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Dan McCready/TSM

WBSM Hosts Blood Drive

WBSM hosted a blood drive on Wednesday to benefit the Southcoast Blood Bank.

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Apple Health

Technology To Help You Keep Your Fitness Goals

Some fitness apps have been around for a few years, but there's no doubt that devices to measure health, activity and fitness are becoming increasingly popular.

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Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images

Cancer Claims ESPN’s Stuart Scott

Stuart Scott, the longtime "SportsCenter" anchor and ESPN personality known for his enthusiasm and ubiquity, died Sunday. He was 49.

Scott had fought cancer since a diagnosis in late 2007, the network said, but re

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Google Photo

Salmonella Traced To New Bedford Restaurant

The Mass. Department of Public Health has identified a cluster of salmonella cases in New Bedford.

Several cases of salmonella or food poisoning have been linked to food recently served at the Churrascaria Aveirense restaurant at 175 Sawyer Street in New Bedford

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Photo from Governor's Office
Photo from Governor's Office

Gov. Patrick’s Daughter Engaged To New Bedford Woman

Gov. Deval Patrick's daughter is getting married. Patrick and his wife Diane

announced Friday that their daughter Katherine Wintersmith Patrick is engaged to Alisha Marie Lemieux of New Bedford

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Hemera Technologies
Hemera Technologies

Quit Smoking And Weight Loss Seminars Coming To New Bedford January 14

This is the time of year that everyone resolves to get healthier. For some, that includes quitting smoking and others it may be losing weight.

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2015 Polar Plunge / Jim Phillips / TSM
2015 Polar Plunge / Jim Phillips / TSM

Cold And Wind Fails To Halt Fairhaven’s Polar Plunge

The Polar Plunge at Fort Phoenix in Fairhaven attracted more than 300 participants this year despite bitter cold and wind.

Hundreds lined up at the water's edge just before 10am, with Fairhaven's Allen Days providing a count-down

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Photo:  Bridgewater State Hospital
Photo: Bridgewater State Hospital

Settlement Reached On Treatment Of Patients At Bridgewater State

A judge has given initial approval to the settlement of a class action lawsuit intended to improve the treatment of patients with mental illness at Bridgewater State Hospital.

The Boston Globe reports Tuesday that the settlement includes a reduction in the use of physical restraints and solitary confinement

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Joanne Meyers
Joanne Meyers

Flu Epidemic Claims The Lives Of 15 Children In US

The Centers For Disease Control is calling the influenza an epidemic, with high flu-like activity being reported in 22 states and 15 pediatric deaths in the US thus far. 

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The Question Your Doctor Probably Isn’t Asking You

Every time you see a physician, he or she likely asks if you smoke, take medications or do one of countless other activities that affect our health. But there is one questions the doctor probably isn't asking you and should.

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