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Surrounding the Patient … In a Good Way: Osagie Ebekozien and the Whittier Street Health Center

  • September 17, 2013

Whittier Street Health Center, a community health center in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston, MA, runs a grant-funded, community-based model of diabetes care that brings best practices to the community by letting community members tell their own stories. Osagie Ebekonien, manager of quality assurance and performance improvement at Whittier Street recently spent some time with […]

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A Memo From Frederica Williams, President and CEO

  • September 6, 2013

Labor Day is behind us and a new academic year has started for students in our communities. Here at Whittier Street Health Center, we celebrated the start of the school year with a Back-to-School BBQ, partly funded by Cradles to Crayons and GE. Almost 800 people came to enjoy the food on the grill, popcorn, […]

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Take Kids to Get Their Flu Shots Early, Experts Say

  • September 3, 2013

MONDAY, Sept. 2 (HealthDay News) — As soon as the updated seasonal flu  vaccine becomes available, parents should bring children aged 6 months and older  to get vaccinated, according to an updated policy statement from the American  Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The AAP now recommends that kids be protected against the flu with either the  […]

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