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Fitness Stars in Our Backyard

Boston photo via Shutterstock Actors, models, and even techies all leave our great state to seek greater success. But some heavy hitters in the fitness […]

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Declining Air Pollution Levels Increase Life Expectancy

Pollution photo via Shutterstock Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) found that lower air pollution levels in the United States has increased […]

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How Much Caffeine is Really in Your Cup?

Caffeine formula photo via Shutterstock When you’re sleep-deprived, stressed, and in need of help to get through the day, what do you do? Grab a large Dunkin’, […]

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Dying from Lupus Complications at Age 23

Kevin McHale photo by Steve Lipofsky via Wikimedia Commons Alexandra “Sasha” McHale, the daughter of NBA Hall of Famer and Celtics legend Kevin McHale died […]

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What's the New 'It' Food for Health? Seeds.

Flaxseeds photo via Shutterstock Seeds are the “it” nutritional item of the moment. There are different varieties available to sprinkle on your food at the Whole Foods salad bar, […]

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Health Headlines: This is Your Brain on Christmas Music

MDMA is being studied as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). That’s right, MDMA. If you were a big partier in the ’80s and ’90s, […]

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Spartan Race Takes on Fenway Park

It took Spartan Race directors five months—and a few Fenway field trips—to plan, design, and build each of the Spartan Sprint’s 25 obstacles. Map provided […]

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Massachusetts' Blue Laws: Some Greatest Hits

Photo via Thinkstock Blue laws tend to be brought up as a sign of residual Puritanical influences in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and other corners of New […]

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Health Headlines Local Edition: We are Number One! Too Bad it's for Drug-Related ER Visits.

Boston is first in the nation for drug-related emergency room visits, according to a new report released yesterday by the Massachusetts Health Council. According to the report, the Greater […]

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Get Abs like Rob Gronkowski

Abs photo via Shutterstock   During the summer, Rob Gronkowski tweeted this picture of himself and his brother Dan doing their favorite workout, Insanity. Just finished up […]

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Check Out All the Stuff This Guy Allegedly Stole

If police are right, Craig Cromartie has some of the stickiest fingers in the state.

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Are Smartphones the New Personal Trainers?

Smartphone image via Shutterstock Earlier this year, I wrote a story about my relationship with my smartphone that I use to track my health and it […]

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Doctor Burnout Is a Serious Problem

Doctor image via Shutterstock Being a doctor is demanding and difficult, but if it weren’t, then everybody would be one. Watch five minutes of any doctor show […]

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Another Compounding Pharmacy in Massachusetts Shut Down

Pharmacy image via Shutterstock Another compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts was shut down this weekend. Infusion Resource in Waltham was issued a cease-and-desist order after a surprise inspection questioned sterility conditions at […]

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Will Boston Embrace Blow Dry Only Salons?

Blow out image via Shutterstock If you’ve lived in any big city other than Boston, you’ve probably seen them before. South Florida, New York, and […]