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Roundup: Four Local Health Startups

Boston is the place to be for healthcare and startup innovations. Already a health food startup hub, competitions like MassChallenge (an annual startup competition) help bring more […]

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You Can Be Addicted To Carbs, Study Says

A Boston Children’s Hospital research team announced this week that eating high-glycemic index carbohydrates, or highly processed carbs like white breads and potatoes, can trigger addictive tendencies […]

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Ask the Expert: How Do I Treat and Prevent Shin Splints?

Most of the athletes we know have experienced shin splints at some time or another. Shin splints, or medial tibial stress syndrome, is a common […]

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Male Golfers Over 50 At High Risk For Melanoma

At the Melanoma Foundation of New England (MFNE)’s 13th annual golf tournament this week, the focus was less on golf and more on preventing one of the […]

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Q&A: Harvard Psychologist Joshua Greene

Joshua Greene spends most of his time thinking about moral dilemmas. A psychology professor at Harvard University, his research focuses on the science and psychology […]

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Classes We Love: RealRyder Cycling at Sweat and Soul Yoga

If you like workouts that make use of every single muscle in your body—even muscles you didn’t know you had—then you will love the RealRyder cycling classes […]

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Stay Safe in A Heat Wave

It’s hot outside, and the heat isn’t going anywhere. With temperatures reaching the 90s this week, Bostonians need to start getting ready for the summer […]

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The Best and Worst Times to Be Hospitalized

Sure, your superstitious friends might avoid going to the doctor at a particular time of the year, month, or day. But the rest of us rational […]

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Kids With Multiple Concussions Take Longer to Recover

Concussions are constantly in the news these days, and doctors and parents alike have long been concerned about the implications of kids having multiple head […]

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Functional Fitness Trend Spreading to Boston Area Gyms

If you like ending up on the floor in a puddle of sweat after your daily workouts, you’ve probably already found a CrossFit location or […]

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Q&A: Z-Spot’s Lena Andrade

Zumba, a dance-style workout class that combines aspects of hip-hop, salsa, martial arts, belly dancing, and other forms of movement, has become increasingly popular over […]

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Caffeine Withdrawal is a Thing

As you sit at your desk, hands shaking and mind racing from your morning cups of coffee, consider this: the newest version of the Diagnostic […]

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Blueberry Facials For Summer

You’ve probably heard of blueberries being called a “superfruit” because of their high concentrations of antioxidants. For those of you who aren’t up on your […]

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Boston University Cuts Varsity Wrestling Team

Carl Adams is no stranger to adversity in the wrestling world. When he was first brought on to Boston University’s coaching staff 32 years ago, […]

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Despite New Legislation, Plan B Still Isn’t on the Shelves

Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Plan B, a morning-after pill, will now be available to all women over the […]