Our Missing Children

On September 11, 2021, Gabrielle (Gabby) Petito went missing after she did not return from a cross-country trip with her fiancé. During a search of Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, the 22-year old’s remains were found on September 21st. Her disappearance and the investigation surrounding her death has been reported by media outlets around the world. In the United …

Found Lineage

The Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire will commemorate Juneteenth, 2021 on June 17, 18, and 19 with the theme Found Lineage: Celebrating African American Roots & Branches. The current debate around race is coinciding with a technological phenomenon: the extraordinary growth of DNA testing, along with the meaning of these results on concepts of lineage and race. The ease …

Take Good Care of Yourself

Over the past nine months, the COVID-19 pandemic has, at times, presented us with overwhelming challenges. Some of those challenges have produced anxiety, fear, anger and sadness. The Mayo Clinic offers a few physical and mental health tips on self-care during this extraordinary time. Physical health: Fuel your body by eating a healthy, well-balanced diet and drinking plenty of water. …

All of Us New England

Mass General Brigham and Boston Medical Center are working together as All of Us New England.  All of Us is a research program from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). It is seeking one million or more people from across the U.S. to help speed up medical research. People who join will share information about their health, habits, and what it’s like where they live. By …

COVID-19 Vaccine Study

PARTICIPATE IN THE COVID-19 VACCINE RESEARCH STUDY Brigham and Women’s Hospital researchers are looking for volunteers to participate in a COVID-19 vaccine research study. What we are studyingWe are part of an international network of committed researchers on a mission to find a safe and effective vaccine to combat COVID-19. Why it is importantSince the start of the COVID-19 pandemic …

Who’s Zooming Who?

In early April, it was disclosed that over 500,000 Zoom passwords were put up for sale on the dark web. If you have a Zoom account, change your Zoom password and consider taking the steps outlined below to mitigate some risk in using Zoom. If you do choose to use Zoom for a meeting, here are some steps you can take to …

HELP IS ON THE WAY

Greetings! I hope everyone is staying safe. As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on the world, we must accept the new normal that this unexpected situation has created. All of our entertainment options have disappeared. Early last month, theater companies in the Greater Boston area either cancelled or postponed their shows until next year. A simple task like going to …