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Suspected Enterovirus Cases Being Treated At MGH

Massachusetts General Hospital has seen multiple potential cases of Enterovirus, a virus that recently made its way into New...

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Massachusetts & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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What You Need To Know About Enterovirus

WBZ-TV’s Dr. Mallika Marshall answers common questions about Enterovirus.

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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

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Study Links Prenatal Chemical Exposure To Asthma Risk

A new study links prenatal exposure to some household chemicals and a child’s risk of developing asthma.

Enterovirus patient. (WBZ-TV)

Suspected Cases Of Enterovirus D68 In Conn., Rhode Island

The virus that has sickened thousands of kids and sent dozens to the hospital throughout the country has hit the Northeast.

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

Family Health Center in Worcester. (WBZ)

Medical Colleagues ‘In Awe’ Of Ebola Victim Rick Sacra

Coworkers at Family Health Center in Worcester said they were not surprised with Rick Sacra’s decision to return to Liberia early.

Rick Sacra and his wife Debbie. (Facebook photo)

Rick Sacra’s Family: Prayers Needed For Ebola Recovery

Doug Sacra said he spoke to his brother Rick, who was diagnosed with the Ebola virus, on Monday.

Dr. Rick Sacra. (Photo courtesy: Family Health Center in Worcester)

Massachusetts Doctor Infected With Ebola In Liberia

Rick Sacra, a Holden resident practicing medicine in Worcester, was working in Liberia when he contracted the Ebola virus.

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Study Says Home-Packed Lunches Less Nutritious Than School-Made Meals

A new study finds that what parents pack from home is often much worse than what’s offered at school.

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‘Infant Cocooning’ Becoming More Popular Among New Parents

The idea is to immunize everyone who comes into contact with the baby.

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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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