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Dr. Mallika Marshall

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‘Infant Cocooning’ Becoming More Popular Among New Parents

The idea is to immunize everyone who comes into contact with the baby.

08/25/2014

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Local Researchers Find Ritalin Can Reverse Effects Of General Anesthesia

General anesthesia is a wonderful thing, but it comes with risks, including lasting effects on the aging brain.

08/21/2014

Doctors are trying to use bees to detect diabetes. (WBZ-TV).

Boston Researchers Train Bees To Detect Diabetes

The students are hoping to use this research on bees to look for other diseases that can be detected on a person’s breath like tuberculosis and cancer.

08/14/2014

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Mass. Hospital Becomes Breast Milk Depot

A local hospital has become a breast milk depot servicing the greater Boston area.

08/13/2014

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Robin Williams’ Death Prompts New Conversation About Depression

A doctor says high profile suicides may lead to a brief increase in the number of suicides but more often encourages people to seek help.

08/13/2014

Video game on smartphone. (WBZ-TV)

Video Games Being Developed To Target Depression, Anxiety

Psychologists believe video games could be a new way to reach people who need help.

08/12/2014

Brigham and Woman's Hospital is offering Gentle C cesarean sections that allow mothers to hold and see their newborn right away.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Offering a Family-Centered Cesarean Section

A Boston hospital is trying to make C-sections as pleasant for mothers-to-be as possible, something they’re calling a “Gentle C”.

08/11/2014

Doctors have linked stress to white blood cell production. (WBZ-TV).

Doctors Link Stress To White Blood Cell Production

Chronic stress has been linked to heart disease for decades, but the exact connection hasn’t always been clear.

08/07/2014

The Blum Family van at a beach around Boston (WBZ-TV photo)

Dana-Farber Community Vans Providing Cancer Screening In Greater Boston

The van travels to communities within the city of Boston as well as outlying areas like Waltham, Brockton, and Quincy.

08/04/2014

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Cancer Patients Can Get ‘Chemo Brain'; Treatment Available

Dr. Meyer says up to sixty percent of patients undergoing treatment for all types of cancers can develop chemo brain to some degree.

07/30/2014

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