According to a study led by researchers from Boston Children’s Hospital, improvements in communication between doctors during patient handoffs can reduce injuries due to medical errors by 30 percent.
A new study conducted by The John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University suggests some people get so upset after their candidate loses an election, it’s worse than a national tragedy for them.
A visit to the doctor later in the day makes it more likely that a patient will walk away with a prescription antibiotic, according to a new report.
Genes are the biggest factor in determining celiac disease, doctors say.
For the first time, the FDA is requiring tanning bed manufacturers to warn users about the machine’s cancer risk.
If you suffer from allergies, it’s not your imagination – this season is bad.
Harvard researchers estimate that Massachusetts health reform law has prevented some 320 deaths per year or, one life saved for each 830 people gaining coverage.
Researchers found that the most gender expressive teens were more ikely to engage in cancer risk behaviors.
A local company is part of a second breakthrough in regeneration of human body parts.
In this segment, WBZ’s Diane Stern presents perspectives from several first responders, including Betty Sparks, an ER nurse at Newton Wellesley Hospital, who volunteered at the finish line medical tent.