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Healthy alternatives are more affordable kids snacks Video included

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Food manufacturers have made it easy to feed children on the go, with convenient packaging and a good price, but nutrition can get lost in the convenience. More>>

Tourniquets helped save many lives at marathon bombing Video included

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They are a simple solution to a dangerous problem, and if used properly, a tourniquet can be a life-saver. More>>

New gum could help prevent tooth decay in soldiers Video included

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Researchers created a gum that could revolutionize the dental industry that could also help our soldiers by solving a very costly problem in war zones. More>>

Living Healthy: Digital eye strain Video included

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As a nation we are mesmerized by screens but staring intently at electronic devices can lead to a type of eye stress experts call "digital eye strain." More>>

Living Healthy: World's smallest pacemaker Video included

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Medtronic's newest pacemaker the Micra Trans-Catheter Pacing System is no bigger than a nickel.At one-tenth the traditional size, it's the world's smallest. More>>

Living healthy: Barry's Bootcamp Video included

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Looking to shed a few before you hit the beach this summer? Well Barry’s Bootcamp in Boston just might be your answer. More>>

'Biggest Loser' winner talks controversy, feels 'proud' of 'healthy weight loss'

Rachel Frederickson, before and after, on "The Biggest Loser." Rachel Frederickson, before and after, on "The Biggest Loser."
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When Rachel Frederickson won "The Biggest Loser" after dropping almost 60 percent of her body weight, it sparked a backlash on social media from viewers who were concerned about her extreme transformation More>>

Living Healthy: Cross Fit Video included

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Combining functional movement, strength training, gymnastics, circuit training and endurance. That is cross fit. More>>

Living Healthy: Acid Reflux Video included

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About 40-percent of all Americans deal with a situation that's tough to swallow. A new procedure is really easing pain for people with severe acid reflux. More>>

Healthy, wealthy and wise: America's fittest city is...

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Where in America should you go if you want to be "healthy, wealthy and wise"? TODAY's special series looks at top places in the US in each category — and you may be surprised at the winners. More>>

Living healthy: Cervical Cancer

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After her first baby, Danielle Hargrave waited a few years to have a second, But her hopes were dashed when she found out she had cervical cancer. More>>

Flu shots, messy desks and healthy college meals

Today in 7Healthcast: Get your flu shots, eat healthy at college and don't worry about your messy desk. More>>

Living Healthy: Osteoporosis

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If you're a woman over age 50, you have a 50-50 chance of breaking a bone because of osteoporosis at some point. More>>

Living Healthy -- Node transfer for lymphedema patients

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Battling breast cancer often continues long after surgery. In many patients who have had their lymph nodes removed, a painful condition may develop.  More>>

Living Healthy -- Parkinson's Disease

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Early detection is a crucial step to understanding the cause of Parkinson's disease, and Boston Medical Center is leading the way in research.  More>>

Living Healthy -- Liver scan

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The liver has the important function of clearing the body of toxins, and when it doesn't work correctly it can be deadly.  More>>

Living Healthy -- Tips for staying safe in extreme heat

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Extreme heat is not only uncomfortable - it can be deadly. More>>

Living Healthy -- Transitioning kids sleep schedules for school

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It's back to school time - but many kids aren't ready for that pre-dawn wake up call. More>>

Living Healthy -- New hair restoration treatment helps hair loss

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Every woman has complained of having a bad hair day. More>>

Living Healthy -- Battling pancreatic cancer

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When it comes to pancreatic cancer, early detection and treatment are key but so much more needs to be done when it comes to research and funding. More>>

Living Healthy -- Taekwondo therapy for students with disabilities

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Many people take taekwondo classes for strength and enjoyment but for some, the classes are teaching a far greater lesson. More>>

Living Healthy -- Researchers working on device to controls blood pressue

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Researchers are working on a new way to control high blood pressure. More>>

Living Healthy -- Advancements in laser eye treatment

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A big advancement in laser eye surgery - it’s a new device that could be the fastest in the world correcting vision in a matter of seconds. More>>

Living Healthy -- Easing, and preventing 'bleacher back'

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Watching your kids play sports is always exciting but sitting in the stands for hours can be a pain- literally! More>>

Living Healthy -- Probiotic study to help babies with colic

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Researchers are investigating whether a probiotic might be helpful to reduce stomach inflammation in infants with colic. More>>

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