Health + Education:

Matters of Life & Beth – The Last 5 Pounds

Ever since having children, I’ve struggled to lose those stubborn, last 5 (maybe 8) pounds. I realize this is not a big deal, but whether you want to lose 5 pounds or 50, it’s frustrating when you can’t. Over the years, I’ve calorie counted, reduced sugar consumption, cut carbs and banned alcohol — only to find… Read More

Beth Daigle

Art for All

The Lowell Community Health Center’s ArtUp Program is a Win-Win for Patients, Staff, Artists and Community. In a newly-restored 1880s mill building, the 100,000-square-foot Lowell Community Health Center (Lowell CHC) provides services for thousands of area residents, and thanks to a creative program called ArtUp, it also serves as a gallery for the work of… Read More

Anne Broyles

Food or Foe?

Local Experts Discuss the Pros and Cons of Genetically Modified Organisms  Perhaps you’ve heard the term at your local health food store. Or maybe you’ve read that General Mills no longer uses them in Cheerios. Or that starting in 2018, Whole Foods Market will require all suppliers to label whether their products contain them. Wherever you’ve heard the… Read More

Liz Michalski

A Passion for Service

Greater Lawrence Family Health Center’s Lawrence Family Medicine Residency Program More than 800 applicants vying for eight coveted openings might sound like the premise for a cutthroat reality television show, but for Dr. Joseph Gravel, that kind of interest marks the beginning of an annual monthslong process to match doctors with the Lawrence Family Medicine… Read More

Alyson Aiello
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