Health

Fried Concoctions courtesy of the Texas Rangers – by Jordan Kobritz

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Ballpark concessions are as much a part of the baseball experience as foul balls and autographs. And if you want to challenge your inner gastronomical self, a number of new and creative concession items are available at ballparks around the country. Some may sound appealing, others revolting depending on your constitution. The Texas Rangers introduced…

Cohasset Drug Forum Gets to Root of Drug Addiction

In-between snowstorms Christine Murphy of Cohasset’s Social Service League (SSL) presented a program about killer drugs “from prescription to addiction.” Murphy should know. Her former husband battled drug addition for most of his life. Last week’s 2 hour program (check Cohasset 143 for air times) offered a plethora of information about drugs kids and adults…

BetterDoctor.com says Boston is the healthiest city in USA

Boston has just been ranked the #1 most healthy city in America, according to the BetterDoctor.com Healthy Cities Index. To create this ranking, BetterDoctor.com — a free consumer healthcare tool that makes it easy to find a great doctor — evaluated cities across the U.S. based on important health criteria such as exercise rates, the…

The Five Biggest Problems in Health Care Today, by Leah Binder

Americans are losing patience with our healthcare system. But the reverse is also true — our healthcare system is losing “patients.” More than 1,000 Americans die every day in the hospital. By Leah Binder Americans are losing patience with our nation’s healthcare system. But the reverse is also true — our healthcare system is literally…

Exchange Plans Not Protecting HIV Positive Patients with Affordable Care

Congress must intervene, cracking down on those insurers whose coverage discriminates against vulnerable Americans in need of specialty medication.Exchange Plans Not Protecting HIV Positive Patients with Affordable Care By Brian Hujdich Progress in the fight against HIV disease has been remarkable. Thanks to the advent and continued development of innovative therapies, people living with HIV…

May 31 hazardous waste collection this spring, Scituate, MA

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South Shore Recycling Cooperative member towns will host one more household hazardous waste collection this spring – May 31Got toxics? South Shore Recycling Cooperative member towns will host one more household hazardous waste collection this spring. It will be held at the Scituate Highway Dept., 68 Captain Pierce Rd., May 31 from 9 am-1 pm.…

Nurse Relates Heart Attack Experience

Nurse Relates Heart Attack ExperienceI am an ER nurse and this is the best description of this event that I have ever heard. Please read, pay attention, and send it on! FEMALE HEART ATTACKS I was aware that female heart attacks are different, but this is the best description I’ve ever read. Women rarely have…

Learn how to attract Native Bees to your garden

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Learn how to attract Native Bees to our gardenNative Pollinator Conservation Ms. Sonia Schloemann May 17, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Powisset Farm, 39 Powisset St., Dover, MA Pollination is an important step in growing all fruits and many vegetables. While most people know about honey bees, native bees are also important pollinators. Encouraging native…