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New Procedure Changes Brown Eyes To Blue

A California company has now developed a laser treatment that changes the color of your eyes.

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Massachusetts & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Study Finds Father’s Genes Are More Dominant

Mothers always seem to take the blame for how their children turn out, but at least in one very important area, your father is to blame.

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More Kids Choosing To Eat Healthy Lunches

There is good news when it comes to your child’s school lunch.

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New Cancer Procedure Eliminates Need For Repeated Radiation Treatments

Lahey Medical Center is the only hospital in Massachusetts offering intraoperative radiation therapy.

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Study: 15% Of Boston Toddlers Drink Coffee

Researchers have found something surprising in Boston baby bottles.

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Advocates Call For Stronger Regulations On Food Additives

A new study found emulsifiers led to intestinal inflammation in mice.

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More Than 8 Hours Of Sleep Linked To Increased Stroke Risk

Could getting more than eight hours of sleep a night be a bad thing?

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Watertown Company Develops Life-Saving Trauma Foam

A local surgeon has teamed up with the Arsenal Medical team to develop a trauma foam that will stabilize patients who require life-saving surgery.

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Simple Breath Test Could Detect Cancer, Heart Failure

Researchers are working on a less invasive approach to diagnose diseases.

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Gov. Baker Fires Jonathan Gruber From Mass. Health Connector Board

Gov. Charlie Baker has demanded and received the resignations of four members of the state Health Connector board, including MIT Professor Jonathan Gruber

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Doctors Steering More Women Toward IUDs, Implants For Birth Control

Many women may choose traditional birth control methods, like the pill, but increasingly, doctors are steering them toward something else.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?

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Expert Q&A: Childhood Vaccine Safety

For parents, childhood vaccines are a source of reassurance, but also anxiety about side effects and reactions.

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FDA Investigates Brain Infection-Gilenya Case

The FDA is continuing to investigate a possible link between the multiple sclerosis drug Gilenya.

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