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We Are Moving

August 1, 2012


After gaining traction for five years and providing our readers with the most reputable and reliable health information with a focus on the communities of Boston, the Mayor’s Health Line blog will now be joining forces with the Healthy Boston Blog at the Boston Public Health Commission! No further updates will be posted to this blog, so […]

Essential sun safety

June 21, 2012


Each summer, Bostonians flock to the beach for picnics, swimming, relaxation and exercise. In Massachusetts, melanoma rates are 26 percent higher than the national average. We all love to enjoy the sun, but there are simple ways to protect your skin from its powerful UV rays. Staying safe in the sun is easy: Use sunscreens […]

Using social media for a healthier life

May 30, 2012


We live in a connected world, and now, it‘s easier than ever to find health information online and even track healthy behaviors on our phones. The City of Boston is on board with getting you the best health information and services in the most efficient digital way: Social media: Twitter: Follow the Boston Public Health […]

High school teens: Do you want a summer job?

May 24, 2012


Attention teens! Making money this summer just got easier. Employers all over the state are looking for high school summer employees, and you could qualify. The Mayor’s Summer Jobs Campaign has teamed up with Boston Private Industry Council to help teens find summer jobs and be on the road to a successful career. In addition […]

Boston Moves For Public Health

May 17, 2012


In a push by Mayor Menino to improve Bostonian’s overall health, his campaign, Boston Moves for Health was launched earlier last month. The Mayor has challenged the people of Boston to collectively lose one million pounds and walk ten million miles to successfully complete the challenge. “Together, we have come a long way toward making […]

Free health and fitness day: Saturday April 28

April 26, 2012


Free health and fitness day: Saturday April 28   Sometimes, learning about health for you and your family can seem daunting. This Saturday, you can spend the afternoon snacking on healthy foods and exploring fun activities for you and your kids – all while learning about better, healthier ways to live.   From dentistry to […]

Get the job you want, with a little help from the U.S. Department of Labor

April 25, 2012


Get the job you want, with a little help from the U.S. Department of Labor If you’re out of a job, or might be soon, you may have more opportunities than you think. Instead of applying to the same jobs with the same skills, you could train for a better job—for free. The Workforce Investment […]