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Southcoast Health Awarded $8 Million Grant From HPC

The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission has awarded Southcoast Health Systems an $8 million grant to provide more care for individuals with behavioral health issues and high-risk diabetes patients, along with improved emergency care.

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Menino Suspends Cancer Treatments

Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino is suspending his cancer treatment and a recently-launched tour in support of his memoir, ``Mayor For A New America.''

In a statement Thursday, Menino says he wants to spend more time with family and friends as he fights this ``terrible disease

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Food Is Medicine To Renown Doctor [VIDEO]

First came the trailblazing film, Forks Over Knives, that helped spar a national plant-based revolution. Then came the worthy Forks Over Knives bestselling books. Add to that library the latest publication, The Forks Over Knives Plan, co-authored by Alona Pulde, MD and Matthew Lederman, MD, with a forward by Dean Ornish, MD.

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New York's JFK Airport Begins Screening Passengers For Ebola Virus

Passenger At Newark Liberty Checked For Ebola

A passenger from Liberia who arrived at Newark-Liberty Airport Tuesday afternoon is in isolation at University Hospital being evaluated for Ebola.

Officials say the man traveled from Liberia to Brussels before flying into Newark on United Flight 998

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Solutions For Contact Lens Wearers

If you're a contact lens wearer, here are some tips that should make wearing them a little easier.

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New Protocols Announced For Treating Ebola Patients

The CDC is pushing new guidelines for healthcare workers treating Ebola patients.

CDC director Tom Frieden announced three new procedures that he says should increase the margin of safety for those workers

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Ebola-Stricken Doctors In Nigeria Say Fluids Saved their Lives

Doctors who survived Ebola in Nigeria are crediting heavy doses of fluids with saving their lives.

The World Health Organization today declared Nigeria to be free of Ebola -- a rare victory against the disease that is ravaging West Africa

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Ebola Developments

 

Veteran White House official Ron Klain has been appointed by President Barack Obama as the so-called “Ebola czar” who will oversee the government’s response to the deadly virus. Kla

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New App Analyzes Your Skin and Recommends Products

Yup, there's an app for that. "SkinBetter" studies your face for problem areas and compares your results to others your age and with similar skin types. It suggests products based on the issues it recognizes, including redness and wrinkles

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Sex Trafficking Victims Sue Website

Two alleged victims of underage sex trafficking in Massachusetts have filed a lawsuit against a website that carries personal ads for people looking for sex, alleging the company assists in the abuse of minors

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