Category Archives: Health

Beautiful people to have another option to remain so in Wellesley

Loading View on Instagram   Follain, a skin care, hair care, and cosmetics store, is opening a holiday pop-up store November 1 through December 31 at 50 Central St., the former Twig location. The shop, which also has locations in Boston’s South End and on Nantucket, is known for its made-in-the-US ethos and highly curated […]

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Lecture at Wellesley Library: History of Eyewear

The Wellesley Historical Society‘s first lecture of the 2014-2015 season will be on Thursday, October 23 at 7pm in the Wakelin Room of the Wellesley Free Library. Dr. David Fleishman, a retired eye surgeon, will discuss the history of eyewear since the invention of the first pair of eyeglasses 700 years ago. Dr. Fleishman has done extensive research on […]

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Wellesley flu clinic set for Oct. 30

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Newton-Wellesley Hospital taking enterovirus D68 precautions

Newton-Wellesley Hospital has updated its visitor rules in light of the outbreak of enterovirus D68, a respiratory illness affecting children and adolescents: Enterovirus D-68 Visitor Restrictions To limit the spread of Enterovirus D-68, a respiratory virus that primarily affects children, adolescents and young adults, Newton-Wellesley Hospital is putting temporary visitor restrictions in place. Visitors under […]

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Newton-Wellesley HopeWalks event raises $180K

The Newton-Wellesley Hospital Charitable Foundation has announced that its fifth annual HopeWalks event held on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 had over 850 participants and 65 teams and has raised to date more than $180,000 to benefit the Integrative Support Services offered at the Vernon Cancer Center. These life-enhancing services for cancer patients optimize healing and […]

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Death with Dignity film/discussion in Wellesley on Oct. 2

Unitarian Universalist Society of Wellesley (309 Washington St., Wellesley, Mass.) is hosting a showing of the 2009 Oscar-nominated short documentary The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner as well as a discussion of the Death with Dignity debate. In 1994, a year after serving two terms as one of Washington State’s most popular governors, Gardner […]

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Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk participants trek through Wellesley

Thousands of Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walkers passed through Wellesley today on their dual mission to make it to Copley Square and to help fight cancer while they were at it.  The over 8,500 participants walked one of four routes, as distant as the entire 26.2 mile Boston Marathon route, from Hopkinton center to Copley […]

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Newton-Wellesley Hospital HopeWalks fundraiser to help cancer patients

The Newton-Wellesley Hospital Charitable Foundation is gearing up for its fifth annual HopeWalks event to be held on Sunday, September 28. HopeWalks is a 3.5 mile neighborhood walk to benefit cancer patients and their families by supporting the Integrative Support Services offered at the Vernon Cancer Center. These life-enhancing services for cancer patients optimize healing […]

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Teens team with Rotary Club of Wellesley on emotional wellness

From Rotary Club of Wellesley: The Rotary Club of Wellesley has announced its Peer Leadership and Emotional Wellness project, partnering with the Rotary Club of San Juan in Puerto Rico. “The objectives of the program are to enhance emotional health and wellness in the youth population of greater San Juan and Wellesley,” according to Robert Anthony, […]

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Newton-Wellesley Hospital using old cars to get guys in for health screenings

From Newton-Wellesley Hospital: According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), women are 100% more likely to visit the doctor for annual examinations and preventive services than men. In fact, men are less likely than women to visit the doctor until they’re experiencing the symptoms of a serious ailment. Newton-Wellesley Hospital is hosting its first […]

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