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WHO no longer says coffee can cause cancer

...And, talk to your doctor about any health concerns you may have. Keri Szejda, Food Safety and Health Communication Scholar, Center for Research on Ingredient Safety, Arizona State University NBPHealth......

https://newbostonpost.com/2016/06/16/who-no-longer-says-coffee-can-cause-cancer/

Study: Breast, ovarian cancer may be linked in origin

...Medical School, Nicole Snyder from Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Genevieve Housman of Arizona State University and Sarah Heerboth from Vanderbilt School of Medicine also contributed. NBPHealth......

https://newbostonpost.com/2016/06/15/study-breast-ovarian-cancer-may-be-linked-in-origin/

Tobacco age-limit hike seen gaining interest in House

...21, with 31 percent opposed. Registered Democrats, women, non-white voters and respondents over the age of 60 were most supportive, according to a MassINC memo. Written by Katie Lannan NBPHealth......

https://newbostonpost.com/2016/06/15/tobacco-age-limit-hike-seen-gaining-interest-in-house/

Amid opioid epidemic, more schools offer ‘sober dorms’

...are already committed to staying sober. “Nothing is a truly safe space,” Boyd Austin said. “Having housing is not a guarantee that relapses can’t happen.” Written by Teresa Wiltz NBPHealth......

https://newbostonpost.com/2016/06/15/amid-opioid-epidemic-more-schools-offer-sober-dorms/

What Boston is doing to slow the alarming rise of elder abuse

...Elder Abuse Hotline: 1-800-922-2275. For more information: http://www.mass.gov/elders/service-orgs-advocates/protective-services-program.html See link to Red Flags of Abuse flier: http://ncea.aoa.gov/Resources/Publication/docs/NCEA_RedFlags_web508.pdf See link to Protect Yourself flier: http://ncea.aoa.gov/Resources/Publication/docs/NCEA_ProtectYourself_508.pdf Contact Mary McCleary at [email protected] NBPHealth......

https://newbostonpost.com/2016/06/15/what-boston-is-doing-to-slow-the-alarming-rise-of-elder-abuse/

Health leaders review successes covered by ‘Wellness Fund’

...the outcomes of the funded programs and partnerships. “Even from what’s happening now, we know what’s happening now is working,” she told the News Service. Written by Katie Lannan NBPHealth......

https://newbostonpost.com/2016/06/14/health-leaders-review-successes-covered-by-wellness-fund/

Bay State steps up fight against drug abuse epidemic

...to help those afflicted by it. “Nobody on their own is going to get there on this one,” the governor said. “This is going to require a group effort.” NBPHealth......

https://newbostonpost.com/2016/06/13/bay-state-steps-up-fight-against-drug-abuse-epidemic/

Opioid battle takes a new direction thanks to local police

...“We’re not at war with our communities,” Ryan said. “We want to do sophisticated problem-solving and make a meaningful difference.” Contact Kara Bettis at [email protected] or on Twitter @karabettis. NBPHealth......

https://newbostonpost.com/2016/06/10/opioid-battle-takes-a-new-direction-thanks-to-local-police/

Baker asks for crossed fingers as he readies Medicaid waiver plan

...fingers, grabbed your rosary, said a couple of Hail Mary’s. I mean, we really need the help,” he said. — Written by Matt Murphy Copyright State House News Service NBPHealth......

https://newbostonpost.com/2016/06/10/baker-asks-for-crossed-fingers-as-he-readies-medicaid-waiver-plan/

World Health agency advises delaying pregnancy over Zika risk

...in Massachusetts, all of them associated with travel or relations with travelers, according to the U.S. agency based in Atlanta. Contact Kara Bettis at [email protected] or on Twitter @karabettis. NBPHealth......

https://newbostonpost.com/2016/06/09/world-health-agency-advises-delaying-pregnancy-over-zika-risk/

Baker, Hassan to pitch Mass. opioid approach as ‘national model’

...they have as much information as they should have about what the best practice and the right balance is.” — Written by Katie Lannan Copyright State House News Service NBPHealth......

https://newbostonpost.com/2016/06/09/baker-hassan-to-pitch-mass-opioid-approach-as-national-model/