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How to Protect Yourself Against HPV & Cervical Cancer

Almost all cases of cervical cancer are caused by HPV (human papillomavirus). Thankfully, it’s very easy to protect yourself and…
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Healthy “Comfort Food” Recipes

Stay warm and healthy this holiday season with these healthy "comfort food" recipes.
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Massachusetts Is First State in the Nation to Prohibit Tobacco and Vaping Sales in Pharmacies

By D.J. Wilson, Tobacco Control Director/Public Health Liaison, Massachusetts Municipal Association With the start of 2019, tobacco control advocates throughout…
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3 Ways To Prevent Illness this Winter

With cold and snowy days now here in New England, learn how to prevent illness during this susceptible time of…
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5 Ways to Stay Prepared for Winter Storms

With the season of harsh and cold weather among us, it is important to be prepared for winter storms.
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3 Ways to Help Yourself Feel Better if You Get Sick

Feeling under the weather? Do not worry it will pass. Here are some tips to help you feel better in…
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Healthy Holiday Recipes

Add these healthy alternatives to your Thanksgiving dinner, and enjoy your meal without the worry of your diet!
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5 Ways to Stay Active During Cold Weather

Cold weather should not have an effect on ones activity level this season. Learn how you can stay active in…
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3 Ways to Stick to Healthy Eating During the Holidays

Falling off your diet is easy during the holiday season. GLFHC is here to provide you with a few tips…
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3 Ways to Lower Your Chances of Getting Sick This Fall

Getting sick during this time of year can be very difficult. Work, school and family are hard enough to juggle…
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This Fall, Take Care of the Skin You’re In

This fall, make sure you're keeping your skin healthy and happy — and let Greater Lawrence Family Health Center help…
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Demystifying the Health Care Proxy (and Other Related Legal Documents)

by Lauren M. Darisse, Esq., Director of Compliance, Risk Management & Legal Services We’ve all probably heard the term “Health…
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Summer Safety Tips

1. Sunblock With warm weather steadily increasing, nothing beats a little fun in the sun! With this, UV rays from…
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Enjoy the Sunshine… Safely!

There are far more benefits than drawbacks to the sunny, warmer weather, but one of the things that falls firmly…
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Snacking the Stress Away… the Healthy Way!

Everyone deals with stress differently, but one of the most common responses to stress is eating… even without realizing it!…
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It’s as Easy as 1,2,3: Simple Morning Exercises to Make You Feel Great!

As we know, good nutrition alone isn’t enough to maintain a healthy body. Physical activity is just as important a…
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Smart, Simple Substitutes for Heart Healthy Meals

It’s a common misconception that in order to be healthier, you have to give up a significant portion of the…
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Keeping Your Body Healthy With Food & Exercise

Everybody needs good nutrition to live a healthy life. Good nutrition means that you are getting the quality and variety…
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But First, Breakfast!

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s vital to make time for it, since it’s the first…
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Breathe In, Breathe Out

Relieving stress doesn’t always involve highly-complicated solutions. Something as simple as breathing in a different way can help reduce your…
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Healthy Snacks for Good Health

Staying healthy and building strong muscles is essential for children as they grow. Good nutrition and exercise are two important…
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Exercising for Better Health: Go at Your Own Pace

To maintain overall cardiovascular health, the American Heart Association recommends that the average person commit to at least… 30 minutes…
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Storytelling The Mission: A Necessity for Nonprofits

by Rich Napolitano Senior Vice President, External Relations & Chief Development Officer I recently attended a conference of the National…
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Preventing Concussions and Sports Injuries

In addition to healthy eating, exercise is a great way for children to stay fit. Many children play sports to…
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