health

A man sleeping. (WBZ-TV)

Does Sleep Improve Memory And Sex?

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

03/23/2015

Donovan Lindo, who has a rare genetic disease, was recently honored by Providence College. (WBZ-TV)

Providence College Basketball Team Honors 15-Year-Old Boy With Rare Genetic Disease

The Providence College basketball team recently honored a 15-year-old boy who has a rare genetic disease.

03/20/2015

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Shorter, But More Severe Allergy Season Predicted After Record-Setting Winter

It’s hard to think about allergy season when there’s still snow on the ground.

03/19/2015

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Coke A Healthy Snack? How Company Gets Its Message Out

If a column in honor of heart health suggests a can of Coke as a snack, you might want to read the fine print.

03/16/2015

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Apple Watch & ResearchKit Raise Privacy Concerns

Apple’s announcement brought the potential for a healthier future with innovative technology that’s guaranteed to take the world by storm for its practicality and it’s privacy risks.

03/10/2015

A patient consults with a doctor online. (WBZ-TV)

Demand For Online Doctor Visits Is Growing

Going to the doctor when you’re sick may soon be a thing of the past. That’s because a face-to-face interaction is now just a click away.

03/06/2015

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Study: 15% Of Boston Toddlers Drink Coffee

Researchers have found something surprising in Boston baby bottles.

03/03/2015

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Clock Ticking For Massachusetts Residents Seeking Insurance

Monday is the deadline to complete an application and pick a health plan.

02/22/2015

Flu shot. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Are Vaccines Causing Shoulder Injuries?

The I-Team discovered that flu shots come with a potential risk that few people know about; and the results can mean months or years of debilitating pain.

02/20/2015

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The Science Behind Food Cravings

One of the greatest challenges facing anyone trying to lose weight is our world of seemingly endless temptations.

02/20/2015

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