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APP – learn first aid skills in case you are caught up in a terrorist attack

WORLD NEWS via METRO UK by Richard Hartley-Parkinson for  CitizenAID has been developed by military and civilian medics to teach people about how to provide potentially life-saving treatment before the arrival of emergency services in the event of an incident. The information is available through an app and pocketbook and…
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Call 9-1-1 in Mass, then Text

MA: Until Text-to-9-1-1 service is implemented in Massachusetts, anyone attempting to Text- to- 9-1-1 will receive an automatic “bounce-back” message indicating that Text-to-9-1-1 is not yet available, and advising them to use another method to contact 9-1-1. In December 2012, the four largest wireless carriers (AT&T, Sprint, T‐Mobile, and Verizon),…
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Mass Resiliency Center Warns – Patriots Day Movie May Trigger Post Traumatic Stress

Boston, MA: Support staff from the Mass Resiliency Center and One Fund Center will be on site this week at both screenings of the screening of the Boston bombing movie "Patriots Day". Doctors remind viewers that the film may trigger Post Traumatic Stress and leaving the screening at anytime is welcome…
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‘Marathon’ The Patriots Day Bombing, documents families’ struggles to reclaim their lives

Boston, MA: HBO airs “Marathon” Nov. 21, after theatrical screenings this week in Boston. The film was produced in association with The Boston Globe. “It was important to us to pick survivors who as families represented the larger picture,” said Ricki Stern, who co-directed the film with Sundberg. “We knew we…
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Not Feeling Boston Strong ? Health First – Post Traumatic Stress

Health First : Boston Marathon bombing: A bystander’s point of view.  The most surprising thing about having a bomb explode directly across the street from me was the utter and complete silence. The bomb was loud of course. A crisp, loud, shattering thunder that reached my ears nanoseconds from the…
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Let’s Not Forget that Government Should be about helping all the people, not just some of the people – Mayor Menino

The headstone of Thomas Menino reads - Let's Not Forget that Government Should be about helping all the people, not just some of the people. Thomas Michael Menino (December 27, 1942 – October 30, 2014) was an American politician who served as the 53rdMayor of Boston, Massachusetts from 1993 to…
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New England Patriots and New England Dairy & Food Council Award Channing Elementary School with $10,000 Hometown Grant

Boston, MA - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - Today, New England Patriots Charitable Foundation and New England Dairy & Food Council showed their continued commitment to child health and wellness by awarding Channing Elementary School of the Boston Public Schools (BPS) with a $10,000 Hometown Grant.   "Supporting healthy nutrition…
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