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It’s Been 23 Years Since Pete Braley Had A Cigarette

 

Today is the day for the Great American Smoke-out sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Every year at this time I look back to my own experience.

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One Trick to Help Keep Your Balance as You Age

Believe it or not, age can affect a person's physical balance as young as 30 years old. Mark Peters is a Tai chi trainer who explained that the communication between the muscles and brain is a big part of maintaining balance, and problems arise when that begins to break down

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New Research Equipment Unveiled At UMass Dartmouth

A new piece of research equipment at UMass Dartmouth is the first of its kind in Southeastern Massachusetts.

A duel source single crystal x-ray diffractometer was unveiled Monday at the campus Research building

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The Annual Smokeout Is Thursday

 

The Great American Smokeout is this Thursday. The American Cancer Society encourages smokers to quit the habit on the third Thursday of each November.

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US Journalist Who Contracted Ebola In Liberia Treated At Nebraska Medical Center

Surgeon With Ebola Dies In Nebraska

A Maryland surgeon who traveled to his native Sierra Leone to help treat Ebola patients there, has died at a Nebraska hospital.

Dr. Martin Salia passed away at the Nebraska Medical Center today

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State Officials Hope For Smoother Health Website Launch

Massachusetts residents hoping to find health insurance can begin searching the state's revamped health care website.

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Cod Prices Expected To Rise

Fishermen and dealers say new restrictions on commercial cod fishing in the Gulf of Maine will likely make local cod more expensive to New England consumers.

But industry sources also say supply from countries such as Iceland and Norway will keep cod in abundance at fish markets and fish-and-chip shops

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UPDATE: Southcoast Health CEO Named to Baker’s Transition Team

UPDATE:  The President of Southcoast Health system has been named to Governor-Elect Charlie Baker's transition team.

Keith Hovan and Deb Enos of Neighborhood Health Plan Inc. will co-chair the Healthcare Committee on the team

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New Hawthorn Medical 531 Building/ TSM

New Hawthorn Medical Facility Opens

On Monday, the Hawthorn Medical Associates opened their new facility on Faunce Corner Road.

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Google Will Donate Twice What People Give To Fight Ebola

Google is launching a campaign to double the amount of money donated to fight Ebola. They are donating two dollars for every dollar people give to fight the deadly virus.

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