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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

Hemp-infused biscuits. (WBZ-TV)

Hemp-Infused Dog Biscuits May Help Pets In Pain

We hear a lot about medicinal marijuana and its ability to relieve pain in people. Now, some pet owners are saying something similar might be able to help their dogs and cats.

06/25/2015

A woman experiences a migraine headache. (WBZ-TV)

Experimental Drugs May Help Migraine Sufferers

There is a new class of drugs which are showing promise in preventing migraines.

06/18/2015

Jim Boysen. (WBZ-TV)

Doctors Perform First Partial Skull And Scalp Transplant

Surgeons have used plastic implants and bone grafts to close large defects in patients’ skulls before but now doctors at MD Anderson Cancer Center and Houston Methodist Hospital say they have performed the world’s first partial skull and scalp transplant.

06/04/2015

Morcellator (WBZ-TV)

FBI Investigating Johnson & Johnson Hysterectomy Device

A company that manufactured the device is now being investigated by the Feds.

05/28/2015

iThermonitor (WBZ-TV)

Partners Connected Health To Consider Using iThermonitors

The iThermonitor records a child’s temperature every four seconds.

05/14/2015

MMR vaccine. (WBZ-TV)

Study: MMR Vaccine Does Not Trigger Autism

New information that some doctors say could end concerns about the link between vaccines and autism.

04/22/2015

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Antibiotics Over-Prescribed For Sinus Infections In The US

Antibiotics are over prescribed in this country and as it turns out, 20 percent of them are used to treat sinusitis.

04/02/2015

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

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.

03/12/2015

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