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Doctors Want Sugary Drinks Off Food Aid Programs

The American Medical Association wants to see sugary drinks be removed from U.S. government food aid programs.

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Eat A Lot of Red Meat? You Could Be At Higher Risk for Diabetes

A new study has found that there is a connection between eating red meat, and type two diabetes. 

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Betty Crocker Recipes, Flickr

Delicious And Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes

I didn't discover the wonders of a crock pot until after I was married.  We registered for one and it took me months to break it out of the box.  Now, I love it.  My go to slow cooker meals are chili, lamb and Swedish meatballs

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United States Government Work,flickr

Mass. Insurer Ends Coverage of Compounded Drugs

The second largest health insurer in Massachusetts has announced that it will no longer cover specialty medications known as compounded drugs, months after a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak was traced to a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy.

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The Shop Tart, Flickr

The Dangers Of Tanning [Sponsored]

Tanning is the wrong choice, Let’s face it:

We all look forward to the summer months-enjoying the weather, by the beach or poolside. Everyone wants a beautiful tan to make our skin glow and look oh-so healthy. But are these l

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TSM

Tips For Treating a Sore Throat or Laryngitis

A sore throat is one of the worst feelings in the world. Working in radio, it's even worse, being that it makes you sound like you've been smoking a pack-an-hour your entire life.

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Southcoast Hospital Expert Gives Help on Hearing Loss

 

Patricia Henderson is an audiologist and Team Leader for Southcoast Audiology. She stopped in today for "Your Health Matters" from Southcoast Hospitals and WBSM.

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month and we talked about the warning signs that it's time to have your hearing checked, learned about a website that parents can go to if they're concerned about the children and their ear buds, and how to encourage your parents to get theit hearing checked

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Wikimedia Commons

What is Ricin, and How Does it Work?

Doctors say the toxin allegedly used in letters sent to President Obama and other lawmakers in Washington can kill a person within three days.

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TSM

Southcoast Hospital Talks Colorectal Cancer Awareness on WBSM

WBSM and Southcoast Health System present "Your Health Matters" every month. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Dr. Victor Pricolo, Chief of General Surgery & Colorectal Surgery was our guest this morning.

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Four Ways To Relieve Head Congestion

It's that time of the year where weather is fluctuating, and your body pays the price. You get the cold, and all of a sudden it feels like you're underwater - what do you do?

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