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Lexington Girl Scout educates local kids about mental health - The Boston Globe

Lexington Girl Scout educates local kids about mental health – The Boston Globe

Like so many other teenagers, Sarah Liu was insecure about her self-image. And as a student at Lexington High School, she found the pressure of rigorous classwork only added to her stress and anxiety. But Liu found comfort in knowing she wasn’t alone. His classmates were also struggling to maintain their mental health, and despite …

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Medical marijuana for children?  These mothers looked for it - and say any parent would have done the same - The Boston Globe

Medical marijuana for children? These mothers looked for it – and say any parent would have done the same – The Boston Globe

Their stories help shine a light on a small community that rarely speaks out for fear of judgment – ​​and often feels distorted when the issues they face sometimes burst into political discourse, as happened in August when the Governor Charlie Baker has vetoed a proposed study on allowing medical cannabis in schools. “Old stigmas …

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A missed payment caused their long-term care insurance to be canceled - The Boston Globe

A missed payment caused their long-term care insurance to be canceled – The Boston Globe

In 2017, Mutual of Omaha, one of the nation’s largest insurers, apparently concluded that Daynard and Hogan were healthy enough to be insured. Each purchased a policy for a combined annual premium of approximately $3,700. At the time, Daynard was 59 and Hogan 61. Under the policies, the company could not simply abandon them as …

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A new role for Deb Devaux, as a neutral arbiter in the health care debate in Mass.  - The Boston Globe

A new role for Deb Devaux, as a neutral arbiter in the health care debate in Mass. – The Boston Globe

In July, Baker appointed Devaux as the new president of the Health Policy Commission, a state watchdog on health care costs created about 10 years ago. It was a new step in her career that she hadn’t seen coming. “I intended to retire,” said Devaux, who took over from the original presidency Stuart Altman. “I …

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Jim Wilson, Former Globe Assistant Cinematographer, Dies at 68 - The Boston Globe

Jim Wilson, Former Globe Assistant Cinematographer, Dies at 68 – The Boston Globe

Mr Wilson, who was 68 when he died on November 3 at his Rowley home of cancer, spent 33 years at the Globe, first as a talented photographer and retiring as assistant director of photography. Fast forward A look at the news and events that shape the day, delivered a few times a week with …

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