Dr. Mallika Marshall

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Advocates Call For Stronger Regulations On Food Additives

A new study found emulsifiers led to intestinal inflammation in mice.


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More Than 8 Hours Of Sleep Linked To Increased Stroke Risk

Could getting more than eight hours of sleep a night be a bad thing?


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Watertown Company Develops Life-Saving Trauma Foam

A local surgeon has teamed up with the Arsenal Medical team to develop a trauma foam that will stabilize patients who require life-saving surgery.


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Simple Breath Test Could Detect Cancer, Heart Failure

Researchers are working on a less invasive approach to diagnose diseases.


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Antibiotics On Food Causing Children To Have Allergic Reactions To Fruits, Vegetables

More children are appearing to have allergic reactions to fruits and vegetables, but this has nothing to do with the food.



Washing Dishes By Hand Could Protect Kids From Allergies

Dr. Mallika Marshall reports on two big allergy headlines that could help protect your children from developing allergies in the first place.


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Health Experts Recommend Sugar Tax To Fight Obesity

New recommendations on a way to curb obesity levels in the U.S. are bound to cause some controversy.


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New App Promises To Curb Stress Eating

A new app helps patients stop emotional eating.


Framingham State University dining hall (WBZ-TV

I-Team Uncovers Health Violations At College Dining Halls

The I-Team discovered numerous health violations at local university dining areas.



Research Shows Toddlers May Not Need Naps

Studies show that napping may make toddlers less likely to get a good night’s sleep.




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