Latest Boston Healthwatch
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.
The Museum of Fine Arts recently premiered The Genius of Marian, a documentary that focuses on a Needham family’s struggle with their mother’s Alzheimer’s.
When it comes to health and aging, where you live matters.
Being overweight or obese does not lead to a longer life when it comes to patients with Type 2 Diabetes.
Flu season appears to be in full swing in Massachusetts, with health officials reporting outbreaks in at least half the regions of the state.
Dr. Eric Winer, chief of the division of Women’s Cancers in the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers at Dana-Farber, is speaking about breast cancer research at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium this week.
Eating a healthier diet does cost more than eating junk – about $1.50 a day according to new research fom Harvard School of Public Health.