Boston Public Health Commission

Device Aims To Prevent Children From Accidentally Falling Out WindowsIt can happen in an instant - a young child falling right out of a window. But one simple device could save a life.
Boston Sees Rise In Flu CasesThe number of flu cases are on the rise in Boston prompting health officials to urge the public to take basic precautions to avoid getting sick.
Health Officials Issue Warning After Rabid Skunk Found Dead In West RoxburyBoston health officials are looking to get in touch with anyone who may have had contact with a rabid skunk found dead in West Roxbury.
Boston Officials Confirm MGH Treated Case Of Measles May 5The Boston Public Health Commission confirms Massachusetts General Hospital treated one patient for measles May 5.
Young Adults Make Up Almost Half Of Boston Flu Cases This SeasonHealth officials say a low vaccination rate among people ages 18-44 makes them more susceptible to the flu.
Boston To Regulate Sales Of Electronic CigarettesBoston city officials are stepping up efforts to regulate electronic cigarettes that deliver nicotine and individual cigars.
No Health, Food Violations Reported At Occupy BostonHealth and safety inspectors toured the Occupy Boston encampment on Wednesday looking for any dangerous situations.
Health Officials Announce First Known Flu Death Of SeasonMassachusetts health officials say the state has recorded its first flu-related death this season.
Tattoo Artists From All Over Attend Boston Tattoo ConventionMore than 160 tattoo artists from all over the world are in town this weekend.
Data: Boston Titles Mean More Drinks, Not Fights The Boston Public Health Commission says data shows excessive drinking goes up when Boston's sports teams win championships, but it doesn't necessarily prompt more fights.
Health Officials Confirm 2nd Measles Case In BostonBoston health officials confirmed a second case of measles in the city on Wednesday.
Measles Case Suspected In UMass Boston Faculty MemberA UMass Boston faculty member is suspected of having measles, according to Boston health officials.
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