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Baby Wipes Linked to Itchy Skin

Itchy, allergic rashes in babies and adults are being linked to baby wipes.

Doctors have found a preservative in the moist towelettes may lead to acute contact dermatitis, a type of skin inflammation or rash

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Dr. Michael Langworthy on “Your Health Matters” Today

Dr. Michael Langworthy has joined Southcoast Physicians Group as Chief of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.

He was on with us this morning as part of "Your Health Matters," our monthly feature with Southcoast

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Chewing Gum Can Cause Headaches

If you suffer from headaches and also chew gum you may want to squash the gum chewing habit.

Researchers found that 86-percent of a group of gum-chewing headache sufferers saw significant improvement when they gave up gum for a month

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Study Show Reading Benefits the Brain

Reading a novel can benefit the brain.

Researchers at Atlanta's Emory University invited 21 students to participate in a study in which they all read the same novel over the course of three weeks

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Meditation Just As Good as Anti-Depressants

Researchers claim a half-hour of meditation can be just as effective as popping a pill for anxiety, pain and stress.

A team at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore studied previously-published research involving 3500 people in 47 clinical trials

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Three Day Detox Plan From Boutique Fitness

Have a little too much bubbly ringing in the new year? Or maybe you've been eating like an inmate on death row throughout the holiday season.  Binging on stuff that's not great for you can have you feeling sluggish, lazy and tight in the pants

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Expert Gives New Year’s Fitness Tips

Fitness experts say anyone looking to get in shape in 2014 should develop a realistic plan and stick to it.

Personal trainer Jim Karas says frequency, duration, and intensity are the keys to getting results when you exercise

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Boston Researchers Find Way To Cut Medical Errors

Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital say they have devised a new system of shift-to-shift patient hand offs that significantly reduces medical errors.

The researchers announced Tuesday that after introducing the system on two inpatient units at the hospital, they found that preventable errors declined by more than half over three months

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MA High Schools Reporting More Head Injuries

Massachusetts high schools reported more than 4,400 concussions and other head injuries suffered by students while playing sports during the last school year.

The injuries were reported to state public health officials by about 3,600 public and private schools

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Nuts Lower Your Risk of Dying

New research provides the strongest evidence yet that eating nuts can lower your risk of dying from cancer, heart disease and a number of other causes.The study published Wednesday involved more than 118,000 healthy volunteers

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