Monthly Archive for August, 2017

: August, 2017

How North Station is evolving into the hottest neighborhood in Boston

Keeping Food Safe in the Summer Heat

Summertime is picnic time. It’s also barbeque time, camping time and eating s’mores in the backyard beneath the moon and stars time. But this combination of warm weather and outdoor fun can also be an opportunity for foodborne bacteria to thrive. Where foods heat up with the warmth of summer, bacteria have ideal conditions to

Reduce Infection Risks While Swimming

What’s better on a hot summer day than a dip in the pool, pond or ocean? It’s part of what makes this time of year special. Mary LaSalvia, MD, Clinical Director of BIDMC’s Division of Infectious Diseases, has shared some healthy swimming advice to help keep your hot weather recreation plans afloat this summer. As

An ER Doctor’s Field Guide to Dangerous Wildlife of New England

Life is good here in New England. We’re lucky to have world-class health care, great sports teams, four distinct seasons and lots of parks, conservation land and outdoor recreation spaces to enjoy. But every silver lining has a cloud, and that cloud raining on our otherwise quaint, colonial parade happens to be a few troublesome