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State health officials discuss Ebola preparations on Oct. 3 (WBZ-TV)

Suspected Ebola Cases In Massachusetts All Ruled Out, Officials Say

Massachusetts has treated patients for suspected cases of Ebola for months, but the deadly virus has been ruled out in each instance, state health officials said Friday.

10/03/2014

Ebola virus

Boston Hospitals, Colleges Make Ebola Preparations

Local hospitals are taking proactive steps to make sure patients and staff are protected just in case Ebola arrives on the Bay State’s doorstep.

10/02/2014

(WBZ-TV)

Studies: Breastfeeding, Gluten Exposure Won’t Ward Off Celiac Disease

Genes are the biggest factor in determining celiac disease, doctors say.

10/02/2014

Generic drugs (WBZ-TV)

Generic Drug Prices On The Rise

Some generic drug prices are so high in some cases that patients are choosing to go without.

09/26/2014

Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. (WBZ)

8 Enterovirus Cases Confirmed In Springfield

A Springfield hospital says federal and state health officials have confirmed eight cases of the unusual respiratory virus.

09/26/2014

File image. (WBZ-TV)

What You Need To Know About Enterovirus

WBZ-TV’s Dr. Mallika Marshall answers common questions about Enterovirus.

09/18/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

09/18/2014

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Study Links Prenatal Chemical Exposure To Asthma Risk

A new study links prenatal exposure to some household chemicals and a child’s risk of developing asthma.

09/17/2014

Dr. Rick Sacra. (Photo courtesy: Family Health Center in Worcester)

Doctors Expect Full Recovery For Holden Man With Ebola

Hospital officials are cautiously optimistic that a Massachusetts doctor with Ebola will be released from a Nebraska biocontainment unit.

09/17/2014

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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