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Baby Keeping You Up? Guess How Much Sleep Parents Lose in the First Year?

A new British survey reveals that parents of a newborn lose an average of 44-nights of sleep in the first year of their baby's life. To find this, researchers asked over 1,800 people to estimate how many times they were awoken by various things

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Road Races On The Southcoast

Are you a habitual 5k-er? Would you like to be? Running for a cause is great. We have many coming up, lining up every weekend from now through the holidays.

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First Lady Wants People to Drink More Plain Water

Michelle Obama has pushed America to eat healthier and to exercise more. Now she says we should "drink up" too. As in plain water. And as in more of it.

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Depressing Study Reveals Rooting for a Bad NFL Team May Be Bad for Your Health

When your favorite football team loses, it may make you sick to your stomach. Now, research shows it may make you sick to your rapidly-expanding stomach.

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Summer Colds Can Last Longer Than Winter Colds

U.S. experts says that summertime colds are caused by different viruses than those that cause winter colds and can actually last much longer than the winter bugs.

The experts say that while winter colds are usually "nasty, brutish and short," summer colds tend to go on for weeks and can reoccur

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Coffee May Help Fight Liver Disease

Another trip to the coffee pot won't just keep you awake, it could help keep you alive.  Research at Duke University's medical schools suggests increased caffeine could reduce non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. 

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Massachusetts Among Skinniest States

Massachusetts is one of the skinniest states in the entire nation.

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Many Young Women Say They Still Tan Indoors

Indoor tanning is still popular among many women, according to new research from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. According to their new survey, using an indoor tanning facility is the most common among young, white women

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Does Your Partner Snore? Try This

A new study finds that singing could be a surprising cure for snoring.

The study had patients practice singing exercises over a three month period in order to tone their throat muscles. A choir director invented the exercises and says that patients who practiced singing the sounds "ung" and "gar" found that their snoring decreased or stopped

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Buchholz Encouraged After Bullpen Session

Boston right-hander Clay Buchholz says his latest bullpen session was "probably the best day so far" in his recovery from neck and shoulder ailments.

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