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Study: Massachusetts Kids Better Off Than Most In U.S.

The latest Kids Count report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation has found that children in Massachusetts are better off than almost anywhere else in the nation.

07/22/2014

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Tufts Study: Secondhand Smoke As Harmful To Pets As To People

Secondhand smoke can cause lung and nasal cancer in dogs, malignant lymphoma in cats and allergy and respiratory problems in both animals, according to studies done at Tufts University’s School of Veterinary Medicine in Massachusetts, Colorado State University and other schools.

07/09/2014

In the A4 study, patients without significant memory loss will be screened with special brain scans looking for the presence of amyloid, a protein that clutters the brain. (WBZ-TV)

BU, Brigham And Women’s Part Of National Landmark Alzheimer’s Disease Study

Scientists around the country, including here in Boston, are launching a landmark study to try to stop the disease before it takes hold.

06/24/2014

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New Study Ranks Boston #3 Among Walkable Cities

Boston is one of the best cities in the country for walking, according to a report released this week.

06/19/2014

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Brigham And Women’s Study To Test ‘Chocolate’ Pills For Heart Health

It sounds like research that people would line up to take part in – a study to see whether the nutrients in dark chocolate can help prevent heart attacks and strokes.

03/17/2014

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Anaphylaxis Among Hispanics

January 4, 2013 Did you know the bite or sting from some insects, medications, latex and food can cause an anaphylactic shock? And if not treated immediately, it could mean the difference between life and […]

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Massport To Study Impact Of Future Storms On Logan Airport

The operator of Logan International Airport has begun a study on how the airport and other facilities the agency runs could be affected by future rises in sea levels, storm surges and intense storms.

09/20/2013

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Study: People More Generous If They Have Less Time To Think About It

A new study in the journal Nature finds that people are in fact more generous, if they simply don’t dwell on it.

09/21/2012

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BC Study: Most Won’t Be Ready To Retire Until 70

A new study from Boston College’s Center for Retirement Research found fewer than half of American workers will have enough money to retire at age 65.

06/21/2012

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UMass Study: People More Likely To Lie In Email Than Face-To-Face

A new study claims people are more likely to lie in an email to you rather than in a conversation.

11/15/2011

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