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In the A4 study, patients without significant memory loss will be screened with special brain scans looking for the presence of amyloid, a protein that clutters the brain. (WBZ-TV)

Harvard Researcher Peeks Into Healthy Brains To Understand Alzheimer’s Risk

Researchers are adding tau brain scans to an ambitious study that’s testing if an experimental drug might help healthy but at-risk people stave off Alzheimer’s.

05/25/2015

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Boston City Council Passes Paid Parental Leave Ordinance

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is expected to sign an ordinance giving some city employees paid time off after the birth or adoption of a child.

04/30/2015

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Weak Earthquake Recorded In Wakefield

The 0.9 magnitude event may have been too small to feel.

04/06/2015

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Study: School Chefs Can Get Kids To Eat Healthier

Getting kids to eat healthy school lunches is all about taste and presentation, a new study finds.

03/23/2015

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Shorter, But More Severe Allergy Season Predicted After Record-Setting Winter

It’s hard to think about allergy season when there’s still snow on the ground.

03/19/2015

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Study: 15% Of Boston Toddlers Drink Coffee

Researchers have found something surprising in Boston baby bottles.

03/03/2015

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Exercise, Social Networking May Slow Progress Of Alzheimer’s

Boston University’s Alzheimer’s Disease Center is working on new ways to slow changes in the brain.

02/19/2015

Boston Doctor: More Vitamin D Isn’t Necessarily Better

A well-known Boston doctor is cautioning against over-screening and over-prescribing Vitamin D.

02/19/2015

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#GivingTuesday Becoming Part Of Holiday Shopping Tradition

On Giving Tuesday many organizations will match charitable donations while participants are also encouraged to donate their time.

12/02/2014

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Do You Have Christmas Tree Syndrome?

If you get watery eyes and an itchy nose when the Christmas tree comes inside your home, you may have Christmas Tree Syndrome.

11/28/2014

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