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Mass. Hospitals Cutting Back on Schedule-a-Birth C-Sections

Mass. Hospitals Cutting Back on Schedule-a-Birth C-Sections. After nine of what have to be the single most inconvenient, uncomfortable months of a woman’s life, it’s […]

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UMass Studies Give Daily Standing, Well … Standing Ovation

UMass Studies Give Daily Standing, Well … Standing Ovation. Yet another nail in the coffin that is your chair comes by way of a New […]

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Romneycare 2.0: Pulling a 180

Romneycare 2.0: Pulling a 180. In light of continued reports and opinions that his original Massachusetts healthcare plan (universal care and all) has been working […]

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Tough Pills to Swallow

A New Jersey health-policy professor asks big questions of Big Pharma.

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South End Infectious Disease Lab: “Like It’s a Lady in Waiting”

South End Infectious Disease Lab: “Like It’s a Lady in Waiting.” Things have still not progressed too far for the beleaguered Boston University National Emerging […]

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Mass. Hospitals to Patients: New Plan — We're Sorry, Please Don't Sue

Mass. Hospitals to Patients: New Plan — We’re Sorry, Please Don’t Sue. Seven different Massachusetts hospitals are embarking on a new plan to both curtail […]

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Tough New England Adventures

Photo courtesy of Tough Mudder. Urban Dare: Boston, May 19 Utilizing strength that’s more mental than physical, competitors may be asked to hit a bull’s-eye […]

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Sex Week, the Harvard Way

Sex Week, the Harvard Way. In the midst of a national battle over contraception and women’s rights, local universities like Harvard and Yale are taking […]

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The Boston Marathon 2012

Illustration by Resident Alien. It’s nearly here! The day that other places call Patriots Day, but that here in Boston, we know to be Marathon […]

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Confirmed: Mess With Your Sleep, Mess With Your Health

Confirmed: Mess With Your Sleep, Mess With Your Health. Try to beat the clock and push your schedule as much as you want, but you’re […]

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Pay Your Taxes, Risk a Car Wreck?

Pay Your Taxes, Risk a Car Wreck? Love paying taxes? Yeah, us too. So allow us to add a side of injury to your serving […]

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CDC: Teen Birth Rates Lower in New England Than Anywhere Else in Nation

CDC: Teen Birth Rates Lower in New England Than Anywhere Else in Nation. The Centers for Disease Control have just released their report of the […]

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Go to a Bargain Hospital … Get What You Pay For

Go to a Bargain Hospital … Get What You Pay For. Cutting costs is all the rage right now in medicine, and research in the […]

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Shocker: Nantucket, MV Full of Happy Healthy People Living the Dream

Shocker: Nantucket, MV Full of Happy Healthy People Living the Dream. So it turns out, according to a new report out from the Wisconsin Population […]

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BPA Can Stay In Cans of Food, At Least For Now, Says FDA

BPA Can Stay In Cans of Food, At Least For Now, Says FDA. The Food and Drug Administration this weekend announced that it would not […]