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Vaccines available this weekend at Seabra, Madeira Field, and Buttonwood Park, no appointment needed

New Bedford, Massachusetts–COVID-19 vaccination clinics are planned for this weekend in New Bedford. No appointment is needed at the walk-up clinics. All New Bedford residents receiving their first dose will receive a $20 Dunkin’ gift card. Pfizer vaccines will be given at the Seabra and Buttonwood Park locations. JNJ Vaccine …

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Massachusetts study suggests link between high cancer rates of childhood cancer with contaminated public water supply

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Bureau of Environmental Health (DPH) has completed a long-running epidemiological study evaluating potential environmental contributors to elevated rates of childhood cancer observed in the town of Wilmington during the 1990s. Results of the study suggest an association between maternal (i.e. prenatal) exposure to carcinogenic …

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