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Study: Alcohol Is Leading Preventable Cause Of Cancer In U.S.

Researchers found that alcohol resulted in about 20,000 cancer deaths annually, accounting for about 3.5 percent of all cancer deaths in the U.S.

02/14/2013

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Local Doctor On Obesity Crisis

Massachusetts and Rhode Island were among the states with the lowest obesity rate.

08/16/2012

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Derek Boogaard’s Brain Donated To BU For Trauma Research

Derek Boogaard’s family has donated his brain to researchers who will check for damage that might have resulted from his career as an NHL enforcer.

05/15/2011

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Benefits To Treating Young Children With Ear Infections

With so many questions about the safety of antibiotics, parents find themselves in a tough spot when their child has an ear infection. Is it best to give them drugs or hold off? Now two new studies have an answer, especially for kids three and under.

01/13/2011

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