 3:36 pm

Somerville Local First is proud to present the 2018 SomerWellness Fair being held in the historic main room of the Arts at the Armory (191 Highland Avenue, Somerville) on Wednesday June 27th, 2018 from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m.

Sponsored by SIRA NATURALS, this event is an amazing opportunity for attendees to learn about a variety of options to incorporate good health and wellness into everyday life. Representatives from the financial, yoga, medicinal cannabis, sensory deprivation and other industries will be available to provide information, introduce you to fun and unique ways of maintaining a healthy life and answer questions.

By rkagno - 10/13/10 - 12:22 pm

Patients needing emergency care at Newton-Wellesley Hospital now have an easy way to find out how long the ER wait is- before they actually get there. The Hospital is introducing three new innovative tools for its patients: an Emergency Room (ER) wait time display on the Newton-Wellesley website, a Hospital iPhone application available on iTunes for download and a mobile version of the website available for many smartphones.

Newton-Wellesley Hospital has already begun displaying the current average ER wait times on the hospital's website, www.nwh.org. The ER wait time is automatically updated every five minutes and represents the average time it takes for a patient to be placed into a treatment room to be seen by the ER practitioner on duty. Patients are triaged on arrival by a registered nurse and are then seen by an emergency medicine provider based on severity. Those determined to require immediate attention will go directly to a room. The service is meant for patients with urgent complaints, but not for those with life-threatening emergencies.

By Courtney - 10/6/10 - 11:53 am

City Hall Annex
50 Evergreen Ave.
Every Thursday starting
November 4
5 to 7 p.m.

Also available during these times and events:
Council on Aging
167 Holland St.
Friday, October 15
9 to 11 a.m.

Council On Aging – Health Fair
167 Holland St.
Wednesday, October 20
9 to 11 a.m.

Properzi Manor
13-25 Warren Ave.
Thursday, October 28
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Cross Street Senior Center
165 Broadway
Friday, October 29
10 to 11 a.m.

Clarendon Hill Towers
1374 Broadway, Community Room
Wednesday, November 3
2 to 3 p.m.

George Dilboy Post
371 Summer St.
Friday, November 5
12 to 2 p.m.

Ralph & Jenny Senior Center
9 New Washington St.
Wednesday, November 10
10 to 11 a.m.

Winter Hill Community School – Health Fair
177 Sycamore St.
Friday, November 12 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Saturday, November 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Walnut St. Center (behind Target)
35 Charlestown St.
Tuesday, November 16
1 to 2 p.m.

By dmk - 9/16/10 - 1:03 pm

The Roslindale Community Center will be hosting a ZUMBA demo session for potential sign ups this fall on Thursday night, September 30.

Taught by instructors DiAnna Reed & Tiffany Young of Roslindale, Session I will be for parents and kids will run from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM, and Session II for adults-only will run from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Bring water, towel, and your party or jazz sneakers. There will be an opportunity at the demonstration to sign up for classes to be scheduled this fall season at the Roslindale Community Center, at 6 Cummins Highway (corner of Washington Street) in Roslindale Square.

By theszak - 2/26/08 - 4:36 pm

Around the Boston, Cambridge, Somerville, Brookline metropolitan area
what choices do adults have to get their vaccines updated?... shingles,
tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis whoopingcough

by Lauran Neergaard
Vaccine rates in adults low, CDC says

Local information about where adults can get their vaccines updated or get vaccinated for shingles, tetanus, diphtheria, perussis whoopingcough

By pos7ed - 4/20/07 - 1:51 am

Really interesting news item about a Boston doctor.

By conficio - 3/31/07 - 1:16 pm

When: Begins Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at 7:00 PM
& meets every Tuesday for 10 weeks!

Where: Melrose Knights of Columbus, 23 West Foster
Street, Melrose, MA.

Goal: To run continuously for 30 minutes at a comfortable pace!

* Desire to learn how to run!
* Able to walk for a duration of 30 minutes!
* Good physical health (consult with your physician before beginning this exercise program)!

Cost: $30.00 includes a ONE year individual
membership in the Melrose Running Club!
($40 for a family membership)

By adamg - 10/9/06 - 6:59 pm

Instead of buying stuff with some sort of pink-ribbon theme (like this), Jen says, just write a check to the American Cancer Society.

The whole Pink Ribbon thing has seriously jumped the shark. Seriously. ...

By kensavage - 2/14/06 - 1:38 am

The common cold is caused by a virus rather than bacteria, so antibiotics can’t help. Work on building up your immune system and relieving your symptoms. If you have Influenza that’s a whole diferent ball game. Influenza also known as the flu, can incubate in your body for up to three days.

When it hits, be prepared with these simple steps to fight a cold naturally.

By kensavage - 7/19/05 - 3:31 am

I suffer (put up with) a condition which makes my teeth darker then they really should be. I'm 6 feet tall, healthy, don't smoke or drink coffee. But my teeth can turn a dark gray if not cleaned and whitened atleast yearly. After going to my dentist in Cambridge for the 3rd of 3 visits to whiten my teeth I couldn't stand the pain any longer. I wanted to Learn How to Whiten Your Teeth at Home.

Best stuff I could find was bought at a local CVS and it's called Ultra Plus White Complete Teeth Whitening System.

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