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
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
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
The Boston Public Health Commission yesterday announced another confirmed human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) this year. The case, an East Boston resident in his 40’s, was hospitalized but has been released. Continue reading
Adults who were normal weight at the time of incident diabetes had higher mortality than adults who are overweight or obese, according to a research paper published on The Journal of the American Medical Association(JAMA) in August. Continue reading
Boston Publish Health Committee is watching closely on New York City, which has approved regulations on September 13 and become the first city in U.S. restricting portion sizes at restaurants to fight obesity and diabetes. Continue reading