Health & Wellness Gallery

Sep 23, 2009
Due to a shipment delay of the seasonal flu vaccine, the annual City Hall flu clinic originally scheduled for October 14 will be held on November 18th from 9am till 1pm (still at City Hall. Annual on-site flu clinics for Cambridge fire, police, and school personnel (Thorndike Street)will also be rescheduled for November. Since flu season runs from December through March, getting your...
Apr 22, 2009
PSA for the USPS Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive - Saturday May 9, 2009
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Sep 13, 2008
This is an ongoing group. You can join in at anytime during the workshop series. We meet in Cambridge, MA. T Accessible. Welcome to Reaching Out About Depression. Feeling blue? Having a tough time? Do things seem hopeless? We are here to help. Reaching Out About Depression (ROAD) is a free, community-based program created by neighborhood women for neighborhood women. The program...
Sep 18, 2009
It’s fall again, and the big questions on everyone’s mind this year are -- whether Tom Brady’s knee will hold up and the H1N1 Virus. My Magic 8 Ball says “cannot predict now” on Tom Brady’s ACL but “decidedly so” on H1N1 vaccines. Decidedly, “swine flu”, as it has been called despite porcine protests, is here and we need to be vigilant. True, two flus There are actually two flus...
Mar 10, 2009
In this video Amanda talks about her experiences with drug and alcohol.
Sep 7, 2008
El Programa Women, Infant and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program WIC es el programa de Nutricion en Salud Publica mas grande de los E.U. que provee servicios a mujeres embarazadas, madres, bebes y niños hasta los cinco años. En MA. hay 35 oficinas localizadas en los diferentes pueblos y ciudades.
Sep 8, 2009
Cambridge-Somerville For Change, an area volunteer group, was one of several organizations that helped bring out a lively Labor Day crowd for the "Health Care Can’t Wait" rally on Boston Common September 7. The event was part of a nation-wide effort to focus attention on health care as President Obama prepares to address a joint session of Congress on the issue on September 9. At tables...
Jan 22, 2009
Snow is no joke for the disabled who often have to navigate icy sidewalks and piles of snow on wheels. "We don't have the option to climb over snowbanks or hop into the street to get around something impassable," explains Laura Brelsford, Chair of the volunteer board of Cambridge's Commission of People with Disabilities. "So we really need clear sidewalks -- that's three feet wide so we...
Jun 20, 2008
Check out the video of the Father and Son’s Breakfast - the kick off for the Men’s Health League which occurred on May 31st 2008 at ‘the Elks’ on Bishop Allen Drive in ‘the Port’/Area 4 Cambridge. Getting a Man to check on his health has always been a challenge and Men of color in particular are at the top of the charts when it comes to statistics on high cholesterol heart disease, and...
Jul 31, 2009
Robert Whitaker's book traces the history of the methods used on the mentally ill over 200 years. The story is one of 'bad medicine following bad science'. Neighborhood Media's own Sharon Stentiford conducts the interview as Robert leads the viewer through a fascinating, though at times shameful history. The journey leads to the uncovering of techniques which may be much more effective. Enjoy...
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Dec 19, 2008
Recently, CCTV has been thinking about how we can expand our online community to connect local policymakers and residents here in Cambridge on local policy issues. This past week, we drew up a proposal that we hope to use in 2009 to reach out to city workers and community activists working on health and human services issues (and more) here in Cambridge. The purpose is to help determine the...
Nov 21, 2007
OK the video is FIXED now......so click the image to see the video of the Cambridge Flu Clinic at City Hall. Sorry it was down yesterday. - MD
Jun 30, 2009
What is Happening? I look around and see people Disregarding each other’s mind, body, and soul. Why are you so angry? Why the rage and revenge. It must end. There is so much hate. Where is the love? I don’t see it. People are afraid. Intimidation is so wrong. There is too much harm, hurt, destruction. Where is the conscience? Who are your friends? Are they competitors, rivals? We need to...
Nov 30, 2008
CCTV will present a specially produced commemorative video piece by local artist London Bridgez in honor of World AIDS Day (Dec.1). London's spoken word piece " Can’t Stop (Loving You)" pushes our expectations of the genre, building creative bridges between blues and soul. Her work mimics afro Caribbean oral traditions of story telling about love, life, and loss. CCTV will be...
Nov 19, 2007
It's that time of year. No, not the holidays...Flu Shot season! Click the image on the left to see a short (2:55) video about the Cambridge Flu Clinic and hear Louise Rice, Senior Director of Public Health Nursing for Cambridge, on this year's flu season and why YOU should get a flu shot! "Flu season in New England doesn't peak until late January and continues all the way into April," says...
Jun 2, 2009
STAYING INFORMED DURING A PANDEMIC: A COMMUNITY DISCUSSION Cambridge Public Health Department wants your opinion! Come participate in a focus group designed to help your local health officials keep you informed during a flu pandemic. You don't have to be a Cambridge resident to participate. And get paid $50! Tuesday, June 9 from 2:00 pm -6:00 pm OR Saturday, June 27 9:30 am to 1:30...
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Nov 15, 2008
NAMI Connection is a weekly recovery support group for people living with mental illness in which people learn from each others’ experiences, share coping strategies, and offer each other encouragement and understanding. Our meetings are held at Cambridge Hospital every Wednesday evening at 1493 Cambridge Street from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Learning Room C&D 3rd floor Contact 617-776-7972
Nov 14, 2007
by Margaret Desjardins I hate shots. I mean I really hate shots…I fainted when I got my ears pierced. Just the thought of needles makes me light headed. So it was with some trepidation that I approached the free flu shot clinic at City Hall this morning and allowed Louise Rice, the Senior Director of Public Health Nursing for the City of Cambridge, to swab and stab me with…a flu shot...
May 21, 2009
Our website is back up and running under a new name. We are still working on it. Check it out. www.reachingoutaboutdepression.org
Sep 30, 2008
BeLive was fortunate to have guest Justine Deutsche discuss and demonstrate acupuncture (8/19/08). For those of you who were inspired to try acupuncture, or to stop by and learn more, Justine can be reached as follows: Acupuncture Together 2464 Massachusetts Avenue Suite 420 Cambridge, MA 02140 Tel: (617) 499-9993 Clinic Hours: Monday 3:30-7:30 Tuesday 9:30-1:30 Wednesday 1:30-5...

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