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    Ask Dr. K: Diagnosing sore throat may not be simple

    06/26/2015 03:18 PM EDT
    DEAR DOCTOR K >> I saw my doctor last week, who said I had acute pharyngitis, but didn't say what that was. 
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    Health, social benefits of adult recreational sports
    06/26/2015 03:18 PM EDT - Zoe Doucette has know the game of soccer since she was 4 years old. She went on to be a leader in the field as a player for Mount Greylock Regional High School and also played for a year at Clark University in Worcester. Full Story

    Tips to stay hydrated in summer months
    06/19/2015 03:14 PM EDT - Summer is a time full of activity and fun. But during these hot months, it's important to stay hydrated. Full Story

    U.S. births up after years of decline
    06/19/2015 03:12 PM EDT - NEW YORK >> It appears the baby recession really is over: Preliminary figures show U. Full Story

    Ask Dr. K: Questions about vitamin D supplement
    06/19/2015 03:12 PM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> My doctor advised me to take a vitamin D supplement. Why do I need vitamin D? Full Story

    Avoid the itch of poison ivy this summer
    06/15/2015 01:25 PM EDT - A hike in the woods or an afternoon in the backyard can quickly turn into an unpleasant experience if poison ivy is involved. Full Story

    Ask Dr. K: Atherosclerosis No. 1 cause of premature death
    06/12/2015 01:10 PM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> You mention the word atherosclerosis in many of your "Ask Dr. Full Story

    Area experts share tips on ergonomics
    06/05/2015 12:43 PM EDT - If you're old enough to work, you're old enough to experience occupational hazards. Full Story

    Ask Dr. K: Blood pressure is first priority in treating shock
    06/05/2015 12:40 PM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> What does it mean when someone "goes into shock"? DEAR READER >> Shock occurs when there is not enough blood flowing through the body to supply the oxygen and nutrients your cells need to survive. Full Story

    New Alzheimer's study looks at healthy brains for triggers
    05/29/2015 01:30 PM EDT - WASHINGTON >> Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek into their brains to see if another culprit is lurking. Full Story

    Man charged with robbing same New Jersey bank 5 years later

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Philadelphia man robbed a New Jersey bank four months after he was released from prison for robbing the same place five years earlier. Full Story