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Hundreds Of Kids Poisoned By Detergent Pods

More than 700 children in the U.S. have been accidentally poisoned by detergent pods in just two years, after they were mistaken for toys or candy, according to researchers. Most of the children weren't seriously harmed, but one child did die last year, and the most serious complications include coma and seizures

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Massachusetts Town May Become The First To Ban All Tobacco Sales

The town of Westminster, Massachusetts, may become the first in the nation to outlaw the sale of all tobacco products, with its Board of Health set to hear comments from the public this week on the proposed ban

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New building at Hawthorne Medical Associates Complex off Faunce Corner Road.
New building at Hawthorne Medical Associates Complex off Faunce Corner Road.

New Medical Building Opens In Dartmouth

After 18 months of construction, a new three-story medical building is opening Monday  at the Hawthorne Medical Associates campus at 531 Faunce Corner Road.

The new building will house a number of departments that were located around the Southcoast

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Autopsy Shows No Illegal Drugs Or Alcohol Found In Robin Williams

 Robin Williams’ autopsy found no alcohol or illegal drugs were in his body when he killed himself at his Northern California home in August, sheriff’s officials said Friday.

The autopsy results released by the Marin County sheriff’s office found that the actor had taken prescription medications, but in ‘‘therapeutic concentrations.’’

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DPH Approves Marijuana Dispensaries for Fairhaven And Taunton

The Mass. Dept of Public Health has approved  four more Registered Marijuana Dispensaries in counties that were not represented in the initial group of dispensaries approved earlier this year.

The four new proposals include two in Bristol County: Coastal Compassion, Inc in Fairhaven and Mass Medicum Corp

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Terminailly Ill WomanTakes Own Life In Oregon

Brittany Maynard stuck by her decision.

The terminally ill woman who revived a national debate about physician-assisted suicide ended her life Saturday by swallowing lethal drugs made available under Oregon’s law that allows terminally ill people to end their lives

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Person Being Monitored For Ebola In Oregon

24/7 News Source - A person in Oregon is in a Portland hospital with Ebola-like symptoms.

A state Health Authority spokesperson says the patient is in isolation after registering a high temperature, adding it's not known if she actually has the deadly virus.

The woman wa

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What Would You Do for Halloween Candy?

We're willing to bet you don't realize how many calories are actually in your favorite candy. Maybe you don't care. Just a little perspective for you, ONE Reese's Peanut Butter Cup has 90 calories

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Mayor Mitchell Remembers Tom Menino

Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has died following a battle with cancer. Menino left office earlier this year after announcing his retirement.

Menino visited New Bedford in 2012, and built a relationship with Mayor Jon Mitchell

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Encouraging Expectant Families To Have PEP Talks [VIDEO]

"Merck for Mothers" is encouraging families to have PEP Talks to help prevent pregnancy complications.

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