Public Health Council

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Teen’s 5 Concussions Helps Convince State To Further Protect Students

The Public Health Council has unanimously approved updates to the state’s current laws aimed at protecting student-athletes who suffer concussions.

06/08/2011

New school nutrition rules would cut out sugary drinks and salty snacks in all Massachusetts schools.

Approved School Nutrition Rules Cut Out Junk Food, Soda

Massachusetts public health regulators have approved regulations to limit the sale of sugary soft drinks, salty and calorie-packed snacks, and even white bread sandwiches from public schools.

02/10/2011

State cracks down on prescription drug abuse

State health officials have approved a plan to crack down on drug addicts who go from doctor to doctor trying to get prescription medications.

08/12/2010

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