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Task Force Forming Recommendations On Opiate Abuse

A special state opiate abuse task force is sending several recommendations to Gov. Deval Patrick by next week.

Among the suggestions unveiled at a meeting Wednesday is a statewide care management task force to help addicts transition from one type of treatment setting to another, such as moving from a detoxification center to a residential treatment program or from prison back into the community

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Teens Are More Likely To Light Up If Their Parents Smoke

A recent study found that children between the ages of 12 and 17 are more likely to light up if their parents smoke too.

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Kids Sugary Cereals ‘Hall Of Shame’

Are you turning your kids into 'sugar junkies' one spoonful at a time? If your kids are eating an average serving of a typical sugary breakfast cereal, they're eating more than 10 pounds of sugar a year!

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Salt Chambers For Allergy Relief Is Nothing To Sneeze At

Have you heard about the benefits of 'salt therapies' and how it works? Salt chambers look something like a tanning bed with a see through cover and they are popping up all across the country! Many allergy sufferers swear by the relief salt chambers give to their sinus issues, asthma, bad allergies and psoriasis.

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The Country’s Longest Running All-Female 5K Is Here

On Sunday, May 18, the nation's longest running (no-pun intended) women only 5K road race will celebrate its 35th year.

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Kashi To Pull “All Natural” Label From Cereals

If you would have asked me a week ago, "Do you read food labels?" I would have said, "Yes, absolutely. Nothing goes into this body that I don't know about." 

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VA Secretary Eric Shinseki / Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Shinseki Vows Immediate Action In VA Scancal

Embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki  vows to take timely action to deal with growing problems at the VA. In a Senate hearing, Shinseki called himself saddened and angered by reports of scheduling problems that may have led to the deaths of at least 40 veterans at the VA's health clinic in Phoenix

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Americans Number One In Wine Consumption

The United States is knocking off France as the world's biggest wine market.

Americans consumed about 766-million gallons of wine last year, nudging France into second-place.  However, France is still tops when it come to per-person consumption

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Conditions Of Circus Acrobats Improving

A second acrobat injured in an accident at a Rhode Island performance of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has been upgraded to fair condition.

Rhode Island Hospital says that Stefany Neves was upgraded to fair condition Thursday. Tw

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Settlement Reached In Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

A settlement has been reached that could result in a more than $100 million fund for victims of a nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy.

The agreement between the owners and insurers of New England Compounding Center and court-appointed bankruptcy trustee Paul Moore was filed Tuesday with a U

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