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New West Nile Virus Case Revealed In Western Mass.

Massachusetts health officials say a Berkshire County woman in her 70s is the state’s third West Nile virus patient this year.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/25/2012

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What Is The Best Milk Option For You?

When shopping for milk we used to have a few simple choices: whole, 2%, or skim, but now there are more options than ever in the dairy aisle like soy, almond, coconut, and rice.

08/14/2012

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Eating Well As You Age

Q. How important is maintaining a healthy diet as you age? A. Very important. As we age, we need to follow a healthy diet for optimal nutrition. We need to consume a balanced diet containing […]

07/19/2012

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Seniors Should Stay Active Engaged to Fight Depression

Senior citizens are at high risk for depression for a variety of reasons: loss of health, loss of friends, loss of purpose. But there are things that can be done to sharply reduce that risk.

07/19/2012

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More Patients Monitoring Their Health From Home

Blood pressure, diabetes, even heart conditions are now being checked by patients themselves.

07/18/2012

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Safe Grilling Tips For The Summer

Here are some simple steps you can follow to make sure you’re family stays healthy during the summer grilling season.

06/26/2012

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Survey: Mass. Students Smoking Less, Texting More

More than six in 10 high school seniors who drive admitted texting behind the wheel, according to a new report.

06/08/2012

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Opinion: ‘You Want Two Sodas With That?’ Could Replace ‘You Want Fries With That?’ In NYC

One of the strangest and most controversial proposals to be introduced anywhere in the United States in recent times is the one in which New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg has suggested that sugary drinks […]

06/05/2012

Mayor Tom Menino kicks off Boston Moves For Health.

Mayor Menino Challenges Bostonians To Lose 1 Million Pounds

Mayor Tom Menino kicked off “Boston Moves For Health” Monday.

04/23/2012

New York City is nicknamed "The Big Apple." (Photo credit: SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Off Our Rockers’ Program Promotes Health In Gardner Schools

It focuses on fitness and nutrition for students in kindergarten through third grade.

03/21/2012

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