WRITERS Program Helps Hospitalized Children Stay BusyKids who spend long days at the hospital can get bored easily, but the WRITERS program at Floating Hospital for Children is making all the difference.
'Wendy's Welcome' Eases Children's Hospital FearsOne local girl is making a trip to the ER a lot less intimidating for kids and their parents.
'Magic Mushrooms' Psychedelic Drug May Ease Anxiety, DepressionThe psychedelic drug in "magic mushrooms" can quickly and effectively help treat anxiety and depression in cancer patients, an effect that may last for months, two small studies show.
Penguin Robot Provides Help For Children With AutismA local couple has developed a robot which could one day make autism services much more affordable and much more accessible.
New Transplant Trial Could Mean More Patients Get New OrgansIrma Hendrick volunteered to receive a kidney infected with hepatitis C as part of a clinical trial.
A Warning For Parents On Energy Drinks And AlcoholDr. Mallika Marshall has a warning for parents about energy drinks and alcohol.
Training For Parents Of Kids With Autism Shows BenefitResearch shows that children with autism can benefit from training, but what about their parents?
Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Help Heart Attack Survivors HealNew research finds a common supplement may help heart attack patients heal.
Cardiac Care Advances At Brigham And Women's Hospital Lowers Likelihood Of Open Heart SurgeryNew advances in the treatment of heart disease at a Boston hospital is allowing some patients to avoid open heart surgery.
Opioids Don't Provide Much Relief For Back Pain Sufferers, Researchers SayResearches have discovered opioids don't provide significant relief for back pain.
Women Teachers Develop Vocal Fatigue More Than Men Who TeachImaginetrying to keep the attention of 30 kindergarteners or 40 middle schoolers and it isn't hard to understand how many teachers tend to lose their voices over time.
Researchers At Boston Children's To Study Body TemperatureResearchers at Boston Children’s Hospital are hoping to recruit thousands of adults and kids from all over the country to participate in the "Feverprints" study.