Health + Education:

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

Six Steps Toward Wellness

Local experts offer some easy steps to start feeling healthier and happier each day 1. Increase your water intake. Drinking enough water is the No. 1 thing to consider when trying to improve your health, says Christy LeMire, a nutrition and wellness coach in Newburyport. Many of us are chronically dehydrated. Thirst can be mistaken… Read More

Will Courtney
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