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A bridge in Charlestown

All Hands to Mischief!

08/31/2018 - 9:00am to 09/03/2018 - 6:00pm
During Labor Day Weekend, experience how sailors spent their time between chores and battle in 1812 by writing a message home with a quill pen, playing a board game, or getting a nautical tattoo.

Highland Street Foundation's Free Fun Friday

08/31/2018 - 9:00am to 6:00pm
Explore the USS Constitution Museum for FREE on August 31 thanks to the generous support of the Highland Street Foundation.

In the Yard: Twilight at Bunker Hill Evening Tour

08/31/2018 - 6:30pm
Join a ranger and walk in the steps of the British soldiers as they advanced on the colonial stronghold during the battle of Bunker Hill on June 17, 1775.

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A home in Charlestown

Sun Safety: How to Apply Sunscreen

Sunburn doesn’t only happen during the summer! Water, snow and sand reflect the damaging rays of the sun, which can increase your chance of sunburn. Protect yourself year round by using sunscreen! Sunscreen is safe and can protect your skin against skin cancer and premature aging. However, it is not as effective unless it's applied correctly. Here are 5 dermatologist-approved tips!

Early Melanoma Detection: What You Can Do

Early detection is the best way to treat melanoma. Here are some steps you can take to help identify early warning signs.

Skin Cancer Screening: Save the Date

Free Skin Cancer Screening, June 28, MGH Charlestown HealthCare Center.

Breakfast Smoothie

Looking for a healthy breakfast option? Try a smoothie!

Hepatitis Awareness Month

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month and May 19th is Hepatitis Testing Day. Visit MGH Charlestown HealthCare Center on Wednesday, May 10th from 9am-12pm in the 1st floor lobby, for an educational event. Learn more about hepatitis prevention, screening, and treatment. They will also have free giveaways!

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