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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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Credit: University of Texas at Arlington

Nurse Defies Ebola Quarantine In Maine

A nurse who promised to defy Maine's quarantine for health care workers who've treated Ebola patients has followed through on her vow.

Kaci Hickox left her Fort Kent home with her boyfriend on Thursday and went for a bike ride, trailed by reporters and a state police cruiser

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As Breast Cancer Awareness Month Comes To An End, Don’t Forget The Men

 

All throughout the month of October we have shared stories with you about Breast Cancer. We've seen the football players wear pink cleats and pink gloves, the baseball players had pink bats and many high school and youth teams had pink fundraisers. One

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Breast Cancer Awareness Should Be Year Round

I live with a couple of women (wife and daughter), who voice complaints every year when they get their notice to schedule a mammogram.  According to them, the procedure is uncomfortable.  They often ask, why  they have to do this every year?   There are two important reasons as I see it:  To catch breast cancer at an early stage, and keep them alive

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