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The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts

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Childhood traumas and their lifelong implications

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Worcester HEARS

The research is unequivocal: children who experience physical or emotional abuse or neglect; witness domestic violence; live with family members with mental illness, substance abuse, or an absent parent due to separation, divorce or incarceration - in other words, children who have adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) - often struggle in school and grow into adults who are at risk for a range of health issues... Read more...

Grants aim for storefront improvements

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - Sentinel & Enterprise - ReImagine North of Main

A new grant program promoting investment into Main Street storefronts is not just about appearances - it's also about correcting existing code violations. Read more...

School health center to offer access to medical care

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Worcester HEARS

The School Department, in collaboration with other local organizations, will be opening a new school-based health center at Worcester East Middle School next school year, adding to a growing list of health clinics at schools across the city. Read more...

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