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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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From The Makers Of Cyber Monday, ‘Giving Tuesday’ Urges Charitable Donations

While Black Friday and Cyber Monday are all about emptying your wallet for the sake of holiday gift giving, Giving Tuesday is about giving back to those in need.

12/02/2013

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Lynn Food Pantry Aims To Collect 500 Turkeys For Thanksgiving

he North Shore’s largest food pantry is collecting donated turkeys ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.

11/21/2013

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Study: Eating Nuts Reduces Rate Of Heart Disease, Cancer

In the largest study of its kind, people who ate a daily handful of nuts were 20 percent less likely to die from any cause over a 30-year period than were those who didn’t consume nuts.

11/20/2013

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Harvard Researcher: Breakthrough Made In Organ Transplants

A breakthrough has been made in organ transplants that uses the cells in the patient’s own body.

11/19/2013

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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

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