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Are We Safe When Treating Ebola?

The recent treatment of two Ebola patients at Emory University Hospital is exposing some holes in the safety net meant to keep the disease from spreading. 

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Ebola Update: President To Visit CDC

President Obama will visit the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta tomorrow to get a briefing on the Ebola virus outbreak in western Africa.

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“Fat Shaming” Has Adverse Effects

Making people feel guilty because of their weight is actually more detrimental to their health.

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Find Your Perfect Match

Do you want to give back to your community? Not sure what to do? Check out VolunteerMatch.org for over 100 service opportunities right here in New Bedford and surrounding areas. You can choose from 30 causes and browse the different listings. For me, I checked off "faith-based" and "children & youth." I

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Three Infants Found Dead In “Filthy” House

UPDATE:  Unidentified woman arrested in connection with the bodies of three infants found Thursday in a house in Blackstone, Mass.  Authorities say the woman will appear in court on Friday.

Original Post:  Massachusetts prosecutor says the bodies of three infants have been found in a filthy house Iin Blackstone where four other children were taken away by authorities last month

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Check The Kids For Head Lice

School classrooms are perfect grounds for your kids to come home with the tiny, itchy bugs that give us the heebie-jeebies: lice!

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W.H.O. Says Junk Food Kills

I hate it when pronouncements are made that scare the bejeezus out of everyday folks. But it's my job to not only comment on the content but also share it with you, so you can decide for yourselves. According to the World Health Organization, global obesity and overweight rates have doubled since 1980 and "more people die from eating too much, and too poorly, than from a lack of food."

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Pedroia Has Season-Ending Surgery

Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia had season-ending surgery on his left wrist Thursday to repair a tendon, clean out scar tissue and reduce some inflammation.

The surgery was performed by Dr

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No, Wearing A Bra Doesn’t Cause Cancer

In recent years, there's been a lot of chatter on the web about the association between wearing a bra and breast cancer. A new study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, found that among 1,500 women, there was no connection between bra wearing and breast-cancer risk.

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Second West Nile Case Reported In Middlesex County

The Massachusetts Department of Health says the state has confirmed its second human case of West Nile virus this year.

Officials said Wednesday the case, like the first one, is from Middlesex County

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