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Director/actress Angelina Jolie attends the 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on January 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for BFCA)

Angelina Jolie Undergoes Further Preventive Surgery

The actress just announced she had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in an effort to decrease her chance of developing the disease that killed her mother.

03/24/2015

A man sleeping. (WBZ-TV)

Does Sleep Improve Memory And Sex?

There’s more evidence that a midday siesta can do you good.

03/23/2015

Donovan Lindo, who has a rare genetic disease, was recently honored by Providence College. (WBZ-TV)

Providence College Basketball Team Honors 15-Year-Old Boy With Rare Genetic Disease

The Providence College basketball team recently honored a 15-year-old boy who has a rare genetic disease.

03/20/2015

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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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Coke A Healthy Snack? How Company Gets Its Message Out

If a column in honor of heart health suggests a can of Coke as a snack, you might want to read the fine print.

03/16/2015

Apple Watch (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Apple Watch & ResearchKit Raise Privacy Concerns

Apple’s announcement brought the potential for a healthier future with innovative technology that’s guaranteed to take the world by storm for its practicality and it’s privacy risks.

03/10/2015

A patient consults with a doctor online. (WBZ-TV)

Demand For Online Doctor Visits Is Growing

Going to the doctor when you’re sick may soon be a thing of the past. That’s because a face-to-face interaction is now just a click away.

03/06/2015

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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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Clock Ticking For Massachusetts Residents Seeking Insurance

Monday is the deadline to complete an application and pick a health plan.

02/22/2015

Flu shot. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Are Vaccines Causing Shoulder Injuries?

The I-Team discovered that flu shots come with a potential risk that few people know about; and the results can mean months or years of debilitating pain.

02/20/2015

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