Tufts Medical Center provides free cervical and breast cancer screenings to uninsured Boston-area women

Tufts Medical Center will host on October 13 a free cervical and breast cancer screening program, See, Test & Treat®, sponsored by the College of American Pathologists(CAP) and funded through grants from the CAP Foundation.

The program features same day medical tests, diagnoses and follow-up care for uninsured and underserved women ages 21 and older, all in a single visit. The program will take place on Saturday, October 13, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm in the OB/GYN clinic on the second floor of Tufts Medical Center’s South Building (860 Washington Street in Boston). Continue reading

Dental Care Tips for Diabetic Patients

Diabetic patients, especially in after puberty and aging individuals, have greater chances of developing oral health problems such as tooth decay, fungal infections, salivary gland dysfunction, inflammatory skin disease, periodontal disease or taste impairment and thrush of the mouth.

However, the oral problems in diabetic patients can be prevented. Here are some tips on dental care for diabetic patients: Continue reading

Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center: Serving Chinese Elders in Boston

GBCGAC is a not-for-profit organization which was established in 1972. Its mission is to promote the general welfare of Asian elders. A comprehensive network of culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate programs and services assists elders with access to mainstream elder services and supports independent living. Services and programs provided by GBCGAC include Social Services, Nutrition, Adult/Social Day Care, Education and Recreation, Senior Community Service Employment, Serving Health Information Needs of Elders and more. Continue reading