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Best Tennis Courts In The Boston Suburbs

Boston has some great public and private tennis courts for players, but not everyone wants to go to the city to play a game. Thankfully, the suburbs have plenty of courts available.

05/29/2015

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FBI Investigating Johnson & Johnson Hysterectomy Device

A company that manufactured the device is now being investigated by the Feds.

05/28/2015

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Data Shows Waiting To Cut Umbilical Cord Could Benefit Babies

New data suggests that some babies might do better if their umbilical cord was not cut immediately.

05/27/2015

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Tinder’s Fault? R.I. Health Officials Blame Social Media In STD Uptick

The departments says high-risk behavior powered by social media is becoming more common.

05/26/2015

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Dangerous Bacteria Found In Single-Serve Coffee Makers

If you brew your first cup of coffee with a Keurig, you may want to wash it first.

05/21/2015

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Despite Cancer Risks, Majority Of People Not Using Sunscreen

Though one in five people will develop skin cancer, many people are still not wearing sunscreen.

05/20/2015

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Daughters Of Working Mothers May Make More Money, Study Finds

Here is more evidence that women who work outside of the home should shed their guilt about spending time away from the kids.

05/18/2015

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Partners Connected Health To Consider Using iThermonitors

The iThermonitor records a child’s temperature every four seconds.

05/14/2015

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49 Adult Deaths Linked To Flu In New Hampshire This Season

It’s the highest total since 1999.

05/10/2015

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Epigenetics and Pregnancy

Heredity and genetics determine a number of key traits in offspring. But When genes are mutated, or damaged, these mutations can change the DNA code and increase a person’s likelihood of developing certain diseases.

05/08/2015

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