Home quarantine for travelers buys time as new virus spreads
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Home quarantine for travelers buys time as new virus spreads

Hundreds of people in the United States and thousands around the world are in quarantine at home as authorities buy time to prepare for a possible pandemic

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Record numbers enroll in Massachusetts Health Connector

A record number of residents have enrolled in the Massachusetts Health Connector during the open enrollment period

Heart gala raises awareness while supporting patients
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Heart gala raises awareness while supporting patients

Red could was visible throughout the Oakley-Lindsay Center Saturday to serve as a visual reminder for heart health awareness.

Questions complicate efforts to contain new virus from China
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Questions complicate efforts to contain new virus from China

Changes in how China counts how many people are sick with a new respiratory virus is confusing experts who can't tell if the epidemic is getting worse or not

Amid coronavirus fears, a second wave of flu hits US kids
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Amid coronavirus fears, a second wave of flu hits US kids

A second wave of flu is hitting the U.S., turning this into one of the nastiest seasons for children in a decade

Weight loss drug Belviq pulled from market over cancer risk
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Weight loss drug Belviq pulled from market over cancer risk

The weight loss drug Belviq is being pulled from the market because of a slight increased risk of cancer

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Massachusetts Senate approves mental health parity bill

The Massachusetts Senate has unanimously approved a bill designed to put mental health care on par with care for physical ailments like high blood pressure or diabetes

US announces 15th virus case, this one in Texas evacuee
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US announces 15th virus case, this one in Texas evacuee

U.S. officials have announced the country's 15th confirmed case of the new coronavirus — an evacuee from China who had been under quarantine in Texas

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Texas health chief named Louisiana's new health secretary

Gov. John Bel Edwards is hiring the leader of Texas' health agency to be the Louisiana Department of Health's new secretary

UN: Congo's Ebola outbreak slows but still global emergency
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UN: Congo's Ebola outbreak slows but still global emergency

The World Health Organization says although signs are “extremely positive” in Congo that the Ebola outbreak is winding down, the epidemic remains a global health emergency