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Future Of Boston: Leading The Way In Biotech Research

With an intense concentration of hospitals, biotech, and colleges, Boston is uniquely positioned to lead the way when it comes to finding all kinds of cures.

02/13/2014

Self defense class in South Boston. (WBZ-TV)

Self Defense Classes Packed After South Boston Assaults

The neighborhood has been on edge since a 22-year-old woman was kidnapped and murdered in July.

08/14/2013

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Doctors Begin Sharing Notes With Patients

It’s a simple idea that could transform health care.

10/16/2012

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Grant Will Help Bourne Prison Train Inmates In Culinary Arts

Inmates at the Barnstable County Correctional Facility may soon be taught how to bake their own cakes. Files sold separately.

09/22/2012

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Mass. Lawmakers Looking To Lower Family Healh Care Costs

Massachusetts House leaders unveiled a health care payment bill Friday that they say will lower family premiums by nearly $2,000 annually over the next five years.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/05/2012

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Jay Talking Checks The Medical Tent At Occupy Boston.

Jay Talking examines the state of the medical facilities and the medical issues at Occupy Boston.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/13/2011

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Sen. Brown Willing To Work With Obama On Veteran Jobs Bill

Sen. Scott Brown says he is encouraged by President Barack Obama’s proposal to get unemployed veterans jobs.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/06/2011

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6 Questions To Ask Your Surgeon

“There are a series of about six questions that really cover the essential concerns that any patient would have in discussing а potential surgical procedure with a physician,” says Dr. Elliot Chaikof MD.

07/15/2011

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A “Navel” Idea: New Technique Can Remove Gallbladder With One Small Incision

First, there was laparoscopic surgery, which allowed a surgeon to remove the gallbladder through small incisions in the abdomen. Though much less invasive than traditional open surgery, it still required making several cuts in the abdominal wall.

07/14/2011

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Minimally-Invasive Procedure Successfully Treats Brain Aneurysms

On a sunny spring day in 2009, Mary Ann Tosi was sitting in a Needham church, attending a memorial mass for her parents. As she sat with her family in a back pew, a pain crept up the back of her head.

07/14/2011

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