Supporting Marriage Equality

Studies show that bans of same-sex marriage can take a significant psychological toll on gay, lesbian, and transgendered people.  Attorney General Maura Healy is weighing in on this public health issue by submitting Friend of the Court briefing in support of marriage equality and is looking for testimonials.  Learn more here.  

Black History Month: Let's Combat Hypertension!

 “Silent Killer” Lurking in Lynn

African Americans targeted at higher rates than others

By Dr. Rachelle Darout

Do I have your attention?  Good.

There is a silent killer that lurks in our city, our state, and our nation.  Its name is hypertension, also known as high blood pressure.  Fifteen percent of all deaths in the United States list high blood pressure as a primary or contributing factor.  One in three American adults has this disease.

"A Matter of Balance" Class Addresses Risk of Falling for Seniors

Are you, or do you know, a senior who is at risk for falling? Learn how to manage falls and increase activity by attending “A Matter of Balance,” an 8 week course hosted by LCHC and Greater Lynn Senior Services!  Classes will be held every Wednesday, January 28 through March 18, at Lynn Community Health Center’s main site at 269 Union Street.

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