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HPV vaccine remains underutilized

Although a vaccine for HPV has been available since 2006, the compliance rate remains low.

Partners HealthCare and the Kraft Center for Community Health Provide Support to Inspiring Physicians and Nurses

Robert Kraft and his family have made a generous gift to Partners HealthCare to create the Kraft Center for Community Health Leadership.

Farm-to-Plate Food Truck Will Deliver to Underserved Neighborhoods

Unable to access healthy meals easily in her own neighborhood, Roxbury native and food justice advocate Cassandria Campbell developed Fresh Food Generation(FFG)

Osteoarthritis: Oh, those painful knees

Osteoarthritis, which can range from mild to severe, is one of the most debilitating diseases in this country.

Primary care physician: The CEO of your health

The primary care provider manages your health care. It is important to find one that fits your personal needs.

A heart-healthy salad

Salads can be more than just lettuce and tomatoes. This salad combines fruit and lettuce with seeds and nuts.

Watermelon: A combination of water and healthy nutrients

Watermelon not only tastes good, it is chock full of nutrients the body requires to function efficiently.

Setting Data Free, In the Name of Better Health

Data is often kept out of reach of those who could benefit from it the most. Dwayne Spradlin, CEO of Dwayne Spradlin, CEO of the New York-based Health Data Consortium, said as much during his keynote speech at the second ...

Melanoma: Blacks are not immune

There is a misperception — even among some health providers — that people of color do not get skin cancer. By the time black patients visit a doctor the cancer often has spread.

A healthy vegetarian meal

This recipe of brown rice and vegetables is low in fat and sodium but high in protein and fiber.

Calcium — more than strong bones

Calcium is the most common mineral in the body and is responsible not only for healthy bones but for functions of the heart, muscles and nerves.

Fitness Guru Billy Blanks Jr. to deliver keynote address at Whittier Street Health Center’s 2014 Men’s Health Summit

Blanks Jr., described as the face for the new generation of fitness, went from being homeless to being a global fitness celebrity. He will share his challenging journey and his insight into how men can be motivated to care about ...

Partners in Preventing Violence

Standing up against violence is a positive, healthy choice that helps individuals, families, and communities to thrive. One initiative at Massachusetts General Hospital, called Men Against Abuse, is embracing this commitment by raising awareness of the role that men have ...

Family medical history: An insight to your health

Knowing your family medical history can alert you to your risk of several health conditions.

Sunglasses: More than just a fashion statement

Although many people choose sunglasses for style, the deciding factor should be safety. Sunglasses should protect against UV rays from the sun.

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