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- Boston Hospitals Training Staff To Watch For Signs Of Ebola Virus Some Boston hospitals are now telling staff to get travel histories from patients who may have symptoms and isolate those who may have been exposed.
- Brigham & Women's To Offer Laughing Gas To Laboring Moms Soon there will be another option to relieve the pain of childbirth at one local hospital.
- Birth Control Microchip Under Development By Local Research Team Local researchers are at the forefront of what could be a birth control revolution. They are working on a microchip that could control a woman's hormones, and prevent pregnancy for up to 16 years.
- School Safety Tips For Younger Kids School is back in session, so take some time to go over these important safety tips with your children. This is just the beginning of the conversation, but it's a great place to get started.
- Time-Saving Tips For Healthy School Lunches With creative planning and the right containers, packing a quick and healthy lunch can be as easy as ABC and 123!
- Brigham Clinical Trial Using CAT Scan In Operating Room To Better Target Tumors Brigham and Women's Hospital is using a method in which a CAT scan is employed in the middle of the operating room in order to remove small tumors.
- Mosquitoes In Bridgewater Test Positive For EEE Mosquitoes in Bridgewater have tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus, Mass. Department of Public Health announced on Friday.
- FDA Investigates Safety Of Spray-On Sunscreen The Food and Drug Administration will be taking a closer look at spray sunscreens to see if they might pose health risks, especially in children.
- Pill Appearance Change Causes Some Patients to Stop Taking Their Medication Researchers wanted to know if a change in the appearance of pills could cause people to stop taking their medications.
- MGH Researchers Discover UV Radiation May Be Addictive New research from Mass General Hospital shows there may be something addictive about UV radiation.