New Fathers Gain 3-To-5 Pounds, Study ClaimsA new study suggests that fatherhood often comes with a weight gain of 3 to 5 pounds.
Harvard Researcher Peeks Into Healthy Brains To Understand Alzheimer's RiskResearchers are adding tau brain scans to an ambitious study that's testing if an experimental drug might help healthy but at-risk people stave off Alzheimer's.
University Study Involving Hamsters And Steroids Criticized By PETAAnimal rights activists say Northeastern University researchers are cruelly pitting steroid-injected hamsters against undrugged ones to study aggression.
Some Women Choosing More Invasive Breast Cancer Surgery When They Don't Need ToSome surgeons and oncologists are calling this the 'Angelina Jolie' effect.
Keller @ Large: Crowding Means Taxes Going UpLet’s put it this way, your taxes are going up over the next 20 years, and not incrementally.
Study: Biopsy Specialists Frequently Misdiagnose Breast TissueBiopsy specialists frequently misdiagnose breast tissue, potentially leading to too-aggressive treatment for some women and under-treatment for others, a study suggests.
Study This NYEStudy is Boston’s newest American restaurant that’s offering you either a five course or a nine course dinner with optional drink pairings to kick off 2015.
Study: Hot Temperatures Are Bad For The EconomyDays that averaged about 77 degrees ended up reducing people's income by about $5 a day when compared with days that were about 20 degrees cooler.
Medical Study Finds Improved Communication Reduces ErrorsAccording to a study led by researchers from Boston Children’s Hospital, improvements in communication between doctors during patient handoffs can reduce injuries due to medical errors by 30 percent.
Worcester, Boston Drivers Worst In Nation, New Study SaysWorcester and Boston are ranked the most dangerous cities in the country to drive in, according to a new review.
Study: Massachusetts Kids Better Off Than Most In U.S.The latest Kids Count report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation has found that children in Massachusetts are better off than almost anywhere else in the nation.
Tufts Study: Secondhand Smoke As Harmful To Pets As To People Secondhand smoke can cause lung and nasal cancer in dogs, malignant lymphoma in cats and allergy and respiratory problems in both animals, according to studies done at Tufts University's School of Veterinary Medicine in Massachusetts, Colorado State University and other schools.