Massachusetts Public Health Association

Category: MPHA in the News


MPHA in the News: Good transportation can be a prescription for good health (The Sunday Enterprise)

THE SUNDAY ENTERPRISE MARCH 17, 2013 Good transportation can be a prescription for good health By Renee M. Johnson and Toby Fisher BROCKTON — We know that transportation is about access to jobs and housing, about economic competitiveness, about convenience…

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MPHA in the News: Boston’s million-pound goal looks like a losing battle, but…(WBUR)

WBUR CommonHealth Blog MARCH 26, 2013 Boston’s million-pound goal looks like a losing battle, but… By Carey Goldberg/Co-host of WBUR’s CommonHealth blog Boston’s battle to lose is looking, at the moment, like a losing battle. That is to say, Mayor…

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MPHA in the News: Middlesex County public health ranked high (Metro West Daily News)

METROWEST DAILY NEWS MARCH 21, 2013 Middlesex County public health ranked high By Laura Krantz/Daily News staff FRAMINGHAM —  A national study released Wednesday of public health by county ranks Middlesex County the state’s second healthiest, while Worcester County falls…

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MPHA In The News: Key public health needs would get a boost (The Boston Globe)

THE BOSTON GLOBE JANUARY 26, 2013 Key public health needs would get a boost By Toby Fisher/MPHA Executive Director We applaud the governor for proposing an increase in staffing levels for essential public health services in his budget (“Patrick would…

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