The North Shore Postpartum Depression Task Force is available to women experiencing postpartum stress, as well as the family members, friends and practitioners who support them. They are available for help, hope and connection. Postpartum is a huge adjustment for everyone, not to just the new moms, but the extended family and friends who support them. The North Shore Postpartum Task Force works together with new mothers and their support givers to help by easing feelings of being overwhelmed and uncertain of the future.
The The Trustees of Reservations is pleased to announce the launch of a new Dairy Share Program at Appleton Farms in Ipswich, MA. For the first time since Appleton Farms began milking cows at the farm over ten years ago, the public will be able to purchase a Full or Half Dairy Share with Appleton Farms’ very own farmstead cheese, yogurt, and milk!
The generous offer has been extended until May 5th. Get bathing suit ready!
The Manchester Athletic Club has an April Special for Memberships. Join today and the MAC will waive the registration fee - that's a savings of $129! With convenient locations in Gloucester, Manchester and Rowley, it's easy to workout and get in shape for bathing suit season - which happens to be right around the corner [hint, hint]. Start today and you'll be happy you did this June!
Dr. Doyle makes recommendations for optimizing health, preventing disease, and improving quality of life for families. Specializing in nutritional, herbal and homeopathic treatments for the entire family, Dr. Doyle helps patients achieve significant improvements in their health and the health of their families. As a Naturopathic Doctor and Health Educator, Sue uses natural healing methods to inspire patients to make better choices about their health and encourages them to take an active role in their own healing.
"My patients enjoy very high success rates using natural methods to identify and treat obstacles to healing. I enjoy working with people of all ages and all health concerns. Hearing people's stories truly inspires me and I am excited to be part of an individual's journey to self- development and optimal health." Dr. Sue Doyle
A new clinical trial demonstrates the efficacy of the Brain Balance program in boosting academic performance and reducing symptoms of hyperactivity and inattention in children with ADHD.
The study included 122 children ages 6 to 13 that were diagnosed with ADHD. Upon the completion of a 12-week program, 81% of the children no longer demonstrated ADHD related behaviors. Academic performance improved by more than 2 grade levels in reading and math reasoning in 84% and 81% of the children tested respectively.
It's official - West Nile Virus has made it to the North Shore. Here's a run down on what you need to now, how to identify symptoms of infection what to do if you feel you have been infected. While no symptoms appear in most people infected with West Nile Virus, those that do show symptoms could be in serious jeopardy. West Nile virus is spread by mosquitos that host the virus, so your best bet to avoid infection is to prevention. There is currently no vaccine for the virus.
Got Milk? Now you can get your fresh milk from the farm's herd on Saturdays at Appleton Farms in Ipswich. Actually, it's a great excuse to brign the kids to explore Appleton Farms, then stop by the Dairy Market before you head home! The new hours round out a weekly schedule:
This time of year is great for reviewing the past year and planning for the next. People will be making resolutions to improve something about themselves whether it be in mind, body or spirit, and Gloucester Uechi Karate Academy is offering an opportunity that will cover all three! Now through January 31, 2012, anybody is welcome to download their 'Holiday Pass', that includes two private lessons, two weeks of group classes and a free 'gi' (a karate training uniform).
You just can't beat a cold bottle of milk from the local farm! Appleton Farms opened their retail shop at the farm designed to sell milk and other dairy products from their grass fed Jersey Cows! This is a big step for Appleton Farms and is a huge opportunity for North Shore families who are looking for locally produced food.