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Latin Singer Luis Fonsi Joins St. Jude’s 2014 Thanks and Giving Campaign

IMPORTANT PROGRAM NOTE: For the next week, Centro will be airing as part of the 6-7AM Saturday morning newscast (approximately 6:50AM). December 20, 2014 He’s one of today’s best Latin music artists! Latin Grammy winner […]

WBZ-TV–12/19/2014

Yogurt, Bright Fruit and Berries (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Top 10 Foods That May Help You Live a Longer, Healthier Life

Shivani Sahni, MS, PhD, of Hebrew SeniorLife’s Institute for Aging Research, offers list of the top 10 foods and drinks for healthy aging,

12/10/2014

Carolyn Ridge faced unique challenges as a young person with cancer (WBZ-TV).

Dana Farber Program Helps Young Adults With Cancer

When you think of patients with cancer, you often think of middle aged or older adults, but a significant number of young adults are also affected.

11/20/2014

Blood samples (WBZ-TV)

Blood Type Could Determine Risk Of Certain Health Problems

Do you know your blood type? The answer could determine your risk of certain health problems later in life.

10/24/2014

Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino. (WBZ-TV)

Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino Suspending Cancer Treatments

Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino is suspending his cancer treatments and his book tour, he said in a statement released Thursday.

10/23/2014

Donny Jo Prevost (WBZ-TV)

Weymouth Cancer Patient Gets Wish Granted By MFA

Donny Jo Prevost has crammed several lifetimes’ worth of memories into his 63 years, but it’s only as of this month, that he can finally say his biggest wish has been granted.

10/23/2014

Prostatek vaccine made by Advantagene. (WBZ-TV)

Newton Company Develops Prostate Cancer Vaccine

Unlike traditional vaccines which try to prevent disease, ProstAtak is designed to prevent cancer from coming back.

10/22/2014

WBZ TV'S YADIRES NOVA SALCEDO WITH GLORIA SANCHEZ CONTRERAS OCT 2014

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 18, 2014 October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In light of this, we want to share some of the most recent statistics available. Did you know that breast cancer is the most commonly […]

WBZ-TV–10/18/2014

James Lechleiter and a student. (WBZ-TV)

Doctor Working On Pill To Heal Concussions

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

10/10/2014

Women at the Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure in Boston (WBZ/Kim Tunnicliffe)

Hundreds Walk For Breast Cancer Cure

Hundreds of breast cancer survivors and their families took part in Sunday’s Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure in South Boston.

09/28/2014

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