April 14, 2014

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Proposal calls for new strategies on autism

BOSTON (AP) — A bill that would establish a state autism commission and proposes other strategies for addressing the needs of the growing number of children diagnosed with the disorder… read more…

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Preparing kids with autism for college

WESTFIELD – Preparing for college is a daunting task for any student and family, but add Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) into the equation and it can become even more overwhelming.… read more…

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State eyes ‘functional’ health exchange

BOB SALSBERG, Associated Press
BOSTON (AP) — The board overseeing the state’s health care exchange was told Thursday that a long-term fix for its troubled website was still… read more…

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Board mulls tobacco purchase age hike

WESTFIELD – The Board of Health is considering hiking the age patrons can legally purchase tobacco products as a means of combating use of those products by teenagers.
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