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Yoga And Meditation Can Slow Alzheimer’s, Study Says

Alzheimer’s is ranked as the sixth leading fatal disease in the United States, but there is no FDA approved medication that can slow the progression […]

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Q&A: Lexi’s Clean Kitchen

Food allergies are inspiring a new kind of food culture across the country, and Boston is jumping on the bandwagon with the full force of […]

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Patients Receiving Too Many Opioids, Study Says

We already know that antibiotics are being overprescribed nationwide, and now a new study shows that opioids are also being overprescribed in hospitals. The study, […]

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Why Heart Attacks Happen In The Morning

What’s your morning routine? Maybe you get up early and squeeze in some morning yoga before work, or maybe you sleep through all three of your […]

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Study Says Hospital Mortality Rates Spike In July

There is always speculation about times of the year when doctors don’t provide the best possible medical care. The superstitions about the dangerous days and months […]

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Arthritis Drug May Treat Kidney Disease, Study Says

A study conducted by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and published in The New England Journal of Medicine has found that the drug Orencia which has […]

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State Of The Art Imaging Technology Improves Athletes’ Performance

Massachusetts General Hospital’s (MGH) Sports Performance Center offers has really cool 3-D imaging technology that can track movements and the source of sports injuries in […]

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Diet Linked To Depression In Women

Put down the steak knife and pour yourself a glass of wine, ladies. As odd as it sounds, a new study suggests that too much […]

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Preparing A Kid-Friendly, Healthy Holiday Season

The end of 2014 is getting closer every day, and so is Thanksgiving dinner, Christmas dinner, New Year’s parties, and then, of course, the inevitable […]

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Genital Herpes Vaccine Going Into Trials

Sobering news: According to the CDC, one in every six Americans ages 14 to 49 has genital herpes. In fact, in NYC that number (for all age […]

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Roundup: AcroYoga Classes in Boston

Acroyoga, a combination of acrobatics, Thai massage, and partner yoga, is slowly infiltrating Boston’s fitness scene. This summer, Boston hosted its first AcroYoga festival, and […]

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Women Overestimate Breast Cancer Risk, Study Says

The Boston area does a good job of spreading awareness and providing support for breast cancer patients, from specialized yoga studios, to foundations who raise […]

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Roundup: Cheap Yoga Classes In Boston

Yoga is supposed to be calming—that is, until you get the bill for that 10-class card. We’ve put together a list of the cheapest yoga classes in […]

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Local Doctor Invents Revolutionary Prism Glasses

More than one million Americans have lost the ability to see in one half of one or both of their eyes due to trauma, strokes, […]

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The FDA Takes The First Step Toward Eliminating Trans Fat

The FDA announced a preliminary decision on Thursday that hydrogenated oils, more commonly known as trans fats, are no longer to be labeled GRAS, or […]