Dr. Mallika Marshall


Research Shows Tylenol May Not Be Answer For Back Pain

Common over-the-counter painkillers often used to treat back pain may really no better than a dummy pill.


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Parents Warned To Use Metric System When Giving Medicine To Kids

Dr. Mallika Marshall has a warning for parents about dosing medication in kids.



Study: Quality Time Spent With Kids More Important Than Quantity

Dr, Mallika Marshall reports on a study that says it’s quality time that matters, not quantity.


Alexandre and Ronaldo Antunes celebrate their first birthday. (WBZ-TV)

Rare Twins Born 24 Days Apart Celebrate First Birthday

Alexandre and Ronaldo Antunes were born 24 days apart in 2014, an extremely rare occurrence for twins.


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Women Learn About New Family Planning Option At ‘Egg Freezing Party’

Dr. Mallika Marshall describes a whole new kind of party for women who eventually want to have babies.


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Does Sleep Improve Memory And Sex?

There’s more evidence that a midday siesta can do you good.


Palcohol comes in a pouch and can be turned into a cocktail just by adding water. There are four different varieties: rum, vodka, cosmopolitan and "powderita." (WBZ-TV)

Controversial Powdered Alcohol Gets Government Approval

It’s known as “Palcohol” and when mixed with water, it creates an instant cocktail. And even though the federal government now says it’s OK to sell and use, a push for a nationwide ban is now underway. Dr. Mallika Marshall explains.


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FDA Rejects Libido Pill For Women Despite Promising Results

The pink pill promises to give women a boost in the bedroom, so why hasn’t it been approved?


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The Science Behind Our Memories

Why is it that most of us can’t recall what we had for lunch a week ago, but can easily recite the Pledge of Allegiance? Dr. Mallika Marshall investigates.


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Hyperacusis Causes Everyday Sounds To Be Unbearable

A loud noise can be uncomfortable, but for some people, it can be downright painful.