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Local Convenience Stores Sell Healthier Fare

December 4, 2013

Two local convenience stores Ė Newtowne Variety and Pires Market Ė have rolled out healthy eating options as the first participants in the Cambridge in Motion Healthy Market Program. A kickoff celebration took place on Nov. 22.

Residents Should Remain Vigilant about Mosquito Bites

September 20, 2013

Cambridge mosquitoes collected last week have tested positive for West Nile virus, according to an announcement from state health officials on Sept. 19.

Health Department Polls Community on Cityís Top Health Concerns

August 29, 2013

The Cambridge Public Health Department is launching a survey to identify the city's greatest health needs. Survey open until Sept. 30.

West Nile Virus Found in Cambridge Mosquitoes

August 12, 2013

Residents urged to protect themselves from mosquitoes

Cambridge Celebrates Menís Health Month

June 14, 2013

The Menís Health League announced mini-grant awards and is co-sponsoring the annual Hoops ĎNí Health sports tournament in celebration of Menís Health Month this June. The Menís Health League is based at the Cambridge Public Health Department.

$500 Mini-Grants Awarded to Cambridge Groups

May 22, 2013

The Cambridge Public Health Department, through its Letís Move Cambridge and Cambridge in Motion campaigns, has awarded $500 mini-grants to ten local organizations to develop activities that promote healthy eating and physical activity.

Boston Marathon Recovery

May 8, 2013

The Boston Marathon bombings and the police actions that followed are traumatic events. Here are some local resources and tip sheets to help aid the recovery process.

Cambridge Residents Encouraged to Donate Blood This Spring

April 18, 2013

While the blood needs for people injured in the Boston Marathon tragedy have been met, the need for blood is constant. Find out about upcoming blood drives in Cambridge.

Cambridge Suppports White Ribbon Day

March 7, 2013

On March 7, 2013, thousands of men across Massachusetts will stand up and be counted as allies against menís violence towards women. A group of male employees from the City of Cambridge took part in the White Ribbon Day pledge led by State Representative and Cambridge City Councillor Marjorie C. Decker.

Cambridge Receives Culture of Health Prize from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

February 21, 2013

Cambridge is one of six winners nationwide of the inaugural Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Culture of Health Prize. The prize honors outstanding community partnerships across the United States that are helping residents lead healthier lives.

New Prescription Discount Card for Cambridge Residents

February 4, 2013

A new city program offers savings on prescription drugs to residents who are without health insurance, a traditional benefits plan, or have prescriptions that are not covered by insurance.


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