Health

City Life

What You Need to Know about Boston’s Vaccine Sites

First, please join me in taking a giant step back for a moment. Vaccines are here. All the science available to us right now shows that […]

City Life

When the Rollout Ramps Up, What Do We Do about Vaccine Line-Cutters?

For this early, and admittedly very “bumpy,” phase of the vaccine rollout in Massachusetts, much of the focus has been on making sure the right […]

Wellness

The Interview: State Rep. and Emergency Physician Jon Santiago

Jon Santiago first caught Bostonians’ eye when he defeated the beloved 35-year incumbent Byron Rushing for a seat in the state House of Representatives two […]

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Wellness

The Dentist Will Screen You Now

Way back when, during the simpler days of December, I made a routine appointment for a teeth cleaning. It was the sort of thing I […]

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Wellness

The 2020 Top Dentists List Is Here

Let’s be honest: After months of quarantine baking, our pearly whites could all use a little extra TLC right now. But if you’ve recently moved […]

City Life

Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Marked the End of Casual Sex?

Not long after the virus first hit, I was in a committed relationship, so casual sex wasn’t really an issue. When the relationship ended, though, […]

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Wellness

What You Need to Know About Female Hair Loss

If you have experienced more hair shedding or noticed thinning of your hair over the past few months, you are certainly not alone. “Unfortunately, women […]

Presented by: Medi Tresse
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Wellness

The 3 Most Important Things You Can Do to Protect Your Eyesight

It’s easy to take your vision for granted. Yet, surveys show that vision is the sense that people fear losing the most. Many eye diseases […]

Presented by: Massachusetts Eye and Ear
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Wellness

The Pandemic Could Result in a Surge of HIV Infections in Boston

The spinoff public health crises that will arise from the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown are likely to reverberate for generations, but an immediate and […]

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Wellness

Why You Don’t Need to Delay Your Cancer Care During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how each of us interacts with the outside world, including getting the healthcare we need. During this time of uncertainty, […]

Presented by: Mass General Cancer Center
Wellness

How to Make Sure Your Anti-Racism Work Is a Lifelong Endeavor

The last few weeks have seen a fever pitch of activism, protests, and fundraising across Boston and beyond in support of the Black Lives Matter […]

Wellness

How to Help Children Cope with Depression and Anxiety Right Now

Growing up like a “regular kid” is anything but regular these days. From virtual learning to days on end spent with parents and siblings instead […]

Wellness

Marty Walsh Declared Racism a Public Health Issue. Here’s Why

Among the demographics most affected by the coronavirus in Boston, communities of color have been hardest hit, with the Black/African American population showing the highest […]

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Wellness

5 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Virtual Doctor Visits

A bad cough, itchy eyes, trouble sleeping…we all experience these issues every now and then. Our first instinct? A trip to the doctor’s office. With […]

Presented by: Massachusetts Eye and Ear
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Wellness

The Untold Story of Moderna’s Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine

During the small hours of a cold January morning, Stéphane Bancel slipped into the kitchen while his wife and children were still in bed. He […]