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- Boston Hospital Using 'Pacemaker' To Fight Obesity Tufts Medical Center became the first hospital in the country to perform the surgery on a patient outside of a clinical trial.
- Dangerous Bacteria Found In Single-Serve Coffee Makers If you brew your first cup of coffee with a Keurig, you may want to wash it first.
- Laser System Promises To Eliminate Snoring Technology is promising a big breakthrough for people who snore, and maybe some peace for those who are nearby.
- Children Sickened By Marijuana-Laced Gummy Candies, Police Say Police in Harvard are warning parents that children in the area are using edible drugs and getting sick.
- Parents Warned Of Deadly 'NBOMe' Drug Being Sold To Boston-Area Kids Police are warning parents about a dangerous and deadly drug being marketed to school-aged children in the Boston area.
- Too Much Salt Could Affect Reproductive Health Think twice before letting your child grab the salt shaker because it could affect their reproductive health.
- Daughters Of Working Mothers May Make More Money, Study Finds Here is more evidence that women who work outside of the home should shed their guilt about spending time away from the kids.
- Partners Connected Health To Consider Using iThermonitors The iThermonitor records a child's temperature every four seconds.
- Achoo! Springfield, Providence Among ‘Sneeziest And Wheeziest Cities’ A new report names two New England cities as the “sneeziest and wheeziest” places in America.
- Landscaper Survives After Nail Impaled In His Eye A landscaper survived a horrific accident after a nearly 3-inch nail was impaled in his eye when he accidentally hit it with a weed-whacker.
- Local Researchers Work To Eliminate The High From Medical Marijuana Northeastern University researchers are trying to capture the pain relieving powers of pot while eliminating the high.
- 49 Adult Deaths Linked To Flu In New Hampshire This Season It's the highest total since 1999.
- Zoobiquity: Physicians, Veterinarians Collaborate For Better Treatments Physicians and veterinarians are trying to come up with better ways to treat both humans and animals for a variety of ailments.
- Boston Medical Center Teaches Patients Healthy Cooking Tips A registered dietician and former chef teaches healthy cooking at the BMC demonstration kitchen.
- I-Team: Consumers Believe Mattresses Made Them Sick The I-Team discovered that some people believe their bed may actually be making them sick.