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Healthiest Office Snacks, As Chosen By NutritionistsTen nutritionists share what their favorite go-to nosh is during a busy workday.
CBS Local Interview: Filmmaker Matthew HeinemanMatthew Heineman discusses his new series on Showtime "The Trade."
Local Woman Waits For a Heart On Valentine's DayAfter many trips to the ER, doctors finally figured out her heart was enlarged, weak and failing.
Darwin's Dogs Project Takes Closer Look At Pets' DNA And BehaviorA UMass Medical School researcher is mapping out DNA from dogs and information from their owners that could lead to healthier lives for both.
6-Year-Old Haverhill Girl Dies After Flu DiagnosisA Haverhill first grade student became the first flu-related child death this year.
HealthWatch: Ultrasounds Don't Cause Autism; Kids Benefit From Activity Before SchoolThere has been some concern that prenatal ultrasounds could increase the risk of autism in children but a new study suggests otherwise.
Bad Flu Season Has Americans Drinking Orange Juice AgainThose battling the flu have been on the hunt for Vitamin C.
Young Rochester Marine Dies Of Rare Flesh-Eating DiseaseBecket Kiernan, 18, died after being diagnosed with necrotizing fasciitis, a flesh-eating disease.
Flu Season Now As Bad As 2009 Swine FluA new government report shows 1 of every 13 visits to the doctor last week was for fever, cough and other symptoms of the flu.
HealthWatch: Amino Acid Fuels Aggressive Form of Breast CancerResearchers at Cedars-Sinai found that an amino acid called asparagine, which is found in many types of food, may fuel tumor cells.

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