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Solomon McCown Wins Nine NESHCo Lamplighter Awards

June 9, 2017 In Healthcare Leave a comment

At The New England Society for Healthcare Communications’ (NESHCo) 27th Annual Lamplighter Awards, Solomon McCown was honored to receive nine Lamplighter Awards at the ceremony – a new record for

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The 2016 Massachusetts Health Council Awards Gala

October 21, 2016 In Healthcare Leave a comment

From left: David Martin, Mass Health Council Executive Director; Mike Sroczynski, Mass Health Council President and VP of Government Advocacy at the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association; Helene Solomon, CEO, Solomon McCown &

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“If you take a Job and Want to be Loved, Go get a Dog”

October 23, 2015 In Corporate Leave a comment

This week, my colleague Jen and I attended The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Network Breakfast where Margaret McKenna, President at Suffolk University, spoke. McKenna is an extremely influential

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How IBA is Creating Vibrant and Affordable Housing Communities in Boston

October 21, 2015 In Real Estate Leave a comment

Boston and much of the rest of Massachusetts has been in the midst of an affordable housing shortage that shows few signs of abating. Federal funds for building affordable housing in

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Three Conference Takeaways

October 13, 2015 In Healthcare Comments Off on Three Conference Takeaways

I had the pleasure of attending the 2015 Ragan Communications’ Health Care Communicators Conference at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. The conference brought together hundreds of healthcare communicators

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What the Paleo Diet Taught Me about Public Relations

July 1, 2015 In Public Relations Comments Off on What the Paleo Diet Taught Me about Public Relations

A few months ago, I started the paleo diet. Also known as the “caveman diet,” the paleo diet is gluten-free and based on the food humans’ ancient ancestors likely ate,

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3 PR Tips Learned from Celebrate Israel Boston

June 5, 2015 In Corporate Comments Off on 3 PR Tips Learned from Celebrate Israel Boston

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of staffing Solomon McCown client Combined Jewish Philanthropies’ event, Celebrate Israel Boston—an outdoor festival of Israeli music, art, dance, fun, food and community.  

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Culture and Mental Health Treatment

May 13, 2015 In Healthcare, Public Relations Comments Off on Culture and Mental Health Treatment

I recently came across Kaiser Health News’ article, “When Depression and Cultural Expectations Collide.” The article talks about an Asian American woman’s struggle with depression throughout her teenage years. The

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You Can Save 50 People by Signing Your Name

March 30, 2015 In Nonprofit Comments Off on You Can Save 50 People by Signing Your Name

Today nearly 124,000 men, women and children are awaiting organ transplants in the United States; and thousands more are in need of tissue and cornea transplants to restore their mobility

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THON’s Dance for a Cure

February 20, 2015 In Healthcare Comments Off on THON’s Dance for a Cure

The diseases that kill the most children in the United States are childhood cancers. Thanks to medical research, as many as to 75 percent of the children with cancer can

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