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5 Fermented Foods You Need to Add to Your Diet

90 grams of kefir grains, via Wikimedia CC.

No longer is sauerkraut just a must-have topping for your brat, but it turns out that it is a genuine health food.  The general...

Healthcare, Homecare Workers Team to Call For $15/Hour Wage

Healthcare and Homecare workers will team up to host a community forum on Tuesday, March 24 in Worcester to call for a $15/hour wage and investments...

How Much are Your Limbs Worth in Massachusetts?

Be careful. You don't want to lose a limb in Massachusetts. Massachusetts pays out less in Workers' Compensation for loss of limbs and other...

Arvizu: High Risk Pregnancy: A Beautiful Birth and Heartbreaking Loss

The words “high risk pregnancy” refer to a number of maternal and neo-natal conditions that require more medical attention than a “normal...

Three Ways to Have a Nutritious Breakfast on the Go

Going out for breakfast on the weekend in Portland is an institution.  You wait outside for 45 minutes sipping coffee and chatting with friends, occasionally...

WPS Food Initiative Mentioned in National School Nutrition Journal

Donna Lombardi, the Worcester Public Schools Director of Nutrition and her Fun in the Sun Summer Food Truck initiative was recently mentioned in the latest...

Arvizu: Massage Makes Pregnancy Better

Being pregnant is hard work both physically and emotionally. Physically, we feel tired and stretched to the max. Emotionally we may feel shamed by weight...

Arvizu: All Parents and Babies Can Benefit From A Little Music Therapy

Everybody knows what music is, but how many of us are actually aware of how beneficial music therapy can be for us and our babies?...

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation Awards Grants To Worcester Organizations

In 2014 the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation awarded nearly $2.9 million to nonprofit organizations in the New England area. Two Worcester based organizations were among  ...

St. Vincent’s Nurses Ratify Three Year Contract to Improve Staffing Levels

On Monday, the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) and National Nurses United (NNU) announced that registered nurses at St. Vincent's Hospital in Worcester voted to...

Worcester Public Health Officials to Give Update on Community Health Plan

On Wednesday, the Worcester Division of Public Health will present its an annual report on the progress of the Greater Worcester Community Health Improvement Plan ...

10 Tips to Finally Quit Smoking

Quitting smoking is tough.  That is an understatement, but there really is not a better way to put it. 

Massachusetts Medical Society Forms Task Force On Opioid Abuse

President of the Massachusetts Medical Society Richard S. Pieters, M.D. announced the formation of an opioid task force after the February 19 meeting on opioid...

Arvizu: Why Do Women Still Choose Home Birth?

Today, most hospitals are pretty high tech when it comes to delivering babies.  Every fetal heartbeat and contraction is recorded and the security...

MA Health Pushes Insurance Application Back Due to Snow

The Massachusetts Health Connector and MassHealth announced on Friday that they are extending the deadline to complete an application and pick a plan...

DA Early to Sponsor Scope of Pain Seminar

On March 9, Worcester District Attorney Joe Early will be sponsoring a free Scope of Pain Seminar at UMass Medical School from 6-9 p.m.

Arvizu: 5 Ways to Make Your C-Section More Family Centered

Sometimes, the safest way to deliver a baby is by Cesarean Section.  Whether it’s planned or done emergently, the procedure itself...

Arvizu: Do You Want Your Epidural Now?

It’s estimated that about two thirds of American women receive an epidural during childbirth making it the most common pain relief option...

Arvizu: The Risks and Benefits of The Oral Glucose Tolerance Test

The Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT) has become the standard method for diagnosing gestational diabetes in the United States.  It’s typically...

Worcester Mom Gives Birth To Twins During Blizzard

Being rushed on the way to UMass Memorial Hospital, Patricia Strickland, of Worcester, gave birth to her newborn son Gabriel in the back of an...

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