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Study ties chemical to possible miscarriage risk


New research suggests that high levels of BPA, a chemical in many plastics and canned food linings, might raise the risk of miscarriage in women prone to that problem or having trouble getting pregnant. More>>

Framingham company linked to deadly meningitis outbreak

FRAMINGHAM (FOX 25 / - A deadly cross-country meningitis outbreak has been traced right back to a Massachusetts company. Patients in several states hoping to relieve back pain are now fighting a deadly virus. More>>

Almond, peanut butter products recalled following salmonella outbreak

BOSTON - The New Hampshire Department of Public Health announced the voluntary recall of peanut butter and almond butter products sold nationwide on Tuesday. More>>

Study sheds surprising light on correlation between exercise, weight loss

BOSTON - A new study that evaluated the relationship between weight loss and exercise ended with some surprising results. More>>

Another case of West Nile confirmed in Mass.


BOSTON (AP) - State health officials are confirming a ninth human case of West Nile virus in Massachusetts. More>>

Yosemite officials say 1,700 visitors at risk for rodent disease

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Yosemite officials are telling 1,700 past visitors they may have been exposed to rodent-borne disease. More>>

First EEE case reported in Massachusetts


The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has said a man in his 60s has been diagnosed with Eastern Equine Encephalitis. More>>

Patrick signs nurse overtime bill


Gov. Deval Patrick on Monday signed a new health care law that would ban hospitals from requiring nurses to work mandatory overtime. More>>

Boston offers break-up advice to teens


Boston's Public Health Commission has partnered with local social service agencies to put on its third annual "Break-Up Summit" for teens. More>>

West Nile Virus detected in more mosquito pools in Boston


Health officials in Boston say four additional mosquito pools have tested positive for West Nile Virus. More>>

Ex-hospital worker charged in hepatitis C outbreak


David Matthew Kwiatkowski is accused of infecting at least 30 individuals with hepatitis c at Exeter Hospital, the United States Attorney's office in Concord, N.H., announced Thursday. More>>

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