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College Admissions: Why Starting in 9th Grade Matters—Every fall, I see families of seniors in…

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Harvesting Green Beans + Sunflowers—Gardening made simple...

Buddy Guy Brings the Blues to Indian Ranch—The reigning champion of the Chicago Blues was…

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2nd Case of West Nile Virus Detected in Worcester Mosquitos

The Worcester Division of Public Health announced on Wednesday that West Nile Virus has been detected in mosquitos in Worcester for the second time this...

Educating Clinicians Important in Safe Opioid Prescribing, Study Shows

A recent study has found that educating clinicians how to safely prescribe opioids has a clear connection with a decrease in opioid misuse among chronic...

Coffee: Virtue or Vice?

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Is it possible that something that feels so good is actually bad for you? Of course you know that to be fact with smoking, and...

Under Pressure? Four Tips To Help With Stress

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How to ‘cope with stress’ is a much bandied about term that gets lots of airtime today. The usual methods identified to combat...

School Bugs: 5 Ways to Boost Your Family’s Health During the School Year

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The new school year is about to begin, and your kids will be having all kinds of new experiences, coming home with new stories,...

Do Probiotics Live Up to the Hype?

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Probiotics are everywhere these days: there are extra probiotics being added to yogurt, beverages, even infant formulas. They are being touted as the next best...

Rules for Fitting Self-Care into Motherhood

Moms, you are neglecting yourselves.

With Heroin Deaths Rising Sharply, White House Announces New Initiative

With heroin deaths rising sharply in recent years, the White House has announced an initiative to combat the growing problem starting with 15 Northeast US States....

The Placebo Effect: Is it All in Your Head?

The term placebo effect is thrown around pretty loosely these days. It has joined the common vernacular, and according to the Urban Dictionary the term...

Rules for Eating Healthy On a Budget

There have been countless articles written about this (in fact if, you Google it you get about 47 million entries), but they always seem to miss...

Backyard Medicine: 4 Plants You Should Add to Your Medicine Cabinet

Many of the medicines you use today come from plants. You may have heard that aspirin was originally derived from willow bark (it is now...

Sweet Temptation: Eight Ways to Tame the Sugar Beast

Sugar sure is tasty, but it also can be bad for you. Here are eight ways to help tame your sugar cravings.

Off Your Bike: Four Helpful Stretches for the Bike Commuter

Commuting by bike is a popular choice in New England. This is not only a great way to skip all of the parking expenses,...

WPI Professor Receives International Award For Research Targeting Infections

Terri Camesano, a professor of chemical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), has received a First Place Award at the Third International Conference on Prevention...

Worcester County Walk to End Alzheimer’s Set To Take Place

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The 2015 Worcester County Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place on Sunday October 4 at Quinsigamond Community College. 

App-Tastic: The 7 Best Health and Fitness Apps

It’s ok to admit that tracking your gym habits and your foods has become an obsession.  Doing so keeps you on track,...

MA Medical Society Part of Task Force to Reduce Opioid Abuse

The Massachusetts Medical Society will help physicians across the nation address the problem of opioid use, becoming part of the AMA Task Force to Reduce...

3 Yummy Herbal Popsicle Recipes to Help You Cool Down

Popsicles aren’t just for kids! Worcester is in the midst of another heat wave right in the middle of one hot summer. There...

WPD Team Riding in Pan-Mass Challenge for Fellow Officers Battling Cancer

A team of Worcester Police Officers and friends are heading to the Pan Mass Challenge this weekend to pedal for fellow WPD officers who are...

Four Steps to Creating a Healthy Lifestyle

That new diet you started, your new exercise routine, your pledge to start daily flossing — why are they so hard to maintain (or sometimes...

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