While summer can be an exciting and fun time for kids and their families, the fun that comes with summer activities can often lead to unexpected Emergency Department visits. Dr. Barb Walsh shares some tips on how to keep your family safe, whether you’re at the beach, in the pool, or in your own backyard. Listen to the podcast
Chances are that if you live in Roslindale, you love Roslindale. Possessing a combination of cultural diversity and pastoral beauty (the place was named for the literal hills and dales in the area) you won’t find in many other Boston neighborhoods, Roslindale was part of Roxbury until it was annexed to the city of Boston in 1873.
Measles was declared eliminated in the United States in 2000, but scattered outbreaks have occurred in recent years. This year there have been five — in New York, Texas, and Washington State — for a total of more than 120 cases. Here’s what you need to know about the disease and the risk of getting it.