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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

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

Intra-uterine device (WBZ-TV)

Doctors Steering More Women Toward IUDs, Implants For Birth Control

Many women may choose traditional birth control methods, like the pill, but increasingly, doctors are steering them toward something else.

02/25/2015

Youth football (WBZ-TV)

Boston Study Shows How Serious Concussions Are For Young Football Players

Boston researchers just found a connection between the age former NFL players were when they started playing and how they think later in life.

01/29/2015

Professor Chad Cowan (WBZ-TV)

Boston Researchers Working On ‘Treadmill In A Pill’

Boston researchers say they have captured the weight loss benefits of a treadmill in a pill.

01/07/2015

Blood samples (WBZ-TV)

Blood Type Could Determine Risk Of Certain Health Problems

Do you know your blood type? The answer could determine your risk of certain health problems later in life.

10/24/2014

Prostatek vaccine made by Advantagene. (WBZ-TV)

Newton Company Develops Prostate Cancer Vaccine

Unlike traditional vaccines which try to prevent disease, ProstAtak is designed to prevent cancer from coming back.

10/22/2014

Knee replacement (WBZ-TV)

Bedford Company Using 3D Printer To Make Customized Knee Implants

Knee replacement is the most common joint replacement worldwide. Providing huge relief, most of the time.

10/17/2014

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