Latest Boston Healthwatch
A visit to the doctor later in the day makes it more likely that a patient will walk away with a prescription antibiotic, according to a new report.
A Boston hospital is trying to make C-sections as pleasant for mothers-to-be as possible, something they’re calling a “Gentle C”.
Patterns suggest that long-term use of Proton Pump Inhibitors may result in bone loss.
For the first time, the FDA is requiring tanning bed manufacturers to warn users about the machine’s cancer risk.
The Massachusetts health department says the number of emergency room visits for head injuries is going up. And that includes concussions that happen while playing sports.
Seventy percent of menopausal women experience hot flashes and night sweats, and for years, estrogen has been the gold standard for treatment.
The Department of Public Health has released its report on whether Logan Airport is making its neighbors sick.
Some women with breast cancer choose to have a double mastectomy.
Americans, in general, spend almost $40 billion a year trying to look good. The cosmetic market represents about 15 percent of the beauty industry and includes anything from lipstick to nail polish. But what’s in this stuff and how is it made?