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152 reports of vaping-related lung injuries reported to Massachusetts health officials, 29 cases reported to the CDC

The Department of Public Health today reported 10 new cases of vaping-associated pulmonary injury— now totaling 29 cases, 10 confirmed and 19 probable—to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Information provided to the CDC also includes evidence gathered from patient interviews and patient medical records reviews. To …

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5 Reasons to buy a hot tub today

We Americans love to work hard and play hard. However, we often focus so much on working that we don’t realize we need that rest, relaxation, or downtime until something “breaks.” We have drawn the proverbial bowstring too tightly and it snaps. We are overstressed, snappy, overtired, or cranky. We …

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82 confirmed flu cases reported in Massachusetts

Flu Prevention

With the arrival of flu season in Massachusetts, the Department of Public Health (DPH) urges people to get vaccinated now to protect themselves, their families, and prevent the spread of flu. On Friday, October 4th, DPH began Massachusetts’ flu surveillance monitoring and reporting for the 2019-2020 flu season. Since the …

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Massachusetts Public Health reports five additional vaping injury cases to US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) Monday reported five additional cases of vaping-associated pulmonary injury – two confirmed, three probable – to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), bringing the statewide total of reported cases to 10. Five of the cases are confirmed and five are …

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