Category Archives: Personal Health

On Monday, November 13 from  7-9:30pm at Newton South High School (140 Brandeis Rd, Newton Centre), Newton resident Nathan G. Phillips, Professor in the Department of Earth & Environment at Boston University, will speak on “Cooking the Planet, One Meal at … Read More

At a hearing on October 26, Dr. Brita E. Lundberg provided compelling testimony in support of three bills pertaining to gas leaks and pipelines legislation at the Department of Public Utilities and the State Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy Committees: 1. House Bill H. 3391, … Read More

The following was written by Matthew Wellington, the Antibiotics Program Director of U.S. PIRG (United States Public Interest Research Group),  on September 27, 2017. It is also available in the original post HERE.   The school year is well underway, and teachers everywhere are cranking out lesson … Read More

Looking for a little motivation to get you started in exercising?  Come learn aerobic walking skills and why it is the ‘best weight training ever’ on Saturdays thru November @ 11am.  Aerobic walking: Reduces and controls weight Increases stamina and energy levels Decreases stress … Read More

Unused and expired prescriptions and over the counter medications should never be flushed down the toilet.  Instead, please bring expired, unwanted, or unused medicines to the kiosk in the Newton Police Department (1321 Washington St., Newton). The safe disposal of medications will help reduce … Read More

Although it occurred over three years ago, the lead water crisis in Flint, Michigan still remains relevant to this day. It was what prompted the Department of Public Works to increase testing water for lead beyond the state mandate, and over the … Read More