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Bedford Company Using 3D Printer To Make Customized Knee Implants

Knee replacement is the most common joint replacement worldwide. Providing huge relief, most of the time.

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Massachusetts & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Speaking To Your Children About Ebola

So what can parents do to reassure their kids during this time?

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High Tech Gadgets Help Moderate Food Intake

Losing weight can be a real challenge, but now there is high tech help available to help moderate the amount of food eaten.

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Mass. Nurses Worried About Ebola Preparedness

Nurses across the country and here in Massachusetts are sounding an alarm that they haven’t been properly trained to deal with Ebola.

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Center For Salivary Diagnostics Could ‘Revolutionize’ Health Care Landscape

There was a ribbon cutting ceremony in Cambridge at the Forsyth Institute’s new research center.

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Keller @ Large: Ebola Threat Becoming Key Issue On Campaign Trail

The government’s response to the Ebola outbreak has become a political issue.

Emirates flight with sick passengers on board. (WBZ-TV)

Sick Passengers Removed From Emirates Plane In Boston

Hazmat crews boarded an Emirates flight that landed at Logan Airport in Boston Monday afternoon.

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Doctor Working On Pill To Heal Concussions

A doctor at the University of Texas is working on a pill that repairs brain damage.

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Study: Later Doctor’s Visits Lead To More Prescriptions

A visit to the doctor later in the day makes it more likely that a patient will walk away with a prescription antibiotic, according to a new report.

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Ebola Patient From Providence Receives Experimental Drug

Ashoka Mukpo, a Providence resident infected with Ebola, is receiving experimental treatment at the same hospital Holden Dr. Rick Sacra was treated.

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Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Viewer Questions About Ebola, Enterovirus

Dr. Mallika Marshall answered some viewer questions about the Ebola and enterovirus outbreaks.

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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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