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Studies: Millions Could Benefit By Taking Cholesterol-Lowering Medications

Millions more Americans could benefit from treatment with popular cholesterol-lowering medications, according to two new studies.

07/15/2015

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Screen Addiction May Lead To Behavioral, Health Problems For Kids

According to the New York Times, Chinese doctors say children who spend hours and hours staring at screens could be suffering from a clinical disorder

07/09/2015

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CDC Study: Some Antidepressants Linked To Birth Defects

There’s more evidence that women who take certain popular antidepressants may be at higher risk for having a baby with birth defects.

07/09/2015

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

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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

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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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