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Mass. Residents Seeking Health Insurance Need To Act Fast

Massachusetts residents still seeking health coverage have to act quickly if they want to ensure they have insurance beginning in January.

12/23/2014

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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

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