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2014/07/23 20:04
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Aging News & Information Where You Live, Income May Play Significant Roles in Falls by Senior Citizens Elderly living in lower-income neighborhoods at highest risk of injury on on sidewalks, streets...
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2014/07/21 20:05
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Tobacco has been ingrained in our society since our nation's earliest days. But if cigarettes were introduced today, they'd most likely never be approved for market. For an example of changing...
2014/07/19 04:32
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The Healthy Gloucester Collaborative’s action plan to prevent future opiate abuse and stem current abuse has drawn support from various stakeholders in the fight against opiate use and...
2014/07/18 07:08
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Older adults are at a greater danger of falling when walking for utilitarian purposes such as shopping and appointments than when walking for recreation, according to a study from UMass Medical...
2014/07/14 04:32
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BOSTON — Mingo Beach in Beverly Farms is known for its rocky shores and breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, but its water quality is among the lowest in the state, according to a new report. A...
2014/07/09 19:50
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Residents urged to cover up, use bug spray to avoid getting bitten The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced today that West Nile virus (WNV) has been detected in a mosquito in...
2014/07/08 20:23
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BOSTON — A Reading resident forced by the state to stop operating as a medical marijuana caregiver is suing the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Bill Downing insists he wasn’t breaking the...
2014/07/07 13:04
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WILMINGTON -- In July 1999, the Board of Health and a group of residents approached the state with concerns over a reported cancer cluster that included alarming rates of child brain cancer, Hodgkin's...
2014/07/06 09:10
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Consumer Reports has released its first ratings of hospitals for heart surgery, and UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester is featured in the list of the top 15 in the country. The ratings, which...
2014/07/01 14:34
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In 1799, Paul Revere was named chairman of the Commonwealth’s first board of health in Boston and given broad authority to control the “filth and offal” that contaminated the environment. Two plus...
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The new facility, located in the former Dan’s Pharmacy building, will provide patients with private treatment rooms, more space and an environment conducive to high-quality treatment. It will...
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