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Health Insurance Companies Refund $15B to Mass. Consumers

Massachusetts consumers will receive the second-highest health insurance refund out of all 50 states as a result of the Affordable Care Act, according to data from the Department of Health and Human Services. Cost of Health Care a Burden for Mass. Residents NerdWallet Ranks Most Affordable Mass. Hospitals Dueling Rulings: Courts Split on Health Law Clash

4 Simple Ways to Prevent Mosquito Bites

Preventing mosquito bites isn't rocket science--and yet we don't always do what we should or could. As obvious as this advice might be, it's always worth giving again. Here are 4 simple ways to prevent mosquito bites this season. Cases of Mosquito-Borne Virus Confirmed in Boston Area Mosquito-Borne EEE Virus Found in Mass.

Red Cross Issues Urgent Call for Blood Donors

As a nationwide blood shortage looms, The American Red Cross is pleaing for donations. Find out where you can donate in Boston. ‘Gay Blood Drives’ Put Pressure on FDA to Lift Donor Ban Couple Asks Wedding Guests to Give Blood Instead of Gifts

Unlicensed Workers Found at Arlington Massage Parlors

Police and health officials have found “troubling violations” at three Arlington massage and bodyworks businesses. Arlington Dad Charged with Threatening Principal Mass. Hospital Workers’ Flu Vaccination Rates Fall Below Target

Sierra Leone Doctor Fighting Ebola Catches Disease

Sierra Leone's health minister confirms that the doctor in charge of battling the current Ebola outbreak has himself become ill with the deadly disease. WHO Warns of Ebola Spread Parts of Chinese City Sealed for Bubonic Plague Ebola Crisis in West Africa Deepens; 500+ Dead Ebola Outbreaks: What You Need to Know

Mass. Kids Better Off Than Rest of Nation

Massachusetts kids ranked first for overall well-being, second in health, and first in education on Tuesday in the 2014 Kids Count Data Book. But officials say too many are still left behind. Child Obesity Rates Stabilizing But They’re Still Really High CDC Report: Half of Mass. Still Needs to Get Moving Cost of Health Care a Burden for Mass. Residents

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