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Battle Rope Fitness

Tired of dumbbells? You could throw a big rope around instead. Fox News reports "battle ropes," those large, heavy ropes that look like they could actually tether a ship to the shore, may be popping up soon in your local gym!

The ropes have long been used in training for sports like football, but have now gone mainstream

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Children's Hospital Class Aims To Help Youth With Obesity Issues
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Parents Deny Obesity In Own Kids

When researchers recently looked at data on how parents perceive their overweight young children, they learned that 94.9 percent believe the kids' size to be "just right." As startling and unsettling as that statistic may be, it had been shown before in smaller populations and wasn't the worst news out of the study

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Baby Food Recall

A small piece of glass was found in a Beech-Nut Nutrition product. As a result, the company is participating in a voluntary recall for almost two thousand baby food products nationwide.

The recall was announced yesterday and involves "4-oz

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Sabra Hummus Recalled

(The first 16 seconds of the video pertain to the recall)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reported on Wednesday that the Sabra Dipping Co. is recalling 30,000 cases of hummus due to possible contamination with Listeria

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Radiothon To Benefit Southcoast Health

WBSM and sister station Fun 107 were at Saint Luke's Hospital on Friday for Southcoast Radiothon 2015 which will benefit Southcoast Pediatric Services.

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Kraft Recalls Cases Of Mac & Cheese

Kraft Foods is recalling 242,000 cases of original flavor Kraft Macaroni & Cheese because some of the boxes contain small pieces of metal.

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NFL’s Chris Borland Is Using His Head

Did you hear that 49ers rookie, Chris Borland, one of the NFL's premier rookies last season, is retiring at the ripe age of 24 because he's more concerned over head and brain injuries than making millions of dollars playing professional football

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New Opioid Prevention Coalition Receives State Funding

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has awarded the New Bedford Health Department and surrounding towns with a $550,000 grant.

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Southcoast Battles Winter Blues

If this winter is making you unhappy, you're not alone.

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What Do You Mean You Don’t Shower Everyday? [VIDEO]

Buzzfeed announced yesterday afternoon that showering everyday is NOT good for you! We view the act of bathing daily as a social norm, but we don’t realize the harm we cause because of it.

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