KOMO News - Healthworks http://www.komonews.com/news/health en-us KOMO News Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:14:44 -0700 Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:14:44 -0700 10 Controversial skin shocks used at Mass. school draw FDA look http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Skin-shocks-used-at-Mass-school-draw-FDA-look-275052731.html By JENNIFER C. 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