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July 28, 2014

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Sugar and your heart

Sugar sweetened beverages and other added sugars have long been associated with weight gain and obesity but newer research is finding that too much sugar is not only bad for your waistline, it also may be bad for your heart. Recommendations from the World Health Organization are to limit added sugars to less than 10 […]

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Autism advocates offer advice

WESTFIELD – A roundtable discussion about autism advocacy was held at Genesis Spiritual Life Center in Westfield last night, with a panel of three experts addressing concerns of about two dozen parents and local service providers. Judith Ursitti, CPA, Autism Speaks’ director of state government affairs, Amy Weinstock, director of the Autism Insurance Resource Center […]

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State reports progress in fixing health website

BOB SALSBERG, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Software ordered by Massachusetts to fix its hobbled health care exchange passed initial tests, renewing hopes that the state could finally have a fully operational website by year’s end, officials said yesterday. The breakdown dramatically slowed the state’s transition to the federal Affordable Care Act from its own […]

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