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Harsh Northeast Winter No Hindrance To Hungry Ticks

The heavy snow could mean more ticks.

04/16/2015

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5 Simple Exercises That Lower Stress

Looking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of “The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days.”

04/14/2015

Helen Drinan, president of Simmons College, discusses her battle with breast cancer. (WBZ-TV)

Simmons College President Battles Breast Cancer

The president of Simmons College talks about her fight with breast cancer.

04/10/2015

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Study: Inner Ear Damage Possible Cause Of SIDS

Every year, approximately 4,000 infants die from sudden infant death syndrome, also know as SIDS, and now there is a theory for why it could happen.

04/09/2015

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Prosecutors Seek Congressional Probe Of Herbal Supplement Industry

Fourteen attorneys general asked Congress to launch an investigation of the herbal supplements industry and to consider giving the U.S. Food and Drug Administration stronger oversight of the industry, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced.

04/02/2015

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Research Shows Tylenol May Not Be Answer For Back Pain

Common over-the-counter painkillers often used to treat back pain may really no better than a dummy pill.

04/01/2015

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Study Links Letting Kids Sip Alcohol To Later Drinking

Letting children have even a sip of alcohol could lead to danger, according to a new study.

03/31/2015

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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