How To Protect Yourself Against The Deadly CoronavirusWhat are officials doing in the U.S. to combat the coronavirus, and how can you minimize your risk?
Cambridge's Moderna Therapeutics Ramps Up Search For Coronavirus VaccineThe race to create a coronavirus vaccine is on at Cambridge-based biotech company Moderna Therapeutics.
First Child Flu Death Of Season Reported In MassachusettsA teenager from Worcester County has died from the flu.
Why Coronavirus Is DangerousDr. Mallika Marshall says there are other coronaviruses, but this one is dangerous because it is new.
Coronavirus Risk 'Low' For Massachusetts Residents, Health Officials SayThe state sent a letter to health care providers advising them on how to handle possible coronavirus cases.
Kids Visiting Pediatricians Less Often, Study FindsFewer visits mean fewer opportunities for providers to talk to families about vaccinations and good nutrition.
MIT Scientists Create More Convenient Ingestible Medical DevicesMIT scientists are on the verge of making some gastrointestinal treatments more convenient and safer for patients to digest.
Link Between Stress And Hair Turning Prematurely Gray Revealed In Harvard StudyWhile there's been plenty of anecdotal evidence suggesting premature graying can be caused by extreme stress -- whether this is true and how this happens isn't widely understood.
2 Excedrin Products Temporarily Discontinued, Company SaysPharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline says it has temporarily discontinued two types of Excedrin items as a precautionary measure.
Logan Airport Not Currently Screening Passengers For CoronavirusThe CDC confirmed the first case of coronavirus in the United States on Tuesday.
FDA: 7 Sunscreen Chemicals Enter Bloodstream After Use, But Don't Abandon Sun ProtectionAll of these chemicals are part of a dozen that the FDA wants manufacturers to research before they can be considered safe.
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.