Contact Us
Make My Homepage
Health

Health

Dr. Thomas Frieden / Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images
Dr. Thomas Frieden / Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images

First Ebola Case Diagnosed In U.S.

The CDC is confirming the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States. CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden says the patient tested positive for the deadly disease after traveling from Liberia. Frieden says the patient developed symptoms a few days after arriving in Texas

Read More|Comment

Getty Images
Getty Images

Group Honors Changing Lives Through Literature Program

A ground-breaking program using literature to help find alternatives to incarceration was recognized Tuesday by the New England Council on Crime and Delinquency.

UMass Dartmouth English Professor Robert Waxler, Judge Robert Kane and probation officer Wayne St

Read More|Comment

Photo by Paul Marotta/Getty Image
Photo by Paul Marotta/Getty Image

Boston Children’s Hospital Treating Polio-Like Illness

Boston Children's Hospital says it is treating four patients for muscle weakness or paralysis similar to nine cases reported in Colorado, and they are investigating if the symptoms are related to enterovirus 68

Read More|Comment

breast cancer doctor with patient
iStock

Powerful New Drug Could Be Good News for Patients With Aggressive Breast Cancer

A new drug may extend the life of certain breast cancer patients up to 16 months longer.

Read More|Comment

Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM
Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM

Fairhaven Residents Clash With EPA Over Cad Cell

The Environmental Protection Administration is moving ahead with construction of a containment area or cad cell just 200 yards off the shoreline of Fairhaven.

The cad cell will hold contaminated sediment from the harbor, including PCB's

Read More|Comment

photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images
photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Auditor: Most Schools Complying With Anti-Obesity Regulations

A new audit has found that the vast majority of public schools in Massachusetts are complying with state regulations regarding school nutrition, physical education and measuring student body mass index

Read More|Comment

Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images

Yankees: Wait And See Approach On A-Rod

The New York Yankees are taking a wait and see approach to Alex Rodriguez for next season.

Manager Joe Girardi said during Monday's season-ending press conference that "A-Rod" will likely be the team's starting third baseman next year, but they'll have to see where he's at physically next spring

Read More|Comment

Photo by Kent Nishimura/Getty Images
Photo by Kent Nishimura/Getty Images

Cape Skydivers Identities Released

Authorities have released the identities of two skydivers killed after they crashed into a building during a tandem jump on Cape Cod.

Andrew Munson, of Nantucket, and his instructor, Eldon Burrier, of West Lynnwood, Washington, died Sunday while skydiving at the Marstons Mills Airport in Barnstable

Read More|Comment

Exercise
Wavebreak Media

Get Active — Any Woman Can Cut Her Risk of Breast Cancer by Exercising

Apparently it’s quite simple: Exercise reduces a woman’s risk of breast cancer.

Read More|Comment

breast cancer ribbon featured
iStock

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month — The 7 Best Ways to Donate Now

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here's a list of seven of the best charities most deserving of your support.

Read More|Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wbsm.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on WBSM - New Bedford's Local Source For News, Talk, and Sports! quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on WBSM - New Bedford's Local Source For News, Talk, and Sports! quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!