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Breath test. (WBZ-TV)

Simple Breath Test Could Detect Cancer, Heart Failure

Researchers are working on a less invasive approach to diagnose diseases.

02/25/2015

(Photo: iStockphoto)

Weight Loss Surgery: A Tool for Better Health

Weight loss surgery is not just for losing weight. Studies show that losing a great deal of weight can help increase one’s overall quality of health.

02/20/2015

Michele Morris (WBZ-TV)

Billerica Students ‘Celling Out’ To Help Single Mom Battling Cancer

Billerica High School students have a unique way to help out a single mother of three who is battling cancer.

02/03/2015

Wild Turkey (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Scientists: Tumor-Causing Virus Widespread In Wild Turkeys

Wildlife biologists tracking a tumor-causing virus first diagnosed in eastern wild turkeys five years ago have found the virus is far more widespread — but less deadly — than expected.

01/21/2015

Cathy Nichols and her son Jason on the field prior to the AFC Championship. (Image from WGME)

Patriots Give Fan With Terminal Cancer Tickets To AFC Championship

Patriots owner Robert Kraft made a fan’s dream come true Sunday night.

01/19/2015

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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

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