Clipboard: After calling for better regulation, lawmakers cut funds for pharmacies inspectors
After failures at a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy caused hundreds of people to be sickened by tainted drugs, state officials called for better oversight of the industry and Governor Deval Patrick pledged an additional $1 million to help the Department of Public Health conduct routine inspections. But that money has been cut from the Senate's proposed budget, prompting Rachel Zimmerman, of WBUR's CommonHealth blog to ask, "Really?"
Tonsil surgery reduces behavioral problems in kids with snoring condition, study finds
Having surgery to remove the tonsils and adenoids significantly reduces sleepiness and behavioral problems in kids who snore, but it does not improve their performance on attention and memory tests. That's the finding from a long-awaited clinical trial conducted by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital, and elsewhere.
Is that 'fat-burning zone' on cardio machines accurate?
By Ryan Healy Ryan Healy is a personal trainer for the Lynch/van Otterloo (LVO) YMCA in Marblehead. She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist...
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Personal trainer Ryan Healy explains why that fat-burning label on machines can be misleading. The problem with only training in the fat burning zone is that you burn fewer total calories, from both of these fuel sources.
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A new study suggests that people with left-brain dominance tend to listen to their mobile phones with their right ear, and vice-versa.
After much debate last week over whether Angelina Jolies double mastectomy would help other women with mastectomies feel sexier, Victorias Secret announced that it isnt interested enough in the cause to revamp its lingerie.
For nine Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center trauma nurses, an extraordinarily draining six days were just beginning.
A new survey claimes taking a road trip can be good for strengthening a couple's relationship
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A divisive ballot initiative that would allow terminally ill patients to end their lives with medication prescribed by physicians was narrowly defeated. The Death with Dignity Campaign conceded.
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You may be a gymrat if you get angry when someone is on your treadmill not sharing however does not fit the holiday spirit nor is it terribly good for exercise.
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Senators oppose pending shutdown of MIT fusion experiment
The news that a nuclear fusion experiment at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will shut down in a year and half and that the project's employees have received layoff notices has raised more objections.
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