Health & Environment

North End Waterfront Health Celebrates National Health Center Week

North End Waterfront Health is proud to be a part of the health care network that serves half of Boston residents – community health centers. In honor of National Health Center Week, here are a few facts about this vital health care network: There are 1,250 health centers in the United States that provide care Read More…

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Understanding Teen Dating Violence Fact Sheet from North End Waterfront Health

Adapted from a CDC fact sheet by North End Waterfront Health Dating violence is a type of intimate partner violence. It occurs between two people in a close relationship. The nature of dating violence can be physical, emotional, or sexual. Physical – This occurs when a partner is pinched, hit, shoved or kicked. Emotional – Read More…

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Summer Food Safety Tips from North End Waterfront Health

by Mary Wright, health educator for North End Waterfront Health Hot weather often causes people to lose their appetite but it is important to eat and drink enough to keep you healthy. When it is hot and you do not feel like eating big meals, have five or six smaller snack-like meals during the day.  Read More…

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North End Waterfront Health Welcomes New Pediatrician

A new pediatrician just landed at North End Waterfront Health. David Tortorella, MD, is a board-certified pediatrician who has immediate appointments available and is accepting patients from newborns to young adults. He is also a newly licensed pilot. Dr. Tortorella received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University, his medical degree from St. Louis University, and Read More…

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North End Waterfront Health Recognized for Commitment to Enroll Uninsured Children

North End Waterfront Health successfully helped 1,479 children during the month of May, pledges to help parents keep their kids connected to benefits.

North End Waterfront Health was recognized today for its pivotal role in enrolling 1,479 previously-uninsured kids in health care coverage as part of a statewide challenge sponsored by Health Care For All’s “got coverage? Health Coverage for Kids and Teens” campaign. Through the dedicated efforts of NEW Health, Health Care For All’s statewide enrollment challenge exceeded its goal of insuring 500 children by working with 65 other organizations.

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North End Waterfront Health Employees Win Excellence Awards

by Marianne Aiello Seven North End Waterfront Health staff members recently received Partners in Excellence Awards from Partners HealthCare. The health care system, which Massachusetts General Hospital and NEW Health are a part of, each year honors exceptional employees for their outstanding contributions to the success of the organization, including work to improve quality, safety, Read More…

Community Health & Environment

Six Adolescent Health Problem Areas

by Mary Wright, health educator for North End Waterfront Health A new goal for the Healthy People 2020 Initiative is Adolescent Health. This goal will help to make the transition from childhood to adulthood healthier and safer. Adolescents and young adults from ages 10-24 make up 21 percent of the US population. This is a Read More…