Dr. Mallika Marshall

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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

Xylitol is replacing sugar in some candies, and may have dental benefits. (WBZ)

Dentists Recommend Candy With Alternate Sweetening Substance

Xylitol is a sugar alcohol that may be a lower calorie alternative to sugar.

09/02/2014

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Study Says Home-Packed Lunches Less Nutritious Than School-Made Meals

A new study finds that what parents pack from home is often much worse than what’s offered at school.

08/29/2014

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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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