Latest Boston Healthwatch

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Music Helps Patients Cope With Surgery, Research Shows

They say music soothes the soul, but it can also soothe pain following surgery.


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Refined Carbs May Increase Risk Of Mental Illness

Refined carbs like sugar, white bread, and pasta will not only expand your waistline, they may also raise your risk of mental illness.


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Sleep Position May Help Prevent Brain Disorders

Poor sleep is bad for the brain. Now, experts think that sleep position may be important, too.


Cory Cook walks with assistance from ReWalk Robotics. (WBZ-TV)

Robotic Suit Helps Paralyzed NH Man Walk

Three years ago, Cory Cook was paralyzed from the chest down during a swimming accident.


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Studies: Millions Could Benefit By Taking Cholesterol-Lowering Medications

Millions more Americans could benefit from treatment with popular cholesterol-lowering medications, according to two new studies.