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Massachusetts Feeling the Affects of Illegal Drugs and Tobacco

Massachusetts is continuing to struggle with the health affects of illegal drugs and tobacco.

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Doctor and Patient
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Massachusetts Leads Nation In Health Coverage

Massachusetts is number one in the nation when it comes to health insurance coverage.

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BeyondSweetPhotos,flickr

New Study Reveals Magazines In The Doctor’s Office Could Be Getting You Sick

I don't know when this happened, but I am constantly washing my hands! I guess it's because I don't want to get sick!

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Moyen_Brenn_Be Back-Oct-10th,flickr

Phil Is Heading Off On a Spiritual Retreat – Why This Sort Of Thing Is Important

This weekend, I'll be getting away, to a remote location, with 40 other guys for the purpose of reconnecting with myself through prayer, conversation and listening to our spiritual teacher, Fr. Stan. spiritual

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Dr. Stephen Dann
Dr. Stephen Dann

Massachusetts, Rhode Island Warn Of Peanut Butter Risk

Massachusetts and Rhode Island health officials say a peanut butter product is being tested for a possible link to a nationwide Salmonella outbreak that has sickened people in their states.

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Research Reveals Disturbing New Side Effect of Secondhand Smoke

Most of us are aware by now that not only is smoking detrimental to the health who do it, but also to everyone in their vicinity, as secondhand smoke has been labeled a culprit in diseases like respiratory infections, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and lung cancer.

Oops -- and we almost forgot memory loss.

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jsmjr, flickr

Standing Up Is an Easy Way to Improve Your Health

You exercise, eat well and don’t smoke, but if you think that’s all it takes to be healthy, think again.

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images

New Research Claims Exercise May Help You Stop Smoking

Smokers who have tried to quit in the past using patches, gum, voodoo witchdoctor magic and other addiction propaganda may just want to step outside for a run the next time they feel the need to smoke,.

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Allison Joyce, Getty Images

Is Modern Technology Making Us Fat?

It’s no secret that a sedentary lifestyle promotes obesity, but a new study by the Milken Institute in California confirms the negative impact of TVs and computers while adding a frightening statistic — for every 10 percent increase a country spends on technology, that country’s obesity rate climbs.

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Ivan Pope, Flickr

What’s the Biggest Health Problem Facing Kids? — Survey of the Day

It’s probably safe to say that kids these days aren’t as healthy as youngsters have been in the past.

But of all the health risks that children of the 21st century face, which poses the biggest threat?

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