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New Bedford VA Outpatient Clinic Holds Open House

After one year of renovations and $2.5 million, the Providence VA Medical Center's New Bedford Community-Based Outpatient Clinic on Elm Street opened its doors to local vets during an open house event Saturday afternoon.

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Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty Images
Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty Images

Abdul-Jabbar Undergoes Major Heart Surgery

NBA all-time leading scorer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is currently recovering from major open heart surgery performed Thursday in Los Angeles.

The UCLA Health System released a statement Friday revealing that
the Hall of Fame center underwent quadruple coronary bypass surgery
on his 68th birthday

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Getty Images

Doctors Want Dr. Oz Ousted From Columbia University

Update:  TV's ``Dr. Oz'' is defending himself against 10 doctors who are accusing him of promoting ``quack treatments'' on his TV show.

Mehmet Oz released a statement today saying that his show provides ``multiple points of view'' including his own

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Ryan Reed
Ryan Reed (Photo by Jonathan Moore, Getty Images)

New Technology Offers More Freedom To Diabetics [INTERVIEW]

If you've ever been to a NASCAR race, you know the power of all those cars hurtling around the track at breakneck speed.

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Photo illustration by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images

Baby Food Recall

A small piece of glass was found in a Beech-Nut Nutrition product. As a result, the company is participating in a voluntary recall for almost two thousand baby food products nationwide.

The recall was announced yesterday and involves "4-oz

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Shooting scene / Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Shooting scene / Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Wounded Boston Police Officer Returns Home

A Boston police officer who was shot in the face and critically injured during a traffic stop two weeks ago has been released from the hospital.

Boston police said Saturday that 34-year-old Officer John Moynihan has returned home to continue recovery and rehabilitation

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Pink Tax [VIDEO]

Business Insider reported on this video about gender discriminatory pricing. Have you ever noticed how a "woman's product" costs more than a "man's product," even though they're basically the same exact thing?

It's called gender-based pricing, but we know it as t

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Sabra Hummus Recalled

(The first 16 seconds of the video pertain to the recall)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reported on Wednesday that the Sabra Dipping Co. is recalling 30,000 cases of hummus due to possible contamination with Listeria

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Joe Putignano
Joe Putignano (Photo courtesy Scott Marrs)

Olympic Glory Shattered By Addiction [INTERVIEW]

Imagine an athletic journey filled with promise and Olympic glory turn into homeless shelters, overdoses and being declared dead! A young man's dream for Olympic greatness was shattered by addiction for Joe Putignano, who is telling his must read story in the best selling book, Acrobaddict.

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Peter Muise / Jim Phillips / TSM
Peter Muise / Jim Phillips / TSM

Banking Executive Named Winner Of Sister Rose Award

A local banking leader is the winner of the 2015 "Sister Rose" award for his compassion and work on behalf of the homeless in New Bedford.

Peter Muise of First Citizens Federal Credit Union accepted the award during a ceremony Tuesday at the New Bedford Art Museum

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