Health


Tuning Up Your Mind and Body

Richard Green opened Massage Therapy Works in Davis Square in 1997, and it has almost quadrupled in size over the years. As the practice has grown, he’s added techniques to his healing arsenal. Massage Therapy Works now offers over 20 types of bodywork, from the more traditional massage treatments to cupping to shamanic healing. By […]


Mental Health Wellness Ambassadors Put Spotlight on Teen Voices

The room of teens whoop and look on as a young man in a Harvard sweatshirt brings in a large, decorated box. On its sides are images and maps of the City of Somerville, from Clarendon Hill to Union Square. The Mental Health Wellness Ambassadors at the Center for Teen Empowerment have been gathering what […]


More to Love Challenges Definition of Wellness

Rachel Estapa spent her teenage years at odds with her body. She was active and played sports, but her body resisted her dieting and attempts to lose weight. She felt society’s insistence that a healthy person was a slim one. Her life took a turn in 2008 when the Great Recession hit and she lost […]