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HealthWatch: Infections Linked To Sports; Gun violence WarningDr. Mallika Marshall reports on new warnings from pediatricians about infections linked to organized sports and a study on gun violence and movies.
New App Helps Parents Keep Track Of Medical RecordsA new app could change the way parents and individuals keep track of health issues and medical records.
HealthWatch: People With ADHD Losing Sleep; Break From Diet Can Help Weight LossIt's estimated that up to 11% of kids ages 4 to 17 are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but could your child just be sleep deprived?
CVS Announces New Limits On Prescription Painkillers Amid 'Public Health Emergency'CVS is taking steps to combat the opioid crisis by putting new restrictions on prescription painkillers.
Researchers Say Medicated Patch Melted Away Love Handles On MiceResearchers at Columbia University Medical Center and the University of North Carolina have developed a new way to get rid of "love handles" at least in rodents.
American Academy Of Pediatrics Warns Teens About Tattoos, PiercingsThe American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is weighing in, hoping to reduce the risk of infection and complications for Tattoos and Piercings.
Study: Women Who Had Miscarriages Were More Likely To Have Received Flu ShotsA puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back annual flu shots that included protection against swine flu.
Gov. Baker On 'Encouraging Signs' And Challenges Confronting Opioid CrisisGov. Charlie Baker talks to WBZ-TV’s David Wade about what’s working and what can be done better in confronting the opioid crisis in Massachusetts.
Football Not Safe For Kids Before High School? Poll Shows U.S. DividedThe UMass Lowell-Washington Post poll shows 53-percent feel that tackle football is not a safe game for children under 13.
Impact Of Hurricanes Irma, Harvey Felt In New England Blood Collection EffortsNew England was spared the wind, rain and flooding caused by hurricanes Harvey and Irma. But the massive storms are impacting the region in a different way.

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