Millennials Have Weaker Hands Than Other Generations, Study ShowsIf a “millennial” doesn't give you a firm handshake, perhaps it’s because they can’t.
Experts Say Routine Pelvic Exams May Not Be NecessaryThe U.S. Preventative Services Task Force, a panel of health experts, says there isn't enough evidence to recommend for or against routine pelvic exams in otherwise healthy women.
The MBTA Might Be Cleaner Than You Think, Harvard Germ Study FindsA recent Harvard University study had researchers combing the T for germs to see what kind of microbes commuters are passing around.
Pole Vaulter With Cystic Fibrosis Clears Odds For SurvivalClearing the bar and the challenges of life and living with cystic fibrosis far longer than anyone thought he would, Jerry Cahill says exercise has made all the difference.
Leading Pediatrician Group Urges Screening Children For Suicide RiskWith suicide now the second leading cause of death for teenagers, the American Academy of Pediatrics has issued new guidelines so doctors can help identify patients at risk.
Brigham And Women's Hospital Nurses Hold 'Walk-In' After Strike AvertedBrigham and Women's nurses cheered as they streamed in to the hospital entrance Monday morning, holding a celebratory "walk-in" after weeks of planning to walk out.
Nursing Strike Averted At Brigham And Women's HospitalBrigham and Women's Hospital nurses rejoiced early Sunday morning after marathon negotiations--lasting more than 15 hours--led to a tentative agreement with hospital management.
Tufts Medical Center Performs Two Heart Transplants In Same DayTwo patients received heart transplants on the same day at Tufts Medical Center, a rarity in New England.
CDC Says Flu Mist Vaccine Not EffectiveIf you want to ward off the flu this year, you better get ready to roll up your sleeves and look away.
I-Team: House Approves Bill To Give Doctors More Control Over Drugs They PrescribePatients can claim a small victory in their battle to get the best medications to treat their diseases.
Children May Have Been Exposed To Tuberculosis At Brookline Day CareAuthorities from the Department of Public Health will be at a day care center in Brookline Tuesday evening to address any concerns about a tuberculosis case there.
Boston Children's Hospital Ranked #1 In Nation For Third Straight YearBoston Children’s Hospital has been named the top children’s hospital in the country for the third year in a row, according to a new report released Tuesday.

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