Dr. Mallika Marshall

Lipitor. (Photo Credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Studies: Millions Could Benefit By Taking Cholesterol-Lowering Medications

Millions more Americans could benefit from treatment with popular cholesterol-lowering medications, according to two new studies.

07/15/2015

Prenatal blood test (WBZ-TV)

Prenatal Testing May Reveal Cancer In Women

Prenatal testing has become widely available for pregnant women at risk for having babies with chromosome problems such as Down Syndrome. Now new research finds the tests may also reveal possible cancers in pregnant mothers.

07/13/2015

A child uses a tablet. (WBZ-TV)

Screen Addiction May Lead To Behavioral, Health Problems For Kids

According to the New York Times, Chinese doctors say children who spend hours and hours staring at screens could be suffering from a clinical disorder

07/09/2015

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CDC Study: Some Antidepressants Linked To Birth Defects

There’s more evidence that women who take certain popular antidepressants may be at higher risk for having a baby with birth defects.

07/09/2015

Measles Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccination. (Photo credit GEOFF CADDICK/AFP/Getty Images)

Student Diagnosed With Mumps At Boston University

A case of the mumps has been reported at Boston University.

07/08/2015

Mammogram (WBZ-TV)

Harvard Researchers Question Benefits Of Mammograms

Local researchers find greater breast cancer screening with mammography does lead to fewer breast cancer deaths.

07/08/2015

Measles vaccine (WBZ-TV)

Doctors Make Plea For Universal Vaccination After Measles Death

This spring, a woman in Washington State died from measles, the first reported measles death in the U.S. since 2003.

07/06/2015

Kristen Balderston with her Airing device. (WBZ-TV)

Burlington Company Hopes Airing Device Will Revolutionize Sleep Apnea Treatment

A local company has developed a new device that could be life-changing for sleep apnea patients.

07/02/2015

Kinesio tape on an athlete's arm (WBZ-TV)

Athletes Turn To ‘KT Tape’ For Pain Relief

Relieving the aches and pains of working out is a challenge for anyone who exercises. More athletes are turning to Kinesio Tape for relief.

07/01/2015

Mehealth for ADHD is an online application developed by a company in Marlborough. (WBZ-TV)

ADHD Online Application Proves Helpful To Doctors

Mehealth for ADHD is an online application developed by a company in Marlborough.

06/29/2015

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