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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.
HealthWatch: How Much Sitting Is Too Much; Dogs Sleeping In Your RoomResearchers at Columbia University looked at nearly 8,000 middle age and older adults and found they sat on average 11 to 12 hours a days. A new study out of the Mayo Clinic, finds having Fido sleep in your bedroom may help you sleep better.
On Capitol Hill, Gov. Baker Touts Mass. As Example For Healthcare ReformIn his testimony Thursday on Capitol Hill, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker stressed the need for bipartisan solutions in making necessary healthcare reform.
HealthWatch: Cancer-Detecting App; First-Time Dads Getting OlderAn app can detect an early sign of pancreatic cancer by looking at users' eyes, and a separate study says men are waiting until they are older to have their first children.
FDA Approves Therapy Using Patient's Own Cells To Fight Cancer CellsCAR-T therapy genetically engineers a patient’s own blood cells to seek and destroy leukemia.

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