Latest Boston Healthwatch
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.
Doctors are reporting an epidemic — of twins. Nearly half of all babies born with advanced fertility help are multiple births, new federal numbers show.
Disturbing information has been released about high school athletes in Massachusetts and head injuries.
In the largest study of its kind, people who ate a daily handful of nuts were 20 percent less likely to die from any cause over a 30-year period than were those who didn’t consume nuts.
A breakthrough has been made in organ transplants that uses the cells in the patient’s own body.
“How early should obesity prevention start?” That’s the name of a “perspective” in Thursday’s New England Journal of Medicine.
As soon as next summer, nuggets and other popular chicken products could be made with chicken processed in China, all because of a recent change in regulations.