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How Much Exercise is Too Much?

OurChelseaMA, Chelsea, 02150 How Much Exercise is Too Much?

Source:  Health & Wellness

The gospel of cardiovascular health has been the same for decades: an active lifestyle helps prevent heart disease. Moderate exercise, such as brisk walking, gives the cardiovascular system a real boost, with benefits that max out at about 150 minutes per week. Beyond that, however, the picture has started to become more complicated.

A string of recent studies raises the possibility that very intense workout routines may in fact cause long-term damage to the heart.

Virus del Nilo Occidental

West Nile Virus  The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is warning that West Nile Virus is present in mosquitoes in this area. The City urges residents to take caution against mosquitoes. The Public Health Advisory with more information is available here.

¿Qué es el virus del Nilo Occidental (WNV, West Nile Virus)?

El virus del Nilo Occidental (WNV, por sus siglas en inglés) es un virus portado por un mosquito y que puede causar una enfermedad que va desde una fiebre leve hasta una enfermedad más grave como la encefalitis o la meningitis. Fue identificado por primera vez en Estados Unidos en 1999.

¿Cómo se transmite el WNV?

West Nile Virus on the Rise: Fact sheet about West Nile Virus

West Nile VirusThe Massachusetts Department of Public Health is warning that West Nile Virus is present in mosquitoes in this area. The City urges residents to take caution against mosquitoes. The Public Health Advisory with more information is available here.

What is West Nile Virus (WNV)?

West Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-carried virus that can cause illness ranging from a mild fever to more serious disease like encephalitis or meningitis.  It was first identified in the United States in 1999.

How is WNV spread?

WNV is most commonly spread to people through the bite of an infected mosquito.  More information about different types of mosquitoes that can spread WNV can be found on the MDPH website at www.mass.gov/dph/mosquito.

Chelsea Thrives Partnership Youth Opportunity Mini-Grant Program

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The Chelsea Thrives Partnership is offering mini-grants to anyone who has a great idea for a positive activity or event for youth in Chelsea. Mini-grants are available to individuals that are organizing programs that serve five or more youth. Mini-grants are available to:
            -   Groups
            -   Individuals
            -   Organizations
            -   Schools

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