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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 […]

Nancy Kerrigan
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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 […]

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Midnight Runners Is Coming to Boston

It’s so hard to pick something to do with your nights. Are you in the mood for dancing? Ready to try out a new bar? […]

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An On-Field Workout at Gillette Stadium Will Support Hurricane Recovery

Ever wanted to do yoga on the field at Gillette Stadium? Now is your chance. On Monday, October 30, the Patriots are opening their doors for […]

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Opioid Crisis Leads to Surge in Needles Littering Boston

Playgrounds are sites of chalk drawings and tire swings; of kickball games and cookouts; and, increasingly across Boston’s neighborhoods, of used hypodermic needles. An analysis […]

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A First Look at Equinox Seaport

We’re used to taking in, er, good views at the gym, but this is next level: Open today, Equinox Seaport overlooks 270-degree vistas of Rowes […]

MIT professor Regina Barzilay (center) with Mass General collaborators Manisha Bahl and Constance Lehman / Photo provided
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New Machine Learning Model Could Accurately Detect Breast Cancer

Harnessing the power of machine learning, Boston researchers hope to change breast cancer detection techniques for the better. Scientists from Massachusetts General Hospital and MIT’s […]

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Nine Easy-to-Book In-Home Services Available in Boston

Bring the chef, the trainer, or the hairstylist straight to your doorstep with these easy-to-book in-home services.