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Cambridge Company Ready To Deploy New Ebola Drug

As the Ebola crisis continues to worsen in West Africa, a Cambridge Biotech company is developing ways to help in the fight.

08/06/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

An aerial view of Logan airport and the greater Boston area as photographed on June 4, 2013 in Boston, Massachussets. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Health Officials: MERS Patient Traveled Through Boston

Health officials have confirmed a second U.S. case of a mysterious virus that has sickened hundreds in the Middle East.

05/12/2014

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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 […]

WBZ-TV–04/09/2014

Walking in Venice (Credit, Randy Yagi)

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.

03/18/2014

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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?

09/10/2013

An Electronic Cigarette (Photo credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

09/05/2013

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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.

01/24/2013

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

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.

10/20/2012

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.

10/20/2012

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