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June 6, 2014

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Local students prepare for HCM

WESTFIELD – Hypertrophic Cardio Myopathy (HCM) is synonymous with cases of “sudden cardiac arrest”, and impacts about 5,000 people between the ages of 15-34, according to the Center for Disease Control. Symptoms range from shortness of breath, headaches, fatigue and blacking out. As a part of National CPR Awareness Week, students from 12 schools across Westfield […]

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Teams forming for autism walk

WESTFIELD – The Western New England Walk Now For Autism Speaks committee is gearing up for this year’s event, set for Sept. 20 at Stanley Park. Walk teams are forming and registering now at www.walknowforautismspeaks.org/wne. The purpose of the event is to raise awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), gather as a community, and raise […]

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Nutrition Spotlight: Strawberries

It’s strawberry season in California and Florida! In early- to mid-June we’ll be able to pick our own in western Massachusetts! Strawberries are a great addition to any diet. Nutrition benefits packed into 1 cup of sliced strawberries include: · Only 45 calories · 3g of fiber · More than 100 percent of your daily […]

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