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Despite Cancer Risks, Majority Of People Not Using Sunscreen

Though one in five people will develop skin cancer, many people are still not wearing sunscreen.

05/20/2015

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Daughters Of Working Mothers May Make More Money, Study Finds

Here is more evidence that women who work outside of the home should shed their guilt about spending time away from the kids.

05/18/2015

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Partners Connected Health To Consider Using iThermonitors

The iThermonitor records a child’s temperature every four seconds.

05/14/2015

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49 Adult Deaths Linked To Flu In New Hampshire This Season

It’s the highest total since 1999.

05/10/2015

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Epigenetics and Pregnancy

Heredity and genetics determine a number of key traits in offspring. But When genes are mutated, or damaged, these mutations can change the DNA code and increase a person’s likelihood of developing certain diseases.

05/08/2015

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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

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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

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