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Dogs at Especially For Pets in Sudbury (WBZ-TV)

Study Suggests Moms Have A Biological Connection With Their Dogs

A study seems to support an actual biological connection between humans and their dogs.

Health Reform

Massachusetts & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

CBS Local Health News
The so-called “seizure watch.” (WBZ-TV)

Boston Children’s Hospital Testing Epileptic Seizure-Detecting Watch

Local researchers have developed a watch that can tell a parent if their child is having a seizure.

Roger Desmarais (WBZ-TV)

Andover Man Donates $375,000 To Hospitals, Fire Department After Heart Attack

An Andover man is paying it forward with a gift that should help a lot of other people.

Breast exam (WBZ-TV)

Breast Cancer Screening Change Could Save Lives

Next year, thousands of Massachusetts women will get some unsettling news in their mammogram results.

Kathryn Hauser shops while wearing a special camera. (WBZ-TV)

Retailers Using Science To Shape Shopping Experience

Companies are getting valuable shopper intel that can shape the shopping experience.

Organ Care System (WBZ-TV)

New Technology Increases Number Of Donor Hearts Available

Many patients on the heart transplant list die waiting for a heart, but a local company has found an incredible way to significantly increase the number of donor hearts available.

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How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever

Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.

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Classes Canceled At North Andover School Due To Widespread Stomach Virus

More than 200 students and staff members have come down with a stomach flu at North Andover Middle School.

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Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case

A pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.

The New England Compounding Center. (Photo credit Jared Wickerham/Getty)

Proposed Fund For Meningitis Victims Upped $35M

A proposed fund to compensate victims of a nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people has been increased by about $35 million.

Massachusetts General Hospital (Photo by Jodi Hilton/Getty Images)

MGH Confirms Patient Has Malaria, Not Ebola

A patient at Massachusetts General Hospital suspected of possibly having Ebola has tested negative for the deadly virus but positive for malaria.

WebMD Health News
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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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