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A woman experiences a migraine headache. (WBZ-TV)

Experimental Drugs May Help Migraine Sufferers

There is a new class of drugs which are showing promise in preventing migraines.

06/18/2015

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100-Year-Old Vaccine May Help Reverse Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital are launching a five-year clinical trial of a vaccine that would not just treat the Type 1 diabetes, but possibly reverse it.

06/17/2015

Patrick Kennedy talks to WBZ-TV's Bree Sison. (WBZ-TV)

Matters Of The Mind: The Politics of Mental Health

WBZ-TV’s Bree Sison looks at the challenges mental health advocates face getting politicians to pay attention to their cause.

06/12/2015

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New Blood Test Could Quickly Reveal Complete Virus History

Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School have developed an assay called VirScan that can determine which viruses a patient has been exposed to, perhaps 10 years or more in the past.

06/10/2015

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Boston Children’s Ranked Among Nation’s Top Hospitals

Boston Children’s Hospital is the top pediatric care facility in the country in several categories, a recently released report found.

06/09/2015

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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

A newborn baby at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. (WBZ-TV)

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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