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Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 07:52 PM EDT

Study Finds Suicide Rates Rising Among Young Girls

Study Finds Suicide Rates Rising Among Young Girls

A troubling new study finds suicide rates among young girls – ages 10-14 – are rising. Dr. Michael Rich, Center on Media & Child Health at Children’s Hospital Boston, Dr. Sophia Maurasse...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 07:51 PM EDT

The Work of the Joe Andruzzi Foundation

The Work of the Joe Andruzzi Foundation

After his cancer battle, former New England Patriot Joe Andruzzi and his wife Jen created The Joe Andruzzi Foundation to help with the unforeseen costs of dealing with a cancer diagnosis. Recently, the...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 07:50 PM EDT

Hip-Hop Artist Creates 'Boston Answering' Festival

Hip-Hop Artist Creates 'Boston Answering' Festival

You've heard of Boston Calling, but local artists frustrated by the lack of local hip-hop artists have their own concert this weekend called "Boston Answering." Cliff Notez and Tim Hall, musicians and...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 07:38 PM EDT

Express Yourself Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Express Yourself Celebrates 25th Anniversary

A challenge when working with children who are coping with mental health issues is making them feel like they're not alone or alienated. The non-profit group Express Yourself does just that! The group is...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 07:53 PM EDT

Owner of Hampshire House, AKA Cheers, Celebrates 50 Years

Owner of Hampshire House, AKA Cheers, Celebrates 50 Years

The Hampshire House in Boston's Back Bay served as the inspiration for the legendary TV show "Cheers." The man behind the bar, Tom Kershaw, is marking 50 years as owner this month.">The Hampshire House in Boston's Back Bay served as the inspiration for the legendary TV show "Cheers." The man behind the bar, Tom Kershaw, is marking 50 years as owner this month.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 07:52 PM EDT

Boston Considers Safe-Injection Sites

Boston Considers Safe-Injection Sites

As some leaders in Boston's political and health communities speak in favor of a safe-injection site for intravenous drug users, we take a look at the safe-injection program in Vancouver, BC Canada - the...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 07:37 PM EDT

'Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry' Returns June 4

'Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry' Returns June 4

The U.S. economy is humming, but hunger remains a distinct problem in communities all around us. Andy Husbands, owner/chef of The Smoke Shop BBQ, joins Sue to talk about a fundraising event which helps hungry...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 07:50 PM EDT

Exploring New England Memorial Day Weekend

Exploring New England Memorial Day Weekend

It's finally starting to get warmer and the traditional kickoff of summer is this upcoming Memorial Day weekend. Amy Traverso, Yankee Magazine Senior Food Editor, joins Sue to look at events in Boston and beyond...

Monday, May 20, 2019 at 07:35 PM EDT

Health Officials Take on Crisis of E-Cigarette Use Among Teens

Health Officials Take on Crisis of E-Cigarette Use Among Teens

Massachusetts public health officials continue to speak out on the dramatic rise of e-cigarette use among teenagers and the lack of regulations and taxes on them. Matt O’Malley, Boston City Councilor,...

Monday, May 20, 2019 at 07:46 PM EDT

Saying Goodbye to 'Game of Thrones'

Saying Goodbye to 'Game of Thrones'

Jennifer Braceras, a board member of Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance and "Game of Thrones" superfan, joins Sue to talk about the series finale of one of the most talked about shows.