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Drug Take-Back Day
Police departments across the Southcoast region are joining with departments across the nation to host a drug take-back day this weekend. On Saturday, area residents can drop off prescription and over-the-counter medications at local police stations, with no questions asked...
Zika On Southcoast
The Zika virus has become a major concern due to the impact it can have for pregnant woman and the deformities it can cause to their unborn children.
Health Center Awards
The Health Resources and Services Administration has awarded the Greater New Bedford Community Health Center over one million dollars in grants.
Nurses Union Speaks Out
A group representing Massachusetts nurses says many hospitals in the state are ill-prepared to deal with a case of Ebola.
David Schildmeier, a spokesman for the Massachusetts Nurses Association says that frontline health workers such as nurses lack the resources necessary to protect themselves while …
Treating Back Pain
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain and many reach for Tylenol after a busy, productive weekend. But does it really help?