Carando, Stop&Shop, Serve Easter Lunch to Shriners Hospitals for Children – Boston

­­Carando Classic Italian Meats helped brighten the day for patients at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Boston this afternoon. Carando, along with Stop&Shop, served nearly 200 free Easter lunches to the patients, their families and the staff at the hospital. The lunch consisted of Carando’s signature spiral ham, mashed potatoes, green beans and pumpkin pie. […]



Milk inspection began in Boston

On this date in 1859, Massachusetts established the first state milk inspection program. An inspector of milk was appointed in August that year, operating from Boston, and whose primary efforts were to suppress so-called “swill milk,” the poor, thin output of cows kept in unsanitary conditions and fed on distillery refuse. Every year, Americans consume […]

Boston Heart Enables Healthcare Providers to Better Identify Near-Term Risk of Heart Attack or Stroke with Launch of an Important Inflammation Marker, Myeloperoxidase (MPO)

Boston Heart Diagnostics Corporation, a pioneer in integrating next-generation diagnostics into personalized nutrition and lifestyle programs for patients with or at risk for heart disease, announced the commercial launch of an FDA-cleared MPO (myeloperoxidase) test, a key biomarker for inflammation. Studies show that MPO levels are useful predictors of near-term (one to six months) risk […]



Boston Lamb Jam Is B-aaa-ck

On Sunday, April 13, New England’s top 20 chefs and more than 750 hungry attendees will gather for the Boston Lamb Jam, a culinary cook-off where lamb fans will decide which chefs have earned their “chops” based on inventive American lamb dishes. Competing for the titles of “Best in Show,” “People’s Choice” and “Best Leg, […]

New England International Auto Show

No car enthusiast should go without attending the region’s own International Auto Show, taking place at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center from Jan. 16–20. Get out of the winter weather and into the region’s biggest auto event, where you’ll be able to get a close look at hundreds of the latest and greatest vehicles […]



Boston Children’s Museum: “Art In Recycling” exhibit

Everyday, each of us puts countless items in trash and recycling bins. How often do we take things out and reuse them? How often do we see art in these ordinary objects? For artist Fay Chandler, that answer is all the time. In her hands, wood, wax, bottles, spools and more are transformed into quirky […]

Massachusetts General Hospital: Testing hot yoga for treatment of depression 4

A pilot trial is underway at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) to examine the effectiveness of Bikram Yoga, a protocol-based form of hot yoga, as a treatment for depression. Bikram Yoga is a type of hot Hatha Yoga practiced in a room heated to 105-110 degrees Fahrenheit with approximately 40% humidity. It involves 26 sequenced postures […]

Craig Villani Posture Clinic at Bikrams Metrotown by Ron Sombilon on Flickr


Boston Globe: Bright Horizons top place to work

Bright Horizons Family Solutions has been named Number One on the Boston Globe’s annual “Top Places to Work” in Massachusetts list for the third time. This marks the third time in four years that Bright Horizons has taken the first place spot on the list, underscoring the strong culture that Bright Horizons employees have built […]