Medical Errors May Be Third Leading Cause Of Death In AmericaResearchers say medical mistakes should be listed as the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States.
CDC Urges Millions Of Women Not To Drink Unless Using Birth ControlDrinking and having sex without using birth control puts a developing baby at risk, the CDC says.
Health Officials Confirm First Mass. Case Of Zika VirusThe Boston Public Health Commission said on Friday that the patient, who is a Boston resident, contracted the virus while traveling outside the country.
Mass. Residents Sickened In Outbreak Linked To Dole Packaged SaladsThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that 12 people in six states, including Massachusetts, have been hospitalized in an outbreak.
The Dangers Of Diagnosing Yourself OnlineThe web can answer just about anything, but it can also impart inflammatory, misleading, or sometimes downright wrong information.
Report Cites Rise In U.S. Children With Autism, Now At 1.2 MillionThe Centers for Disease Control now estimates that 1 in 68 children may have some form of autism.
CDC Blames New Strain Of Norovirus For 140+ Outbreaks In Recent MonthsHealth officials say a new strain of stomach bug that's sweeping the globe is taking over in the U.S.
I-Team: Music Teachers Question Motive Behind Instrument Sterilization BillMusic educators and doctors say a bill proposed on Beacon Hill is more about money and influence than safety.
Opinion: Republicans Advances War On WomenRepublican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.
Calls To Quitline Increase After Graphic Anti-Smoking CampaignGraphic anti-smoking ads have been airing for a little over a month now, and we've discovered they are working.
CDC: Deadly Superbug "C-Diff" SpreadingThree months after having knee replacement surgery, Kathleen Powers' slow recovery has nothing to do with her knee, but with C-Diff.
The Parent Report: Turtles Can Be Hazardous To Your Child's HealthSome people might think of turtles as a nice pet, but the reptiles can be hazardous to kids.