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Grocery store workers protest 'unsafe' conditions, lack of sick time pay
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Grocery store workers protest 'unsafe' conditions, lack of sick time pay
Boston-area grocery store workers lined up six feet apart, faces masked, along Harrison Avenue outside Whole Foods on the morning of April 7.
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Local health centers face financial strain
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Local health centers face financial strain
Community health centers in Massachusetts are feeling financial pressure from the COVID-19 pandemic, so much so that advocates say the centers need more state and federal assistance to stay open.
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Stay home!
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Stay home!
On Friday, March 27, Jackson received test results confirming he had, indeed, been infected with the coronavirus.
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Walsh, Baker extend shutdowns as coronavirus cases increase
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Walsh, Baker extend shutdowns as coronavirus cases increase
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Housing Court postpones evictions due to COVID-19 outbreak
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Housing Court postpones evictions due to COVID-19 outbreak
As of today, the Massachusetts Housing Court will postpone evictions in the state due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.
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Local, state government respond to coronavirus crisis
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Local, state government respond to coronavirus crisis
Sunday at 3 p.m., Mayor Martin Walsh held a press conference announcing restrictions on public gatherings and restricting bars and restaurants to operate at 50 percent capacity. But at 6 p.m., Gov. Charlie Baker issued an even more dire set of restrictions, ordering all restaurants and bars closed and banning public gatherings of more than 25 people.
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A change to the nutrition facts label
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A change to the nutrition facts label
At the beginning of this year an auspicious change occurred, but in all probability, not many people took notice. The nutrition facts label that appears on all packaged foods has gone through a transformation.
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Stroke: A medical emergency
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Stroke: A medical emergency
Stroke is the fifth most common cause of death in this country and a significant cause of disability. Yet, roughly 80 percent of the cases can be prevented.
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Stroke: Not your grandfather’s disease anymore
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Stroke: Not your grandfather’s disease anymore
Stroke is becoming more frequent in younger people largely due to the same risk factors experienced by older adults. There is also an increasing incidence in this population of cryptogenic strokes, which have no discernible cause.
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911: More than just a number
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911: More than just a number
911 is the national number in this country to call for emergencies. Yet, a large number of people who experience symptoms of stroke fail to call.
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Tedy Bruschi: Still tackling, but his opponent now is stroke
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Tedy Bruschi: Still tackling, but his opponent now is stroke
It all started one night in February, 2005. Tedy Bruschi woke up in the middle of the night with a severe headache and weakness on his left side. He attributed the symptoms to a particularly tough game two days prior. “It was not unusual to wake up in pain,” he explained.
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Renée Lacy: She lost it all to stroke
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Renée Lacy: She lost it all to stroke
Renée Lacy, 66, knows her way down the runway. She started modeling as a teenager. Now she helps others strut their stuff. Lacy developed Cameo Models Internationale, a full-service modeling agency and professional model coaching center. But a few years ago she thought her career may have come to an abrupt end. “Your whole world changes in a split second,” she said.
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