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What To Do If Your Child Has Head Lice

Experts recently announced that 25 states, including Massachusetts, now have head lice resistant to topical creams and lotions

08/19/2015

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Drug-Resistant Head Lice In At Least 25 States, Report Finds

Drug-resistant head lice are now in 25 states, including Massachusetts, according to new research.

08/19/2015

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Drinking Coffee Daily Linked To Longer Life For Colon Cancer Patients

Boston cancer researchers have found that drinking coffee every day may improve the survival rate among colon cancer patients.

08/17/2015

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Massachusetts Gets Grant To Treat Pregnant Women Battling Addiction

Gov. Charlie Baker says the funding will help save the lives of women and their children.

08/16/2015

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Most Doctors Not Complying With Medical Price Transparency Law, Survey Finds

The state’s 2012 medical price transparency law is still not a reality for most Bay State consumers, according to a new report.

08/12/2015

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Providence Considering Downtown Smoking Ban

Rhode Island’s capital is considering an ordinance that would prohibit smoking throughout downtown, a ban that an advocacy group says is the most wide-reaching one it’s seen.

07/21/2015

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Massachusetts General Hospital Ranked ‘Best Hospital’ In America

Massachusetts General Hospital has been named the best hospital in the country by a new ranking in U.S. News & World Report.

07/21/2015

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Studies: Millions Could Benefit By Taking Cholesterol-Lowering Medications

Millions more Americans could benefit from treatment with popular cholesterol-lowering medications, according to two new studies.

07/15/2015

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Athletes Turn To ‘KT Tape’ For Pain Relief

Relieving the aches and pains of working out is a challenge for anyone who exercises. More athletes are turning to Kinesio Tape for relief.

07/01/2015

Mehealth for ADHD is an online application developed by a company in Marlborough. (WBZ-TV)

ADHD Online Application Proves Helpful To Doctors

Mehealth for ADHD is an online application developed by a company in Marlborough.

06/29/2015

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