Latest Boston Healthwatch
U.S. women are increasingly using donated eggs to get pregnant, with often good results, although the ideal outcome — a single baby born on time at a healthy weight — is still uncommon, a study found.
New research suggests that high levels of BPA, a chemical in many plastics and canned food linings, might raise the risk of miscarriage in women prone to that problem or having trouble getting pregnant.
It’s a faster way to make doctor appointments, patients can get an hour or more with their physician, and it’s cutting down on health care costs. The catch? You’ll have to see the doctor with a group of strangers.
More children than ever are being vaccinated for the flu but adults have a way to go.
Forty attorneys general are urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to meet its own deadline and regulate electronic cigarettes in the same way it regulates tobacco products.
Married people who are diagnosed with cancer are likely to live longer than cancer patients who are not married.
A new study has found “reassuring” evidence that H1N1 flu vaccine is safe during pregnancy.
A recent study done by Harvard Law School’s Food Law and Policy Clinic and the Natural Resource’s Defense Council exposes the truth behind expiration dates and offers suggestions to food manufacturers on how to better set these dates.
They may not be binging on broccoli, but some University of New Hampshire students are at least pausing before they fill up on fried food, thanks to dishware designed to remind them about healthy options.