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VIDEO: Women and Sports Injuries

Dr. Bridget Quinn, a primary care sports medicine physician specializing in female athletes in the Division of Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

05/08/2015

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Study: Children Being Bullied For Sexual Identity At Young Age

Researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital found that boys and girls who identify as sexual minorities, like gay, lesbian, or bisexual, are more likely to be bullied and victimized by their peers.

05/07/2015

Sam is 19, and will age out of autism services in a couple years. (Image: WBZ-TV)

In Their Shoes: The ‘Tsunami’ Of Young Adults Aging Out Of Autism Services

In the next decade, a half million young adults with autism will need a place to live, and a job. It’s bringing a wave of anxiety to those who care for them.

04/28/2015

MMR vaccine. (WBZ-TV)

Study: MMR Vaccine Does Not Trigger Autism

New information that some doctors say could end concerns about the link between vaccines and autism.

04/22/2015

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Ask A Boston Chef: Best Healthy Smoothie Recipe

Rich Vellante, executive chef of Legal Seafoods, shares his favorite health-conscious smoothie recipes.

04/22/2015

Ticks. (Photo By Getty Images)

Harsh Northeast Winter No Hindrance To Hungry Ticks

The heavy snow could mean more ticks.

04/16/2015

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5 Simple Exercises That Lower Stress

Looking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of “The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days.”

04/14/2015

Helen Drinan, president of Simmons College, discusses her battle with breast cancer. (WBZ-TV)

Simmons College President Battles Breast Cancer

The president of Simmons College talks about her fight with breast cancer.

04/10/2015

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Study: Inner Ear Damage Possible Cause Of SIDS

Every year, approximately 4,000 infants die from sudden infant death syndrome, also know as SIDS, and now there is a theory for why it could happen.

04/09/2015

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Prosecutors Seek Congressional Probe Of Herbal Supplement Industry

Fourteen attorneys general asked Congress to launch an investigation of the herbal supplements industry and to consider giving the U.S. Food and Drug Administration stronger oversight of the industry, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced.

04/02/2015

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