Millennials Have Weaker Hands Than Other Generations, Study ShowsIf a “millennial” doesn't give you a firm handshake, perhaps it’s because they can’t.
Experts Say Routine Pelvic Exams May Not Be NecessaryThe U.S. Preventative Services Task Force, a panel of health experts, says there isn't enough evidence to recommend for or against routine pelvic exams in otherwise healthy women.
Pole Vaulter With Cystic Fibrosis Clears Odds For SurvivalClearing the bar and the challenges of life and living with cystic fibrosis far longer than anyone thought he would, Jerry Cahill says exercise has made all the difference.
Leading Pediatrician Group Urges Screening Children For Suicide RiskWith suicide now the second leading cause of death for teenagers, the American Academy of Pediatrics has issued new guidelines so doctors can help identify patients at risk.
Tufts Medical Center Performs Two Heart Transplants In Same DayTwo patients received heart transplants on the same day at Tufts Medical Center, a rarity in New England.
CDC Says Flu Mist Vaccine Not EffectiveIf you want to ward off the flu this year, you better get ready to roll up your sleeves and look away.
Boston Hospital Becomes World Leader In Lyme Disease TreatmentAccording to the CDC there are about 300,000 new cases of Lyme disease in the United States every year and some go on to develop chronic symptoms.
Blood Test May Help Predict Likelihood For Heart AttackWhat if a simple blood test could help predict your likelihood of having a heart attack in the near future?
Device Uses Small Electric Shock To Help Users Break Bad HabitsPavlok users press a lightning bolt on their wrist band to deliver a pre-set electrical jolt right to the arm.
Strong Father-Child Bond Yields Substantial Health Benefits, Research SuggestsBeing a dad is an important job, and also has positive health impacts on the father and his family.
New Guidelines Advise Plenty Of Sleep For ChildrenThe American Academy of Pediatrics is endorsing a new set of sleep suggestions to make sure children stay healthy.
Antidepressants For Kids Ineffective, Potentially Harmful, Study FindsA new analysis published in the journal Lancet finds that most of these drugs are not only ineffective in kids but some may actually be unsafe.