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‘Diabetes Day’ Stresses Importance Of Prevention

The American Diabetes Association is encouraging all Americans to find out if they’re at risk for developing Type Two diabetes.

03/25/2014

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Gardner Museum Experience Now Available Online

The museum, along with over 400 other art partners, has uploaded high-resolution works of art to googleartproject.com

03/18/2014

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Study Finds DNA Screening Better At Identifying Prenatal Genetic Defects

In a new study, doctors at Tufts Medical Center found that the DNA test performed significantly better compared to the traditional screening for hormones and proteins. Both only require a simple blood sample.

02/26/2014

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Local Olympian’s Advice To Women’s Hockey Team: Leave It All Out There

What does it take to compete in the Olympic games? 2010 Olympic silver medalist Karen Thatcher knows all too well.

02/12/2014

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Needham Family’s Struggle With Alzheimer’s Focus Of Documentary At MFA

The Museum of Fine Arts recently premiered The Genius of Marian, a documentary that focuses on a Needham family’s struggle with their mother’s Alzheimer’s.

01/27/2014

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Mass. Ranks Second In Nation For Emergency Care

A report card on emergency medical care nationwide ranks Massachusetts second in the country.

01/16/2014

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Harvard-Led Study Finds No Merit In ‘Obesity Paradox’

Being overweight or obese does not lead to a longer life when it comes to patients with Type 2 Diabetes.

01/15/2014

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Boston Doctor Part Of Study That Could Change Treatment For Some Breast Cancers

Dr. Eric Winer, chief of the division of Women’s Cancers in the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers at Dana-Farber, is speaking about breast cancer research at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium this week.

12/12/2013

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Harvard Study: Eating Healthy Costs $1.50 More Per Day

Eating a healthier diet does cost more than eating junk – about $1.50 a day according to new research fom Harvard School of Public Health.

12/05/2013

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Study: Medical Errors Reduced By Changing “Patient Handoff” System

A Boston Children’s Hospital study shows medical errors are significantly reduced by changing the system of what’s known as “patient handoff.”

12/03/2013

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