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Harvard Researcher Explains Importance Of Early Obesity Prevention

“How early should obesity prevention start?” That’s the name of a “perspective” in Thursday’s New England Journal of Medicine.

11/14/2013

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Building #19 To Close All 10 Stores

Local institution for bargain hunters, Building #19, is going out of business.

11/04/2013

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Study Looks At Impact Of Intimate Partner Violence On Childrens’ Health

Over 15 million children are exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV) each year, and the health consequences of this exposure are well-documented.

10/31/2013

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Doctors Ignore Advice On Sore Throats, Bronchitis

Repeated warnings that antibiotics don’t work for most sore throats and bronchitis have failed to stop overuse: Doctors prescribed these drugs for most adults seeking treatment at a rate that remained high over more than a decade, researchers found.

10/03/2013

A child recieves a flu shot. (Photo credit: Ishara S.KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Rate Of Flu Vaccination Among Adults Lagging Behind Children

More children than ever are being vaccinated for the flu but adults have a way to go.

09/26/2013

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Study: Married Cancer Patients Likely To Live Longer

Married people who are diagnosed with cancer are likely to live longer than cancer patients who are not married.

09/24/2013

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BU-Led Study: Flu Vaccine Is Safe During Pregnancy

A new study has found “reassuring” evidence that H1N1 flu vaccine is safe during pregnancy.

09/23/2013

Food labels are not necessarily an indication of food quality. (WBZ-TV)

Harvard Study Connects Food Waste To Food Expiration Dates

A recent study done by Harvard Law School’s Food Law and Policy Clinic and the Natural Resource’s Defense Council exposes the truth behind expiration dates and offers suggestions to food manufacturers on how to better set these dates.

09/19/2013

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Study: Black Professionals More Sleep Deprived Than White Colleagues

Blacks are more likely than whites to not get enough sleep, according to a new Harvard study.

09/09/2013

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Boston Researchers To Study Genome Sequencing In Newborns

A new study will give Boston-area parents the chance to have their newborn baby’s DNA analyzed.

09/04/2013

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