Study Finds Normal Resting Heart Rate Varies WidelyWhat is a normal resting heart rate? According to a new study from the Scripps Research Translational Institute, there is huge variability from person to person.
Harsh Alarm Sounds May Cause People To Feel GroggierThe sound of your morning alarm may determine how alert you feel when you wake up.
Childhood Flu May Protect Against Future FluA new study finds the type of flu you got as a child may help protect you against that same type as an adult.
Some Antioxidants May Protect Against Alzheimer's, Study FindsAlzheimer's disease affects some six million Americans. A new study published in the journal "neurology" finds that certain antioxidants may have a protective effect.
American Life Expectancy Increased For First Time In 4 Years, CDC SaysIn 2018, life expectancy increased for the first time in four years, according to the Centers of Disease Control.
Wearing A Mouth Guard Could Protect Against ConcussionsConcussion is the most common injury in youth ice hockey but a new study finds wearing a simple device could reduce a child's risk.
Praise, Not Punishment May Help Kids Behave Better In SchoolAccording to a new study, praise may be a more effective way to get kids to behave in school.
Coronavirus Vaccine Could Take Up To A Year To DevelopWBZ TV's Paula Ebben talks to Dr. Mallika Marshall about the possibility of a coronavirus vaccine.
Harvard Researchers Create 'Body-On-Chips' That May Allow Safer Drug TestingResearchers at Harvard’s Wyss Institute have created a way to see how the drugs will affect the human body without testing it on people.
Study Shows 'Water Pill' May Help Reduce Some Autism Symptoms In Young KidsA drug used to treat heart failure for decades may improve behavioral symptoms in some young children with autism.
Why Coronavirus Is DangerousDr. Mallika Marshall says there are other coronaviruses, but this one is dangerous because it is new.
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.
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.