When Is The Best Time To Get Your Flu Shot?Flu season is generally between November and April with peaks usually in January or February.
Doctors Strengthen Advice Against Codeine For Kids' Coughs, PainThe American Academy of Pediatrics has strengthened its warnings about prescribing codeine for children because of reports of deaths and risks for dangerous side effects including breathing problems.
Men With Early Stage Prostate Cancer May Choose Watch And Wait Over TreatmentNew research may give men dealing with early-stage prostate cancer more confidence in how they decide to treat the disease.
Women Are Hardwired To Wake Up Earlier Than MenMen and women have different sleep-wake cycles.
Boston Doctors Develop Hydrogel That Could Cure Ear Infections In One DoseMiddle ear infections are one of the most common ailments in children but getting a kid to take medication can be a real bear.
Chemical Resistant Head Lice Found In Mass.The CDC estimates as many as 12 million children are infested every year and experts say it is getting harder to treat.
Therapy Horse Helps Patients Heal At Tufts Medical CenterFor the past six years, Lily the Miniature Horse has been roaming the wards of Tufts Medical Center looking for attention, and she gets plenty of it.
New Brain Cancer Vaccine Gives Patients HopeA new vaccine is giving hope to patients with one of the most dangerous cancers.
New Concerns Arise About Mental Health Of College StudentsDr. Gene Beresin, a psychiatrist and Executive Director of The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds at Massachusetts General Hospital, says 50% to 60% of college students have a psychiatric disorder.
FDA Approves New Lens For Cataracts PatientsDoctors say the new lens is giving patients back their natural vision and reducing the need for glasses.
Researchers Find Divorce Peaks Following Family VacationsResearchers find that divorce consistently peaks during August and March, times that typically follow family holidays.
Twins Live Longer Than Non-Twins, Study FindsIf you're a twin, you can expect to live longer than your non-twin counterparts, and if you're an identical male twin you might live even longer.