Dr. Mallika Marshall

Boston Mayor Tom Menino. (Photo by Gail Oskin/Getty Images)

Tom Menino’s Decision Could Be Quality Of Life Issue

Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino said Thursday he is suspending treatment for an advanced form of cancer.

10/24/2014

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Speaking To Your Children About Ebola

So what can parents do to reassure their kids during this time?

10/16/2014

Ebola virus

Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Viewer Questions About Ebola, Enterovirus

Dr. Mallika Marshall answered some viewer questions about the Ebola and enterovirus outbreaks.

10/06/2014

Ebola virus

Boston Hospitals, Colleges Make Ebola Preparations

Local hospitals are taking proactive steps to make sure patients and staff are protected just in case Ebola arrives on the Bay State’s doorstep.

10/02/2014

Emily-Otrando

Rhode Island Girl Dies From Infection Associated With Enterovirus

The Rhode Island health department says a child has died from complications of an unusual respiratory virus that has been affecting children across the U.S.

10/01/2014

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Doctors Recommend IUDs, Implants For Teen Birth Control

The American Academy of Pediatrics is now recommending IUDs and implants as first line options for preventing pregnancy in adolescents.

09/29/2014

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Women Fight Back Against ‘Food Shaming’ Phenomenon

Many women say they’re met with insulting comments by strangers if they eat a high calorie food in public.

WBZ-TV–09/24/2014

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What You Need To Know About Enterovirus

WBZ-TV’s Dr. Mallika Marshall answers common questions about Enterovirus.

09/18/2014

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Study Links Prenatal Chemical Exposure To Asthma Risk

A new study links prenatal exposure to some household chemicals and a child’s risk of developing asthma.

09/17/2014

Dr. Rick Sacra. (Photo courtesy: Family Health Center in Worcester)

Massachusetts Doctor Infected With Ebola In Liberia

Rick Sacra, a Holden resident practicing medicine in Worcester, was working in Liberia when he contracted the Ebola virus.

09/03/2014

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