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Men’s Sexual Health Myths Debunked

Dr. Abraham Morgentaler is the epitome of a guy’s guy. He’s out to prove that men are far more emotionally complicated than women give them […]

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Scientists Work to Disarm Cancer Cells’ Stress Responses

Like almost everything in life, cancer cells, too, appear to have a stress response that they use as a survival mechanism. The good news is […]

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X Chromosomes Linked to Sperm Production

Like most people, you probably learned in school that the X chromosome is the female counterpart to the male-associated Y chromosome. But researchers at MIT’s […]

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Ask the Expert: How to Treat and Prevent Side Cramps

If you’re an athlete, you’ve likely experienced the sometimes excruciating and always annoying pain of a side cramp mid-workout. The cramp usually crops up suddenly […]

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Local Trainer’s Equipment Business Now Worth $13 Million

In eight years, Jon Gilson went from making a homemade, trapeze-style pull-up bar in his Brookline living room to owning a multimillion dollar business for […]

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Lose Your Weight in Gold

Last summer, Alabama held a weight loss contest that helped the 30,000 participants involved to lose almost 150,000 pounds. How did they do it? They […]

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Boston Schools Make ‘Healthiest Colleges in America’ List

Because Boston is a city of world-class hospitals and healthcare, it comes as no surprise that some of our area universities were on Greatist’s “25 […]

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Ask the Expert: Should I Run “Unplugged”?

There are proven benefits to running with music, but lately there have also been reports that running without music or pacing apps can be better for your mind, […]

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Study Looks at Conception After Cancer

Researchers at Dana-Farber and Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center have discovered that while women who have survived childhood cancer may face an increased […]

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HackFit: The Healthiest Hackathon Ever

When you think of hackers and coders, you probably think of pasty computer geeks who chug Red Bull and eat pizza all night in a […]

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Massachusetts Using New HIV Test

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced this week that they’ve been using a new version of an HIV test on patients during the past […]

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Roundup: Day Hikes

We all have moments when we need to escape the hustle and bustle of the big city. Luckily, Boston is surrounded by beautiful areas with […]

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Free Meals for Breast Cancer Patients

Noel Peters was diagnosed with breast cancer three months after moving here with her husband and three children. Peters, a Harvard Medical School researcher, worried that she […]

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Brigham and Women’s Researchers Growing Bones with Clay

If you thought that clay was just something you used in elementary school art class, think again. Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital are now […]

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Boston Researcher Hopes to Develop Long Term Vaccine for Cholera

Meagan Bufano, 36, wasn’t born in Boston. But like many of us, she feels like she’s found her home in this city. After spending three […]