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A Significant Start To My Day

The morning ritual. For most it includes tending to teeth, gums, hair, calisthenics, deep breathing, grinding coffee beans, whipping up smoothies or walking the canine. But another more meaningful ritual occurred a few mornings ago….

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/22/2014

A baseball and chewing tobacco. (Photo by Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)

Heyman On Gresh & Zo: MLB’s Chewing Tobacco Problem Isn’t Going Away

Before his death, Tony Gwynn attributed the cancer in his salivary glands to his addiction to smokeless tobacco. CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman discussed how baseball has yet to solve its smokeless tobacco problem.

98.5 The Sports Hub–06/17/2014

White eye (WBZ-TV)

“White Eye” Photos May Be Sign Of Serious Disease

As frustrating as it is to see “red eyes” in your photographs, photos of kids with white dots in their eyes may be a warning sign.

06/06/2014

Vegetables (WBZ-TV)

Fruits And Vegetables May Not Prevent Cancer

Do fruits and vegetables prevent cancer? A leading researcher says ‘Maybe not.’

06/05/2014

Boston firefighters battle a blaze on the roof of a Charles Street building. (WBZ-TV)

Hidden Danger Putting Firefighters At Risk For Cancer

Research has found significantly higher rates of respiratory, digestive and urinary cancers in firefighters than in the general population.

05/19/2014

Ed and Kelly Bregman train for the Pan Mass Challenge. (WBZ-TV)

Daughter Teams Up With Dad To Fight His Cancer And Ride The PMC

Kelly Bregman’sfather, Ed, has always been there for her. Last year she stepped up to support him in his cancer fight and this summer they will ride the Pan Mass Challenge together.

05/09/2014

Alisha Savage of Ireland is undergoing cancer treatment in Boston. (Photo from Kim Tunnicliffe)

Toddler From Ireland Gets Life-Saving Treatment In Boston

A family from Ireland who is struggling to pay medical bills is getting some help in Boston.

05/07/2014

Hooman Noorchashm and Amy Reed (WBZ-TV)

Needham Couple Pushes To Ban Morcellation For Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are one of the most common health problems women face. Now there are new concerns about a widely used procedure for fibroids known as morcellation.

04/25/2014

Tom Menino. (WBZ-TV)

Former Boston Mayor Menino Being Treated For Advanced Cancer

Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino was diagnosed with advanced cancer after leaving office.

03/15/2014

Tyler Seddon watches the convoy with his parents. (Photo from @WestwoodPD/Twitter)

Thousands Of Police & Fire Officials Help RI Boy Celebrate Birthday

First responders from around New England made sure a 7-year-old Rhode Island boy has a birthday to remember.

03/06/2014

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