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You Are More Likely To Get Sick During Holiday Shopping Season, Doctors WarnThere are ways to minimize your chances of getting sick, starting with your shopping cart.
Football Affects Youth Brain Development After Just One Season, Study SaysOne expert is urging parents to do everything possible to limit contact in sports.
Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak Sickens 2 In New HampshireTwo New Hampshire residents are among those sickened by a multi-state E. coli outbreak involving romaine lettuce.
Teens With Autism Educate Future Doctors At Boston UniversityA program aims to break down the barrier by teaching future doctors to get to know their special patients and find ways to reach and treat them.
CDC Warns Americans Not To Eat Romaine Lettuce; 2 Sick In MassachusettsThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned US consumers on Tuesday to not eat romaine lettuce as it may be contaminated with E. coli.
New Peanut Allergy Study Offers Promising Results For KidsDoctors exposed people with peanut allergies to small doses of peanut powder over a period of months, with promising results.
Second Measles Case Confirmed In Lowell, Possible Exposure In Chelmsford, TewksburyA second case of measles has been diagnosed in Lowell and there may have been exposure to that person in Chelmsford and Tewksbury.
Overseas Embryo Adoption Saves Chelmsford Couple Thousands Of DollarsInfertility can be a painful and expensive experience for couples trying to start a family. But a Chelmsford couple found a way for a fraction of the cost.
Sucking Your Baby's Pacifier Might Protect Them From Allergies, Study SaysThe research found lower levels of a troublesome, allergy-causing protein in babies whose mothers reported sucking on their infants' pacifiers.
Tickborne Diseases Hit Record Levels In U.S.In 2017, state and local health departments reported a record number of cases of illnesses spread by ticks.