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Boston Well Represented on ‘Sexy Scientists’ List

When a story is published and more than 3 million people are talking about it, we think that’s a big deal. When that story is […]

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Vitamin D Lowers Blood Pressure

Vitamin D supplement photo via Shutterstock. After the long winter, we could all use some vitamin D. And new research from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, in […]

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Boston Doctor Wins Cardiology Award

Dr. Mark Josephson will receive an award from the American Heart Association. Photo courtesy of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In yet another example of […]

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Why Red Wine is Good for Health

Red wine photo via Shutterstock. It seems like there’s a new study about alcohol every week. Some extolling the health benefits of the occasional drink […]

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Health Headlines: Z-Pack Linked to Heart Problems

The popular antibiotic azithromycin (we all know it as the five-day “Z-pack”) can cause changes in the electrical activity of the heart and that may lead to a fatal irregular […]

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Aspirin Linked to Melanoma Prevention

Aspirin photo via Shutterstock You’d have to be living in a cave to not know that wearing sunscreen every day is the best way to […]

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Daylight-Saving Time Sleeping Tips

Don’t let this be you. Photo by FX Quadro/Shutterstock Most of us are excited to reap the benefits of “springing forward,” but there is always that […]

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Report Reveals Latest Health Trends in Boston

Boston photo via Shutterstock This year’s Health of Boston report, an annual compilation of health trends and data for the city as a whole and for specific […]

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Michelle Obama Teams Up With Tufts, and More Local Health News

Half of Massachusetts women have experienced some kind of sexual violence. The numbers are shocking, but the men of the Commonwealth aren’t sitting back doing nothing. […]

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Massachusetts is the Second Least Obese State in the Nation

New information from Gallup says that Massachusetts is the second least obese state in the nation. The least obese state is Colorado. Connecticut and Rhode Island also made […]

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Why REM Sleep is (Even More) Important Than You Think

Man sleeping photo via Shutterstock As if you needed another reason to get to bed earlier, researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) discovered that […]

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Going to the Dentist Could Save Your Life

Make sure you get an oral cancer screening next time you visit the dentist. Photo via Shutterstock. No matter which way you spin it, going […]

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ADHD Carries Many Risks for Adults, Study Finds

ADHD chalkboard photo via Shutterstock. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is becoming more common, and it might seem like the condition is just a relatively harmless phase […]

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Health Community Abuzz with Story on HIV Baby Story

UMass Medical Center photo via Facebook Doctors announced on Sunday that a baby was cured of HIV for first time by using an aggressive early treatment strategy. The baby […]

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Health Headlines: 5 Common Mental Illnesses Share DNA Roots

Five of the most common mental illnesses share the same DNA roots, according to the largest study of its kind on genetics and mental health by researchers at Massachusetts […]