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November 14, 2019

Curbing childhood obesity

Five Ways to Help Kids Gain Life-Long Health Habits During National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month Childhood obesity is an ever-growing health concern that can negatively impact […]
March 4, 2019

Addiction and Eating Disorders

A toxic and often secret partnership At school and the media, school-aged youth are bombarded with unhealthy, unrealistic messages about being thin, popular, attractive, cool, etc. […]
September 11, 2018

Empower Lunch Hour

Join a passion purpose community event where you can mix, mingle and meet new people who are making a difference. Bring a colleague or friend and […]
August 22, 2018
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Sickly sweet: How much sugar is too much?

UMass Lowell researcher weighs in on how to avoid hidden sources, make healthier choices to reduce health risks Sugar. Some people crave it. Others are wary […]
April 5, 2018

Text Your Emergency to 911

Starting today, April 2, 2018, if you are not near a landline, you can text your emergency to 911.  This new feature will allow better access […]
February 23, 2018
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Delaying Action Costs Lives: Treatment

If a child says they are considering suicide or has made a suicide attempt, immediate treatment may be necessary.  “One of the most important things is to […]
September 22, 2017
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What Do I Do With My Child?

College can be an exciting time for many young adults. It is where they experience many firsts, including a new lifestyle, friends, roommates, exposure to new […]
March 6, 2017
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Media and the Mirror

A young girl in her mid-teens stares at a mirror, a wounded look in her eyes as she dissects the reflection looking back at her. With […]
August 30, 2016
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Road to Recovery

When JuliAnn Crommelin was 13, she started sneaking beers out of her parent’s kitchen cabinet. “Drinking just put me in a different state of mind. It […]
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