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Landscaper Survives After Nail Impaled In His Eye

A landscaper survived a horrific accident after a nearly 3-inch nail was impaled in his eye when he accidentally hit it with a weed-whacker.

05/14/2015

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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

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‘Bionic Pancreas’ For Diabetics Developed At MGH, BU Makes Progress

Scientists have made big progress on a “bionic pancreas” to free some people with diabetes from the daily ordeal of managing their disease.

06/16/2014

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Harvard-Led Study Finds No Merit In ‘Obesity Paradox’

Being overweight or obese does not lead to a longer life when it comes to patients with Type 2 Diabetes.

01/15/2014

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New Rotavirus Vaccines Seem Safer, Studies Find

Newer vaccines against rotavirus, a severe diarrheal disease in children, slightly raise the risk of a rare bowel problem that doomed an earlier vaccine, new studies show.

01/14/2014

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Study: Eating Nuts Reduces Rate Of Heart Disease, Cancer

In the largest study of its kind, people who ate a daily handful of nuts were 20 percent less likely to die from any cause over a 30-year period than were those who didn’t consume nuts.

11/20/2013

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Harvard Researcher Explains Importance Of Early Obesity Prevention

“How early should obesity prevention start?” That’s the name of a “perspective” in Thursday’s New England Journal of Medicine.

11/14/2013

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Study Looks At Impact Of Intimate Partner Violence On Childrens’ Health

Over 15 million children are exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV) each year, and the health consequences of this exposure are well-documented.

10/31/2013

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Study: Medicaid Expansion Leads To Improved Health, Fewer Deaths

A new study finds that expanding Medicaid to low-income adults leads to widespread gains in coverage, access to care, improved health, and reduced mortality.

07/25/2012

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Study: Simple Scope Exam Cuts Colon Cancer Deaths

A simple, cheaper exam of just the lower part of the bowel can cut the risk of developing colon cancer or dying of the disease, a large federal study finds.

05/21/2012

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