Supporting Strong Moms at the Dorchester House Multi-Service Center with help from Brigham and Women’s Hospital

People throughout the Partners HealthCare system are working to develop innovative new programs to provide support to new parents and their growing families.

OTC drugs: Safe when taken correctly

Although over-the-counter, or OTC drugs are available without a prescription, their ease of use has not diminished their potency. Dosages and precautions listed on Drug Facts Labels should be followed closely.

A healthy whole grain snack

A “healthy snack” sounds like an oxymoron. The two words seem to be on opposite ends. But that does not have to be the case. In this recipe from the American Institute for Cancer Research, whole grains are combined with ...

Local woman uses education nonprofit to teach Ebola prevention in Guinea

Guinean-born Oumou Cherif is using her education-focused nonprofit organization to spread information about Ebola virus prevention.

Boston Public Health Commission reports decline in black infant mortality.

While infant mortality rates among blacks in Boston are still higher among those for whites, the city has seen a decrease in the gap over the last 10 years.

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.