Latest Boston Healthwatch
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?
The Centers for Disease Control reports an alarming number of toddlers are given medication for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Experts say it’s not only appauling, it’s irresponsible.
The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
Shoulder pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor and rotator cuff injuries are one of the most common causes of shoulder pain.
A recent study out of Harvard suggests that deciding when and how often to have a mammogram is not a black or white issue.
The American Diabetes Association is encouraging all Americans to find out if they’re at risk for developing Type Two diabetes.
In a new study, doctors at Tufts Medical Center found that the DNA test performed significantly better compared to the traditional screening for hormones and proteins. Both only require a simple blood sample.
Gov. Deval Patrick apologized Thursday to frustrated Massachusetts residents who have struggled to sign up for health coverage because of a problem-plagued state website and outlined a series of steps aimed at correcting the glitches.