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Health Connector Executive Director Jean Yang / Jim Phillips / TSM
Health Connector Executive Director Jean Yang / Jim Phillips / TSM

Health Connector Director Apologizes For Website Glitches

A news conference Wednesday focusing on the importance of people signing up for the state's "Health Connector" insurance program began with an apology....

Jean Yang, the director of the Health Connector program, is promising a far more workable website this year, but it won't be perfect

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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas / Getty Images
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas / Getty Images

First Ebola Patient In U.S. Dies At Texas Hospital

Family and friends are telling the life story of Thomas Eric Duncan, the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States.

The 42-year-old died in a Dallas hospital Wednesday morning.

Duncan grew up next to a leper colony in Liberia and was forced to flee by civil war before returning years later to find the country ravaged by Ebola

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First U.S. Ebola Patient Dies in Dallas Hospital

The Liberian man who was diagnosed last month with Ebola, the first such case in the United States, died Wednesday morning at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.

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Young Woman Chooses the Day She’ll Die

Imagine you are 29, recently married and plan to start a family with your new husband. Now imagine that your entire future has been ripped to shreds with news of a fatal disease which will kill you in less than a year

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Jim Phillips / TSM

New Waste-To-Energy Facility At Crapo Hill Landfill

Municipal leaders from New Bedford and Dartmouth joined officials from the Common Wealth Resource Management Corporation Tuesday at the Crapo Hill Landfill to cut the ribbon for a new waste to energy facility

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10 Products You Can Buy to Support Breast Cancer Awareness — And Look Great In

While making straight-up donations is a great way to show your support, we've also found 10 ways you can use your purchasing power to promote the fight against breast cancer.

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Obama: Plans For Additional Airline Ebola Screening Now Underway

With Ebola concerns growing, President Obama says plans are underway for additional airline passenger screening in West Africa and the U.S.

After a White House meeting with top health officials, the President again called the Ebola outbreak a significant national security threat

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Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

City Officials Kick Off Health Insurance Education Program

The City of New Bedford is kicking off a new health insurance education program for kids and their parents, thanks to a grant from the National League of Cities.

The program was explained during a program Monday at Carney Acadamy

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Lifetime Television "Breast Cancer Heroes Luncheon"
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Geralyn Lucas Discovered She Had Cancer, ‘Then Came Life’ [INTERVIEW]

Geralyn Lucas spoke with us this morning about her new book, "Then Came Life." Her first book, "Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy," inspired the TV movie on Lifetime by the same title.

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U.S. Ebola Patient Now Critical

After hospital officials on Saturday said the condition of the lone Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has worsened, the woman he came to Texas to visit said she is praying for his recovery.

Louise Troh said that she was not aware until a reporter told her that Thomas Eric Duncan’s condition had been deemed critical and that she had not spoken with him Saturday

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