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New Bedford Beach Closures

The New Bedford Health Department has announced some recreational beach areas will be closed Thursday due to high bacteria counts caused by the recent heavy rainfall and flooding.

Towers 1 and 4 and Davys Locker on East Rodney French Blvd will be closed

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The New Bedford Bay Sox will help battle diabetes this weekend with the SlamDiabetes Bay Sox Classic at Walsh Field at New Bedford High School.

The Wiffle® Ball tournament will raise money to help send local kids to day camps where they can learn how to better manage their disease

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Before Talking, Babies’ Brains Rehearse

Babies rehearse how to talk long before saying their first words. Babies begin to distinguish speech patterns and sounds as early as seven months.

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Westport Sends Letter Warning About Water

A letter about water could be in the mailbox of some Westport residents.

The Herald News says water testing showed trihalomethane levels of 52 parts per billion in the Fall River water supply for Westport users

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Eye Test May Detect Alzheimer’s Years Ahead Of Diagnosis

An eye test may be able to identify people who have Alzheimer's years before they are actually diagnosed. Detecting the brain-wasting disease at an early stage could help researchers develop new therapies for treating Alzheimer's patients

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The Deadliest Creature On Earth Spreads Virus

The deadliest creature on earth has been causing us human beings trouble for a very long time! They kill over 725,000 people a year, every year!

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Governor Signs Law Regulating Compounding Pharmacies

 

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a law overhauling state oversight of compounding pharmacies in Massachusetts.

The measure had been in the works for nearly two years since a nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to the now-closed New England Compounding Center in Framingham. A t

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Stressed Parents Need To Get Relief Before It Is Too Late [VIDEO]

A recent Harvard School of Public Health survey found that being the parent of a teenager ranks right up there with single parents!

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Sunscreen From Everyday Foods

Did you know that a diet rich in antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids along with using sunscreen can lower your chances of skin cancer?

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New Bedford Beach Closures

The New Bedford Health Department  says East Beach located along East Rodney French Boulevard and West Beach located along West Rodney French Boulevard, as well as the beach inside Fort Taber Park are closed to swimming today

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