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New Camera Technology Connects Mothers With Newborns In NICU

South Shore Hospital is using new technology that allows mothers to monitor their newborn babies in the NICU.

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Massachusetts & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Harsh Northeast Winter No Hindrance To Hungry Ticks

The heavy snow could mean more ticks.

Palcohol comes in a pouch and can be turned into a cocktail just by adding water. There are four different varieties: rum, vodka, cosmopolitan and "powderita." (WBZ-TV)

Powdered Alcohol Creator Tries To Get Ahead Of State Bans

The creator of powdered alcohol is furiously trying to fend off efforts to ban the product in Maine and across the country before it even hits stores.

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Rita Wilson Undergoes Double Mastectomy After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Actress and singer Rita Wilson announced on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

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5 Simple Exercises That Lower Stress

Looking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of “The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days.”

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Warning About New ‘Hormone Reset Diet’

The Hormone Reset Diet promises to help women lose weight, but Dr. Mallika Marshall says before you sign on, there are some things you should know.

Helen Drinan, president of Simmons College, discusses her battle with breast cancer. (WBZ-TV)

Simmons College President Battles Breast Cancer

The president of Simmons College talks about her fight with breast cancer.

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Worst Allergy Season In Years Possible After Brutal Winter

After our harsh winter, the spring allergy season could be one of the worst in recent memory.

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Brigham & Women’s Hospital Finds New Way To Treat Brain Aneurysms

WBZ-TV’s Dr. Mallika Marshall has an exclusive look at a new, less invasive procedure to treat brain aneurysms in Boston.

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Antibiotics Over-Prescribed For Sinus Infections In The US

Antibiotics are over prescribed in this country and as it turns out, 20 percent of them are used to treat sinusitis.

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Study Links Letting Kids Sip Alcohol To Later Drinking

Letting children have even a sip of alcohol could lead to danger, according to a new study.

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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.