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Lipitor. (Photo Credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

07/15/2015

A child uses a tablet. (WBZ-TV)

Screen Addiction May Lead To Behavioral, Health Problems For Kids

According to the New York Times, Chinese doctors say children who spend hours and hours staring at screens could be suffering from a clinical disorder

07/09/2015

Mehealth for ADHD is an online application developed by a company in Marlborough. (WBZ-TV)

ADHD Online Application Proves Helpful To Doctors

Mehealth for ADHD is an online application developed by a company in Marlborough.

06/29/2015

Hemp-infused biscuits. (WBZ-TV)

Hemp-Infused Dog Biscuits May Help Pets In Pain

We hear a lot about medicinal marijuana and its ability to relieve pain in people. Now, some pet owners are saying something similar might be able to help their dogs and cats.

06/25/2015

A woman experiences a migraine headache. (WBZ-TV)

Experimental Drugs May Help Migraine Sufferers

There is a new class of drugs which are showing promise in preventing migraines.

06/18/2015