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Life Time Wellness Clubs Are Offering Spartan Classes

If the word “Spartan” has you dreaming of matching your wits and strength against intense obstacle races involving fire, mud, and barbed wire, you might be interested […]

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11 Ways to Work out on Thanksgiving Day around Boston

Runs Volvo 5k Road Race: Lace up your sneakers to support education and research by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, a nonprofit dedicated to fighting the […]

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Gov. Charlie Baker Unveils Sweeping Opioid Legislation

Gov. Charlie Baker unveiled a widespread legislative package aimed at combating Massachusetts’ opioid crisis by focusing on treatment accessibility, drug abuse prevention, and educational expansion. […]

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Opioid-Related Deaths Down Across Massachusetts

Opioid-related fatalities are down by roughly 10 percent in Massachusetts so far this year, according to updated data released by the state Department of Public Health. […]

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16 Healthy Things to Do In and Around Boston This Week

Tuesday, Nov. 14 Self-Defense and Awareness Seminar: Get educated in basic martial arts training. Body Mind Systems will offer a free one-hour seminar in easy […]

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Aaron Hernandez’s CTE Is the Most Advanced Case Seen in Someone His Age

Aaron Hernandez’s brain was dark, and it was decayed. At a medical conference on Thursday, researchers from Boston University revealed the former Patriots tight end’s […]

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Massachusetts State House Passes Free Birth Control Bill

The Massachusetts House of Representatives resoundingly passed a bill ensuring access to free birth control on Wednesday in a stark reproach of policy enacted at […]

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Shalane Flanagan Won the New York City Marathon

She might not have been able to race in her hometown marathon this spring, but Shalane Flanagan is still managing to have a pretty good […]

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We Tried It: Hypnoacupuncture at Healing Point Therapeutics

Can hypnosis and dozens of tiny needles cure an irritating ailment? We put a unique holistic treatment to the test.

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15 Healthy Things to Do This Week

Monday, November 6 Ready to Grow: Meet and Eat With Local Farmers: Curious about how your food gets from the field to your fork? Check out […]

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Nancy Kerrigan Thinks We Should Talk About Infertility

Nancy Kerrigan has been in the public eye for a long time, but that hasn’t affected her willingness to speak about what’s going on her […]

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New York-Based SLT Is Heading to Boston

“If cardio, strength training, and pilates had a baby, it would be SLT.” While their tagline may leave you with a rather strange mental image, the workouts […]

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15 Healthy Things to Do This Week

Monday, Oct. 30 Annual Halloween Party: Start your Halloweek off with Commonwealth Sports Club. Work out in three 20-minute, back-to-back classes and earn a piece […]

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Massachusetts Officials Criticize Trump’s Opioid Announcement

President Donald Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency yesterday, but many Massachusetts Democrats criticized him for not going far enough. Leaders […]

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Officials from Massachusetts Opioid Initiative Travel to White House for Announcement

On Thursday afternoon, President Donald Trump declared a national health emergency to fight the opioid epidemic, and he is already looking to Bay State experts […]