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WWLP Springfield
Opiate overdoses spike across Hampden CountyImage Courtesy: North Adams Police Department SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Opia
Opiate overdoses spike across Hampden County
WWLP Springfield / Posted 8 hours ago
Image Courtesy: North Adams Police Department SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Opiate addiction has continued its deadly spread across western Massachusetts. Hampden County District Attorney Anthony Gulluni issued a statement Saturday night to warn the... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Reproductive technology linked to birth defects, childhood leukemiaWomen who use in vitro fertilization (IVF) and other reproductive technologies
Reproductive technology linked to birth defects, childhood leukemia
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Women who use in vitro fertilization (IVF) and other reproductive technologies may be more likely to have children with certain cancers or developmental delays than their peers who conceive the old-fashioned way, two new studies suggest. The... Read more
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The Huffington Post
IVF Linked To Birth Defects And Childhood Leukemia(Reuters Health) - Women who use in vitro fertilization (IVF) and other reprodu
IVF Linked To Birth Defects And Childhood Leukemia
The Huffington Post / Posted 3 days ago
(Reuters Health) - Women who use in vitro fertilization (IVF) and other reproductive technologies may be more likely to have children with certain cancers or developmental delays than their peers who conceive the old-fashioned way, two new studies... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Reproductive technology linked to birth defects, childhood leukemia(Reuters Health) - Women who use in vitro fertilization (IVF) and other reprodu
Reproductive technology linked to birth defects, childhood leukemia
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
(Reuters Health) - Women who use in vitro fertilization (IVF) and other reproductive technologies may be more likely to have children with certain cancers or developmental delays than their peers who conceive the old-fashioned way, two new studies... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston resident who contracted Zika abroad has first confirmed case in stateThe Boston Public Health Commission confirmed the first case of the Zika virus
Boston resident who contracted Zika abroad has first confirmed case in state
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
The Boston Public Health Commission confirmed the first case of the Zika virus in a Massachusetts resident Thursday. Zika is spread through mosquito bites—not from one person to another—and outbreaks have recently occurred in Africa, Southeast Asia,... Read more
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Vineyard Gazette
Candidates Vie for Cape and Islands State House SeatsWhile most of the attention is focused on the race for president, local candida
Candidates Vie for Cape and Islands State House Seats
Vineyard Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
While most of the attention is focused on the race for president, local candidates are busy organizing and raising money to contest the office of state senator and state representative next fall in the districts that represent Martha’s Vineyard. A... Read more
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The Herald News
DPH: Fall River's fatal opioid overdose count was third-highest in state in 2014 FALL RIVER — Citing the most recently available statistics from the Registry
DPH: Fall River's fatal opioid overdose count was third-highest in state in 2014
The Herald News / Posted 11 days ago
FALL RIVER — Citing the most recently available statistics from the Registry of Vital Records and Statistics, the state Department of Public Health reports that Fall... Read more
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Vineyard Gazette
Screening Begins for Babesiosis in Donated BloodWith tick-borne illness on the rise, federal and state health agencies are turn
Screening Begins for Babesiosis in Donated Blood
Vineyard Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
With tick-borne illness on the rise, federal and state health agencies are turning their attention to babesiosis, a lesser known but potentially life-threatening disease carried by deer ticks that is transmissible through blood transfusions. The... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Leominster gets naloxone grant for first responders | January 22, 2016BOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health a
Leominster gets naloxone grant for first responders | January 22, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 17 days ago
BOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced Wednesday, Jan. 6 that Leominster would receive $20,000, part of a $700,000 award to police and fire departments in 31 communities heavily impacted by the... Read more
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Boston Herald
The TickerSix arrested in Logan Airport wage protest State police say they arrested six
The Ticker
Boston Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Six arrested in Logan Airport wage protest State police say they arrested six protesters at a peaceful demonstration staged by Logan International Airport employees. Logan employees and their supporters rallied yesterday morning in support of higher... Read more
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The Herald News
St. Anne's gets go-ahead to open cardiac cath labSaint Anne’s Hospital has received approval from the Massachusetts Department o
St. Anne's gets go-ahead to open cardiac cath lab
The Herald News / Posted 23 days ago
Saint Anne’s Hospital has received approval from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to go ahead with its plan to open a cardiac catheterization lab. FALL RIVER — Saint Anne’s Hospital has received approval from the Massachusetts... Read more
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FOX News
Whole Foods recalls 234 pounds of curry chicken salad due to possible listeriaOn Saturday, a Whole Foods Market establishment in Everett, Mass., announced a
Whole Foods recalls 234 pounds of curry chicken salad due to possible listeria
FOX News / Posted 30 days ago
On Saturday, a Whole Foods Market establishment in Everett, Mass., announced a recall of approximately 234 pounds of curry chicken salad that may contain Listeria monocytogenes. The announcement by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Brattleboro man pleads guilty to stealing drugs while a nurse at BaystateSPRINGFIELD, MASS. >> A local man well known for his charitable work in A
Brattleboro man pleads guilty to stealing drugs while a nurse at Baystate
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 30 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, MASS. >> A local man well known for his charitable work in Africa has agreed to plead guilty in U.S. District Court in Springfield, Mass., to stealing pain medication from the hospital's automated drug dispensing... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Brattleboro man pleads guilty to stealing drugs while a nurse at BaystateSPRINGFIELD, MASS. >> A local man well known for his charitable work in A
Brattleboro man pleads guilty to stealing drugs while a nurse at Baystate
Bennington Banner / Posted 30 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, MASS. >> A local man well known for his charitable work in Africa has agreed to plead guilty in U.S. District Court in Springfield, Mass., to stealing pain medication from the hospital's automated drug dispensing... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
VT man pleads guilty to stealing narcotics from BaystateSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A former nurse at Baystate Franklin Medical Center
VT man pleads guilty to stealing narcotics from Baystate
WWLP Springfield / Posted a month ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A former nurse at Baystate Franklin Medical Center pleaded guilty on Thursday in U.S. District Court in Springfield for stealing pain medication. According to U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz, 41-year-old Daniel Herlocker of... Read more
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