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Boston Children's Hospital Named Top Pediatric Hospital in the Nation

For the sixth year in a row the hospital ranks number one by the U.S. News & World Report's Best Children's Hospital rankings. 

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Roll Out Your Mat for International Yoga Day at One of These Events in Boston

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Suicide Rates Continue to Soar Among Teenagers, New Study Shows

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Shop New England Farmers Markets Without Ever Leaving Your Home

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Massachusetts Restricts Teenage Tanning

Imagine this: You’re a 16-year-old girl, asked to prom by one of the hunks on the football team, pale as a ghost from those miserable […]

Latest Internet Scam: Counterfeit Adderrall Tablets

These days, it’s easy to pick up your drugs when they’re delivered to your front door step with the click of a button. But beware […]

How to Jog Your Memory (Literally)

Researchers at Dartmouth recently published a study on the effects of exercise on mood and cognitive function. The study concluded that, overall, “exercise generally enhances […]

The Soda Obsession: Will Boston Follow in New York City's Footsteps?

Tell someone they can’t get a 32-ounce Dr. Pepper, and all hell breaks loose: NYC Mayor Bloomberg’s recent proposal of a ban on sodas larger […]

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Taco Bell’s Beefy Nacho Burrito: Yes, Nachos IN a Burrito

That, and other over-the-top, fat-laden foods gracing menus around the country.

One Easy Way to Eat More Superfoods

Adding more this in-season vegetable to your diet by stirring it into soups, salads, or smoothies.

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Best of Boston 2018: Services

Best of Boston 2018: Services

Including massages and the best meal kit delivery service.


How to Lose That Extra Winter Weight

Three approaches to losing weight now that it’s summer.

Study Links Maternal Smoking to Autism in Kids

A new study says smoking while pregnant increases the risk for high-functioning autism. Although the chance was only slightly higher, (11 percent of moms of […]

Gone But Not Forgotten, Once-Promising Drugs Could Get a Second Chance

There may be a second life for once-promising drugs that were cast aside by the pharmaceutical industry. The government is urging pharmaceutical companies to find […]

Blame Email if You're Feeling Stressed (or If You Have Any Other Problems That Need a Scapegoat)

It’s no news flash that technology is capable of negative side effects. But a recent study shows that email alone is a large stress factor […]

Prediciting Who Will Have a Heart Attack — And Who Won't

Boston cardiologist James Muller has made it his mission to be able to predict heart attacks in patients. He has “developed a tool that analyzes […]

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Milk or Milk Substitutes?

A crash course if you’re looking for an alternative to cow’s milk.


Six Adductor Exercises to Build Stregngth

Women are up to six times more likely to need extra strength in this target area.


Six Adductor Exercises to Build Strength

Women are up to six times more likely to need extra strength in this target area.

Is UMass Medical School the Area's 'Best-Kept Secret'?

There’s no shortage of colleges and universities in Boston, but UMass has been overlooked in terms of medical advancements, it seems. Craig Ceol, a cancer […]

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