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Worcester Man Dies After West Nile Infection

A Worcester resident who was diagnosed with West Nile Virus in August has died.

09/07/2012

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Mass. Sees Spike In Whooping Cough Cases

Cases of whooping cough, also known as pertussis, have spiked dramatically this year compared to previous data.

08/29/2012

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Mass. Lawmakers To Weigh Bills To Make Sports Safer

Massachusetts lawmakers are weighing a series of bills designed to improve safety in school sports.

10/23/2011

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State Study Finds Link Between Bullying And Domestic Violence

A new study by the state Public Health Department found a link between bullying and violence in the home.

04/22/2011

Explosion at Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Okumamachi, Fukushima Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011. (AP Photo/NTV/NNN Japan)

Traces Of Radioiodine Turn Up In Local Air Sample

The Department of Public Health announced on Friday that it detected low levels of radioiodine in an air sample in Massachusetts.

04/01/2011

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Radiation Shows Up In Mass. Rainwater

Massachusetts is continuing to keep a close eye on trace amounts of radiation that is showing up in local rainwater.

03/28/2011

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Brother Sues Ambulance Company After Sister’s Death

Haunted by his sister’s death, the brother of Barbara Grimes of Pembroke is suing American Medical Response, the country’s largest ambulance company, saying it is responsible for her death.

02/16/2011

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Mass. Pharmacies Will Start Asking For IDs

Starting January 1st, new regulations will require pharmacists to check customers IDs for more than 250 prescriptions.

12/29/2010

The Parent Report: Obesity Rates In Massachusetts

WBZ’s Doug Cope talks about the obesity crisis in Massachusetts.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/03/2010

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