Medicine

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Study: Later Doctor’s Visits Lead To More Prescriptions

A visit to the doctor later in the day makes it more likely that a patient will walk away with a prescription antibiotic, according to a new report.

10/08/2014

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Generic Drug Prices On The Rise

Some generic drug prices are so high in some cases that patients are choosing to go without.

09/26/2014

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#1 Killer of Women

May 17, 2014 Did you know more than 42 million American women are living with some form of heart disease? One in every three women dies of heart disease, yet only about half of women […]

WBZ-TV–05/16/2014

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Shakira and Blake Shelton to Perform Together at the ACM Awards

The two artists will perform their duet “Medicine” live during the 49th annual ACM Awards this Sunday.

03/31/2014

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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

CrowdMed website provides digital diagnosis. (WBZ-TV)

Website Helps Patients Solve Medical Mysteries

Anyone can submit a medical mystery on CrowdMed.com and anyone can sign up to be a medical detective.

02/06/2014

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Growing Number Of Families Opt Out Of Vaccines For Kids

Vaccines have been proven to prevent childhood diseases like whooping cough, measles, and mumps. But, not all parents are convinced the shots are safe for their kids.

12/18/2013

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Bradley Jay: ‘How Do You Feel About Obamacare Now?’

Can you support the Affordable Health Care Act despite the sad surprises we have endured? Click play to see the Jay Talking video and get the word from the street.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/02/2013

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Memory Decline May Be Earliest Sign Of Dementia

Memory problems that are often dismissed as a normal part of aging may not be so harmless after all.

07/17/2013

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Local Pharmacist Fears Backlash After Meningitis Outbreak

WBZ-TV went inside Johnson Compounding in Waltham where they make medication that is not commercially available.

10/04/2012

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