Boston Researchers Say Marijuana May Harm Your HeartLocal doctors are sounding the alarm about the potential harms marijuana could have on the heart.
Study Finds Tea Drinking May Reduce Depression In SeniorsA new study finds that older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed.
Your Fitbit Could Help Health Officials Predict Flu Outbreaks In Real-TimeThat Fitbit you've been wearing could be doing a lot more than tracking your trips to the store. It may help health officials stop the flu from spreading, too.
Massachusetts Defies U.S. Trend With Binge Drinkers Drinking Less, Study ShowsIn 2017, the number of binge drinks per year among adult binge drinkers ranged from 320 per year in Massachusetts to 1,219 in Wyoming. The number of drinks among those who reported binge drinking increased in nine states -- Idaho, Indiana, Maine, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio and Virginia -- while the number of drinks decreased significantly in Massachusetts and West Virginia.
Hudson Elementary School Fighting Flu OutbreakMulready Elementary School has had dozens of absences in the past few days with all signs pointing to the flu.
MGH Researchers Behind 'CoolSculpting' Invent New Way To Get Rid Of FatLocal researchers have an invented a new way to dissolve unwanted fat without the hassle of other treatments currently available.
Researchers Find Salt Could Be Used To Treat CancerThere may be a new weapon to attack cancer cells with less harm to the patient, and it you can probably find it right on your kitchen table. It’s salt, which is also called sodium chloride.
What Is Alopecia? Dr. Mallika Marshall Explains The Hair Loss ConditionRep. Ayanna Pressley revealed Thursday that she's been battling alopecia.
Maine Had Record Number Of Lyme Disease Cases In 2019Maine reported a record number of Lyme disease cases last year, and the number could rise.
It's OK To Eat Romaine Lettuce AgainCaesar salad lovers rejoice -- your crispy romaine lettuce leaves are OK to eat now.
FDA Drug Approval Laws Getting Less Stringent, Study ShowsAccording to a new study, changes in federal laws mean drugs are getting less rigorous review by the FDA before they get approved.
Study Finds Women Who Suffer Miscarriage May Have Long-Term Psychological StressA new study finds that many women suffer long-term psychological distress after a miscarriage.
Charlestown Cancer Survivor Hopes Story Inspires Others To Get ScreenedJanuary is cervical cancer awareness month and Kate Weissman of Charlestown is hoping her story will inspire women to get potentially life-saving screening tests.
5 Healthy Habits In Middle Age Could Help You Live 10 Years Longer, Harvard Study FindsHealthy habits such as exercising for at least 30 minutes a day or drinking in moderation can help you stave off diseases for an extra decade, according to new research.
Flu Vaccine 'Not A Very Good Match' For Strain That's Tough On ChildrenStill, a flu shot can save your child's life.