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I Tried It: Rowing the Charles River

The experienced crew of Community Rowing, Inc makes it look easy, but the Head of the Charles Regatta is no joke.


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Healthy Events

13 Healthy Things to Do This Week in Boston

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Nutrition

Eight Ways to Use Canned Pumpkin This Fall

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How to Find the Best Personal Trainers around Boston


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Hop in a Half (Marathon, That is)

Why half marathons make fantastic motivators, and how to find the one that’s right for you.

From Popcorn to… Underage Binge Drinking

From Popcorn to… Underage Binge Drinking. According to a new study conducted at Dartmouth, Hollywood has contributed more than its fair share in the binge […]

Should Mass. Residents Take Their Teeth to a Therapist?

Should Mass. Residents Take Their Teeth to a Therapist? In the midst of a dentist shortage, the state of Minnesota has approved dental therapy as […]

More Doctors Taking a Stand Against Anti-Vaccine Patients

More Doctors Taking a Stand Against Anti-Vaccine Patients. Worried about the unnecessary spread of disease and unwilling to deal with uncooperative parents, pediatricians are beginning […]

Welcome to the Age of the Wirelessly-Controlled Injection Replacement

Welcome to the Age of the Wirelessly-Controlled Injection Replacement. Local drug delivery hero Bob Langer is back in the headlines this week after one of […]

Fried Food: Still Bad for You

Don’t believe the headlines to the contrary.


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Best of Boston 2018: Services

Best of Boston 2018: Services

Including massages and the best meal kit delivery service.

It Runs in the Family: The Risk of Hereditary Cancer

It Runs in the Family: The Risk of Hereditary Cancer

Some people are born with an alteration in their DNA or genetic material that makes them more susceptible to certain types of cancer.

Presented by Mass General Cancer Center


Cambridge Biotech Company Wins Key Cancer Drug Patent, Joins The Big Leagues.

Cambridge Biotech Company Wins Key Cancer Drug Patent, Joins The Big Leagues. Ariad Pharmaceuticals, which up to now, has been only one of so many […]

Fitness

Athletes, Don’t Forget to Rest

If exercise is good, then running seven days a week is better than six, right? Wrong.

Overeaters Can Now Add Memory Loss to Plate of Health Risks

Overeaters Can Now Add Memory Loss to Plate of Health Risks. A new study conducted at the Mayo Clinic and based on results from more […]

Four Million Americans Have Bionic Knees

Four Million Americans Have Bionic Knees. That’s at least one in 20 people over 50 who has an artificial knee, thanks in part to both […]

How Your Doctor is Sending Mixed Signals

How Your Doctor is Sending Mixed Signals. Remember that old idea about how you can see how a couple is doing by checking out their […]

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Research

Research

World-class hospitals and a thriving biotech culture lead to new medical discoveries every day.

CAR T-Cell Therapy Gives Hope to Some Cancer Patients With No Other Options

CAR T-Cell Therapy Gives Hope to Some Cancer Patients With No Other Options

For cancer patients that aren’t seeing results with chemotherapy, new CAR T-cell therapy might be the solution for remission.

Presented by Mass General Cancer Center


Nutrition

How to Read a Nutrition Label

Six of 10 people find nutrition labels confusing — now you won’t be one of them.

Seasonal Affective Disorder and Endurance Athletes

How do you keep running when winter cuts the bounce from your step?

Nutrition

Not All Nutritionists Are Created Equal

Be Healthy Boston dished out some great wellness advice, but kind of missed the mark on nutrition.

Why Drink That Coffee When You Could Just Suck Caffeine Out of a Tube?

Why Drink That Coffee When You Could Just Suck Caffeine Out of a Tube? Thanks to Harvard professor David Edwards, chapstick-sized tubes of inhalable caffeine […]

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