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State Officials Hope For Smoother Health Website Launch

Massachusetts residents hoping to find health insurance can begin searching the state's revamped health care website.

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Cod Prices Expected To Rise

Fishermen and dealers say new restrictions on commercial cod fishing in the Gulf of Maine will likely make local cod more expensive to New England consumers.

But industry sources also say supply from countries such as Iceland and Norway will keep cod in abundance at fish markets and fish-and-chip shops

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UPDATE: Southcoast Health CEO Named to Baker’s Transition Team

UPDATE:  The President of Southcoast Health system has been named to Governor-Elect Charlie Baker's transition team.

Keith Hovan and Deb Enos of Neighborhood Health Plan Inc. will co-chair the Healthcare Committee on the team

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New Hawthorn Medical Facility Opens

On Monday, the Hawthorn Medical Associates opened their new facility on Faunce Corner Road.

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Google Will Donate Twice What People Give To Fight Ebola

Google is launching a campaign to double the amount of money donated to fight Ebola. They are donating two dollars for every dollar people give to fight the deadly virus.

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Detroit Is America’s Most Dangerous City

Detroit tops the FBI's list as America's most dangerous big city.

Crime statistics released Monday show the Motor City led the nation last year in murder rates and violent crime rates among cities with more than 100-thousand residents

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MIT Economist Blasts Affordable Care Act

One of the chief architects of the Affordable Care Act says it never would have been signed into law if the voters had known more about it.

Economist Jonathan Gruber made his comments at a conference last year, and they are getting attention now because a video of the comments are being circulated by a conservative group

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60 Minutes Reporter Quarantined

Lara Logan of CBS News is being quarantined in a South Africa hotel for three weeks as a precaution after visiting an American-run hospital treating Ebola patients in Liberia for a ``60 Minutes'' report that aired Sunday

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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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