Latest Boston Healthwatch
A troubling new study could explain why some couples have trouble conceiving.
Scientists may–one day–eliminate Down Syndrome.
Belmont, Waltham, Westport and Whitman have reported finding infected mosquitoes in their towns.
Memory problems that are often dismissed as a normal part of aging may not be so harmless after all.
A special commission exploring whether expanding Medicaid under the federal health care overhaul law is right for New Hampshire is looking at what’s in place now.
The bill would prohibit any licensed professional in Massachusetts from engaging in any practice that seeks impose a change in the “sexual orientation or gender identity” of anyone under 18.
You may be able to help keep your brain in shape, not just the rest of your body. A large study in France suggests that delaying retirement and working until later in life may help prevent dementia.
New research boosts the “use it or lose it” theory about brainpower and staying mentally sharp.
The first-ever clinical trial of electronic cigarettes has found they may be better than nicotine patches for those trying to kick the habit.