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Study: Out-of-pocket contraception spending dropped under ACA

BOSTON (SHNS) – Spending by Massachusetts women on prescription contraceptives dropped sharply under the federal health care law known as the Affordable Care Act, according to data scheduled to be released Monday by the state’s Health Policy Commission. 418 more words


Race Tactics - Get Your Race Brain On Before Race Day


By Columnist Genevieve Whitson – Professional Cyclist 

A lot of cyclists I meet often say on the start line of races, ‘I hope this goes okay…’ followed by a nervous smile.

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3,000-year-old prosthetic toe found

(WTNH) — Take a look at this!

This prosthetic is more than 3,000 years old.

It was made for a priest’s daughter who had to have her big toe on her right foot amputated. 32 more words

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Magnetic Therapy Can Provide Alternative Treatment For Depression

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Depression is a leading cause of poor health, disability and suicide – and medications only help some depression patients.

Many also cannot take the side effects. 368 more words


Local Bacterial Infections Linked To Cosmetic Surgeries At Dominican Republic Clinic

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced Thursday that a cluster of local Mycobacterium bacterial skin infections has been linked to cosmetic surgery performed in the Dominican Republic. 189 more words


Radar Vest Could Help Patients With Congestive Heart Failure Reduce Hospital Visits

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There might be some good news for the nearly six million Americans with congestive heart failure.

Those patients are often in and out of hospitals because their lungs fill with fluid. 389 more words


Steps to take care of poison ivy

GREENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – This is the season when we risk becoming infected with poison ivy.

From the light clothes we wear to the recreation areas we visit, we’re at risk of having our skin come in contact with the poison ivy oil. 95 more words