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Number of Children with Autism on the Rise

April 12, 2014 According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) continues to increase at an alarming rate. Back in […]


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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.


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Keller @ Large: Fear Is A Powerful Motivator

Have you ever seen those anti-smoking TV ads from the Centers for Disease Control that feature real people talking about the damage tobacco-related disease did to their bodies and lives?


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Study: Children’s Use Of E-Cigarettes On The Rise

Children — like adults — are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.


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CDC Blames New Strain Of Norovirus For 140+ Outbreaks In Recent Months

Health officials say a new strain of stomach bug that’s sweeping the globe is taking over in the U.S.


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Death Toll In Meningitis Outbreak Increases To 23

The death toll in a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak tied to a Framingham pharmacy increased to 23 on Sunday.


The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

Victims Of Meningitis Outbreak Face Long & Uncertain Recovery

At least 271 people have fallen ill after contracting meningitis from a contaminated batch of medicine.


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21 Dead, 271 Sickened In Meningitis Outbreak, NH Victim Files Lawsuit

A New Hampshire victim in the nationwide meningitis outbreak is among those who filed suit this week against the company linked to the outbreak.


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Fungus Behind Meningitis Outbreak Found In Vials From Framingham Pharmacy

Health officials have confirmed that a fungus behind a meningitis outbreak has also been found in unopened vials of steroid medication.


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Peanut Butter Recall Expanded

A recall of peanut butter has expanded to include all peanuts from Sunland Inc.