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How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever

Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.

12/08/2014

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Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case

A pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.

12/04/2014

The ITeam obtained inspection reports for 12 Boston hospitals and we found several facilities failing on many levels. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Cafeterias In Boston Hospitals Get Failing Grades

The I-Team obtained inspection reports for 12 Boston hospitals and we found several facilities failing on many levels.

11/17/2014

Martha Coakley. (WBZ-TV)

Judge May Wait Until Coakley Out To Decide Partners Deal

The latest court hearing involving Partners HealthCare’s proposed takeover of three suburban hospitals led to a testy exchange when Attorney General Martha Coakley took offense to the judge’s suggestion that Coakley was driven by politics.

11/11/2014

Quincy Medical Center (Lana Jones/WBZ)

Quincy Medical Center To Close Dec. 31

Quincy Medical Center is closing after years of losing millions of dollars and filling fewer hospital beds.

11/06/2014

Condon Elementary School in South Boston (Photo credit Karen Twomey/WBZ)

Boston Elementary School Reports 150 Norovirus Cases

Boston health officials say 140 students and 10 staff members at a local elementary school have come down with norovirus.

11/05/2014

Ebola virus

Quicker Ebola Test Method In The Works

Researchers at the Wyss Institute at Harvard University are working on a faster test for Ebola and other infections.

WBZ-TV–11/03/2014

Painting a pumpkin teal for food allergy awareness (WBZ-TV)

Teal Pumpkins Help Make Halloween Food Allergy-Friendly

One in thirteen kids has a potentially life-threatening food allergy, which can make Halloween downright frightening.

10/29/2014

Boston Mayor Tom Menino. (Photo by Gail Oskin/Getty Images)

Tom Menino’s Decision Could Be Quality Of Life Issue

Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino said Thursday he is suspending treatment for an advanced form of cancer.

10/24/2014

Dr. Rick Sacra talks to reporters in Nebraska, Sept. 25, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Sacra Speaks As Another American Contracts Ebola

Holden Dr. Rick Sacra is showing support for the latest American infected with Ebola and is talking about his own recovery from the deadly virus in a new interview.

10/24/2014

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