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2014/04/19 07:26
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NEWBURYPORT— When a 20-year-old woman recently collapsed due to an overdose of opiates, local police were the first emergency units to respond. But it was only until an Atlantic Ambulance crew arrived...
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2014/04/19 05:55
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... says. "Everything's been fun here." Polmateer made his comments Thursday from his crowded office at the County Services Complex on Route 29. The 62-year-old Ephratah resident is retiring...
2014/04/18 23:41
2014/04/18 23:41
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... The process started two years ago by Thomas J. May was bound to be unsettling. Among many of them, concerns focused on whether the nearly $20 billion deal, with its layoffs and facilities...
2014/04/18 22:14
2014/04/18 22:14
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A record number of Ohioans died using heroin in 2012, reflecting the unintended consequences of a statewide crackdown on over-prescribed painkillers that pushed some users to heroin to feed their...
2014/04/18 21:41
2014/04/18 21:41
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How many people have to die of drug overdoses in Connecticut before the state government acts? That's a question for the governor, the General Assembly, and the array of state agencies — far too...
2014/04/18 01:09
2014/04/18 01:09
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BOSTON — Central Massachusetts House members have filed dozens of amendments to the state budget for funds for local projects and higher spending on education, parks and veterans services, while some...
2014/04/17 20:17
2014/04/17 20:17
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... logged-in reporters only EMBARGOED UNTIL April 17, 2013, 4 p.m. (EDT) American Journal of Public Health highlights: 1. Latest trends show decrease in school-aged bullying and fighting,...
2014/04/17 16:09
2014/04/17 16:09
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... Caryn Keenan, a teacher at Oak Middle School in Shrewsbury, were recently honored by the Massachusetts Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Mr. Anderson, who...
2014/04/17 11:04
2014/04/17 11:04
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... only one with complete package in governor's race LOWELL -- From creating jobs to lowering health-care costs, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Joe Avellone emphasized on Wednesday he's the...
2014/04/17 10:09
2014/04/17 10:09
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WORCESTER � Camping association and recreation department officials voiced their concerns during a public hearing Wednesday about a 2012 state law requiring life jackets for children and adding...
2014/04/17 10:08
2014/04/17 10:08
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A selection of health policy stories from Massachusetts, Kansas, Florida, Michigan, Connecticut, Maryland, Arizona, Hawaii, Missouri and Georgia. A federal judge on Tuesday blocked an effort by...
2014/04/17 06:41
2014/04/17 06:41
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The status of one transgendered teen in the custody of the Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF) has triggered questions of both juvenile justice and transgender rights. The teen,...
2014/04/16 23:09
2014/04/16 23:09
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... after speaker at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts stressed that the public's lingering image of dingy factories ready to decamp for Asia at any moment bears little...
2014/04/16 21:17
2014/04/16 21:17
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... December 2004. Statistics for diseases transmitted via food and water are monitored by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and local boards of health through reports by health care...
2014/04/16 14:27
2014/04/16 14:27
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Russian aggression on the rise, clearly conciliatory diplomacy has failed. While sanctions are of some value, in the interest of our alliance, I believe the United States and the EU must respond...
2014/04/16 12:56
2014/04/16 12:56
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... (http://r.reuters.com/cus58v) * Credit Suisse Group AG said Wednesday that first-quarter profit fell to 859 million Swiss francs ($976.91 million) from the 1.3 billion Swiss francs ($1.48...
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2014/04/16 10:10
2014/04/16 10:10
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... from a golf cart and one killed by falling signs. The reports received by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Health and Safety Administration show that on-the-job risks to...
2014/04/15 23:03
2014/04/15 23:03
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Mayor Toni Harp has named Martha N. Okafor (pictured) as the new head of the Community Services Administration. Okafor will start May 28 in her position, according to a press released the mayor’s...
2014/04/15 20:27
2014/04/15 20:27
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... and unfortunate timing" that the survey was overhauled just before major provisions of the health care law took effect. "Ideally," it said, "the redesign would have had at least a few...
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2014/04/15 18:28
2014/04/15 18:28
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... a Boston hospital under heavy guard Sunday as investigators continued the long process of looking over motives, methods and possible links. Tsarnaev, 19, who was taken into custody on...
2014/04/19 07:26
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