Boston Children's Hospital Doubling Number Of Therapy DogsThanks to a grant from PetSmart charities for $360,300, the hospital will double the number of therapy dogs from 17 to 34.
Chocolate Might Lower Risk Of Irregular Heartbeat, Study FindsHere's an excuse to include chocolate in your diet.
Stop Giving Fruit Juice To Children Under 1, Pediatricians SayThe American Academy of Pediatrics has a message for parents of very young children: No more fruit juice.
CVS Only Selling Sunscreen With SPF 15 Or HigherCVS is taking some sunscreens off the shelves in the name of better skin health.
Children's Hospital Employee With Down Syndrome Inspires Doctors, PatientsNathan Simons is the first full time employee with Down syndrome at Boston Children’s Hospital.
Families Say Lexington Nutrition Health Coach Can Cure Deadly Food AllergiesNutrition health coach Amy Thieringer developed a homeopathic, non-invasive program to treat allergies.
Bill Would Hike Age For Purchasing Tobacco Products To 21Advocates are heading to the Statehouse to push for legislation hiking the age of sale for tobacco products in Massachusetts from 18 to 21 on Tuesday.
Massachusetts Lawmakers Weigh Tax On Soda, Sugary DrinksLawmakers on Beacon Hill are joining activists in other states pushing for taxes on sodas that they say will ease the rise in obesity-related diseases and bring in money for programs aimed at improving the health of children in Massachusetts.
Local Researchers On Brink Of Treatment To Prevent Lyme DiseaseUMass researchers are closing in on a treatment that could prevent the debilitating illness.
2 Massachusetts Women, Thousands Nationwide Say Breast Implants Made Them SickTwo local women discovered a Facebook group with thousands of women all suffering from what they call Breast Implant Illness.
Study: More Sleep, Coffee May Be Better Than Painkillers For Treating Chronic PainGetting a good night’s rest or perking up with a cup of coffee may be a more effective way to treat chronic pain than turning to painkillers, a new study suggests.
Eating Full-Fat Cheese Won't Raise Chance Of Heart Attack, Study FindsA long term study found that consuming dairy products does not raise the risk of a stroke or heart attack.