Category Archives: Health

Albright headlines poverty panel at Wellesley College this Thursday

Wellesley College welcomes former Secretary of State and Class of 1959 alumna Madeleine Korbel Albright back to campus for the 2015 Albright Institute Wintersession. On Jan. 22, Albright joins Elizabeth Cousens, U.S. Representative on the UN Economic and Social Council and Alternate Representative to the UN General Assembly, and Dr. Homi Kharas, a Brookings Institution […]

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Wellesley Public Schools reach out in wake of doctor’s death

Wellesley Public Schools Superintendent David Lussier issued a note in the wake of Tuesday’s shooting death of Dr. Michael Davidson at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, offering support to those in the community affected by the tragedy. “We were deeply saddened to learn that a member of the Wellesley community, Dr. Michael Davidson, was killed yesterday in […]

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Wellesley doctor identified as hospital shooting victim, local reports say

Wellesley doctor Michael J. Davidson died late Tuesday, the victim of a shooting earlier in the day at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he worked. Davidson, 44, is survived by 3 children and his wife, who is pregnant, according to local news reports.  The Yale-educated doctor was director of endovascular cardiac surgery at the hospital and an assistant […]

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Parents, teens invited to relax Thursday at Winter Blues Celebration in Wellesley

An event called Winter Blues Celebration will be held Thursday from 6-8pm at Wellesley College Club, mixing live blues music, a light meal/refreshments and information about the latest science on preventing anxiety and depression from starting in kids. Parents, teens, educators and health care providers will take home practical activities to improve grit/resilience in all […]

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Wellesley Community Blood Drive on Jan. 5

The Wellesley Community Blood Drive will be held from 1-7pm on Jan. 5 at Wellesley Congregational Church at 2 Central St. For an appointment, call 1-800 RED CROSS (733-2767), or visit Get a $5 Dunkin Donuts gift card as well

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Wellesley finally getting dedicated CrossFit gym

UPDATED: (1/21/15) The business now expects to open in February UPDATED: (with comments/input from CrossFit Marauder owner Erica Dolen on 12/4/14) How in the world Wellesley has eluded the CrossFit craze to this point is beyond us given all the other fitness businesses and personal trainers that have descended upon the town. That’s not to say that […]

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Snow no match for Wellesley Turkey Trot runners

#Wellesley Turkey Trot 2014 #running A video posted by theswellesleyreport (@theswellesleyreport) on Nov 11, 2014 at 5:39am PST Two thousand runners and walkers took to the streets of Wellesley on Thanksgiving morning to complete the 5K Turkey Trot that started and ended in Linden Square. The course traversed Wellesley Square and Wellesley College as well. […]

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Wellesley Community Blood Drive on Nov. 26

Give blood on Wednesday, Nov. 26 from 10am-3pm at Wellesley Hills Congregational Church to honor the memory of Dan McCabe, a young Wellesley resident who died in 2007. For an appointment, call 1-800 RED CROSS (733-2767) or visit RELATED: A Path in the Woods Foundation

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