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New App Promises To Curb Stress Eating

A new app helps patients stop emotional eating.


Dr. Rick Sacra and his wife Debbie speaking at UMass Medical School, September 26, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Dr. Rick Sacra: Fight With Ebola ‘Not A Quick Recovery’

Dr. Rick Sacra held a news conference Friday morning at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester to discuss his recovery.


UMass Medical School Chancellor Michael Collins and Chair and Professor of Neurology Robert H. Brown Jr., DPhil, MD, accept the Ice Bucket Challenge. (Image courtesy: UMass Medical School)

UMass Medical Chancellor, Doctor Take ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ To Honor Late Gov. Cellucci

Chancellor Mike Collins and Dr. Robert Brown are personal friends of the late Massachusetts Governor Paul Cellucci.


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Researchers Say Baby Born With HIV Apparently Cured

A baby born with the virus that causes AIDS appears to have been cured, scientists announced Sunday.


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New Device Prepares Breast Cancer Survivors For Reconstruction Surgery

A breast cancer survivor at UMass Medical School is using a remote-controlled device to prepare for breast reconstruction surgery.



Research Could Pinpoint Postpartum Depression Risks

Local researchers have started a study to see if they can identify women who are at high risk of developing the condition.