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Diane Stern

dianesterngradient420x316 Diane SternDiane Stern is co-anchor of “The WBZ Afternoon News,” broadcast on WBZ NewsRadio 1030 AM Monday through Friday from 3:00PM to 8:00PM. She has anchored the news at WBZ NewsRadio since 1983.

Prior to joining the station she worked as a morning anchor at WEEI Radio in Boston from 1978 to 1983, WITS and WMEX Radio in Boston from 1976 to 1978, and WMLO Radio in Danvers, Massachusetts from 1975 to 1976.

Stern has been honored with several Associated Press awards for her work in radio, was a finalist in the New York Radio Festival Awards and won for Best Newscaster in the March of Dimes Achievement in Radio Awards of 2000. One of the highlights of her career was covering the New England Blizzard of 1978 for WMEX Radio when the broadcasts were conducted by phone in candlelit studios. Stern also conducted a live interview with President Clinton in 1995. Her reporting focus is on medical and consumer news.

A Massachusetts native, Stern attended Marblehead High School and received her Bachelor’s degree from Boston University. She also studied at Schiller College in Heidelberg, Germany.

Stern is as an ESL tutor at the Immigrant Learning Center in Malden, volunteers for My Brother’s Table in Lynn, and emcees events for charitable groups including The Arthritis Foundation, the Preeclampsia Foundation and the Alzheimer’s Association, MA/NH Chapter.

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Harvard Researchers: Feminine Girls, Masculine Boys Have Higher Cancer Risk

Researchers found that the most gender expressive teens were more ikely to engage in cancer risk behaviors.

04/16/2014

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Local Company Instrumental In First Regenerated Esophagus

A local company is part of a second breakthrough in regeneration of human body parts.

04/16/2014

First responders at the Boston Marathon finish line, April 15, 2013. (Image: WBZ-TV)

First Responders Remember April 15, 2013

In this segment, WBZ’s Diane Stern presents perspectives from several first responders, including Betty Sparks, an ER nurse at Newton Wellesley Hospital, who volunteered at the finish line medical tent.

04/15/2014

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Gardner Museum Experience Now Available Online

The museum, along with over 400 other art partners, has uploaded high-resolution works of art to googleartproject.com

03/18/2014

U.S. Women's Hockey Team leaves Bedford, MA for Sochi. (WBZ-TV)

Local Olympian’s Advice To Women’s Hockey Team: Leave It All Out There

What does it take to compete in the Olympic games? 2010 Olympic silver medalist Karen Thatcher knows all too well.

02/12/2014

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Needham Family’s Struggle With Alzheimer’s Focus Of Documentary At MFA

The Museum of Fine Arts recently premiered The Genius of Marian, a documentary that focuses on a Needham family’s struggle with their mother’s Alzheimer’s.

01/27/2014

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Mass. Ranks Second In Nation For Emergency Care

A report card on emergency medical care nationwide ranks Massachusetts second in the country.

01/16/2014

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Harvard-Led Study Finds No Merit In ‘Obesity Paradox’

Being overweight or obese does not lead to a longer life when it comes to patients with Type 2 Diabetes.

01/15/2014

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Boston Doctor Part Of Study That Could Change Treatment For Some Breast Cancers

Dr. Eric Winer, chief of the division of Women’s Cancers in the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers at Dana-Farber, is speaking about breast cancer research at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium this week.

12/12/2013

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Harvard Study: Eating Healthy Costs $1.50 More Per Day

Eating a healthier diet does cost more than eating junk – about $1.50 a day according to new research fom Harvard School of Public Health.

12/05/2013

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