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Massachusetts law requires vaccinations for students returning to school

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Students are gearing up for back-to-school, but is your child up to date on their immunization shots?

Massachusetts law requires children entering middle school, high school, and college are to be vaccinated. 73 more words


Ketone Sports Drink trialled on trained cyclists

Set aside the neon-colored sugar water—scientists have created a new performance-enhancing beverage, and it’s already producing some impressive results for endurance athletes, helping them push further and feel less sore. 127 more words

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Soaring cost of EpiPens forcing some to make difficult decisions

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Severe allergies can be deadly if you don’t have an EpiPen on hand, so soaring prices for the emergency devices are having serious effects. 328 more words

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Can your plants harm your dog?

(WTNH) — Unfortunately for you, you may not have a dog park near your house. So, what do you need to look out for as your dogs go and play outside? 292 more words

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Seen At 11: Cutting Edge Bunion Procedure A Big Step Toward Ending Suffering

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Imagine having pain with every step you take.

Millions of people experience that with bunions. But they often put off surgery because of the long and painful recovery. 399 more words


FDA wants blood donations tested for Zika virus

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – All blood donations will soon be screened for the Zika virus. Hospitals and blood donation services have about 12 weeks to start checking every blood donation for Zika, out of precaution. 331 more words

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Federal Government: All U.S. Blood Banks Must Start Screening For Zika

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — The government told all U.S. blood banks Friday to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation’s blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus. 931 more words