Consumer Fireworks Can Release Toxic Metals Into Air, Study FindsA study by NYU researchers found fireworks sold to consumers can release toxic metals into the air.
Healthy People Shouldn't Take Daily Aspirin To Prevent Heart Disease, Review FindsStill taking a daily aspirin to ward off heart attacks? You might want to think again, according to a new review.
Study: Any Level Of Drinking, Smoking While Pregnant May Affect Newborn's Brain DevelopmentResearchers examined the link between prenatal exposure to alcohol and tobacco smoking and brain activity in newborns.
Will Drinking Lemon Juice Kill The Coronavirus? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your QuestionsDr. Mallika Marshall says drinking acidic liquids, like lemon juice, will not kill the coronavirus.
What Are 'COVID Toes'? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your QuestionsDr. Mallika Marshall answered viewer questions about the coronavirus.
Can Coronavirus Spread Through Secondhand Smoke? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your QuestionsDr. Mallika Marshall says the virus can't hitch a ride on smoke but if you're close to someone who is smoking and they are sick, you are at risk.
Can Air Conditioners Spread Coronavirus? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your QuestionsDr. Mallika Marshall say home air conditioning is probably fine, but if someone is sick, opening the windows can improve ventilation.
Can Breathing Exercises Help Clear Lungs? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your Coronavirus QuestionsAs the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow, we are receiving a number of questions from the public.
MIT Researching Alternative That Could Be Used If Hospitals Run Out Of VentilatorsResearchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are working on an alternative treatment that can be used when a hospital runs out of ventilators.
Taking A Hot Bath Linked To Lower Risk Of Heart Disease And Stroke, Study FindsEnding your day with a hot bath might have more benefits than just relaxation.
How To Avoid Isolation During Coronavirus Social DistancingSocial distancing for many, especially the elderly, can lead to social isolation, which takes a toll on both mental and physical health.
Coronavirus Testing Capacity In Massachusetts To Double Next Week, Health Officials SayCoronavirus testing capacity in Massachusetts will increase significantly starting next week, state health officials announced Friday. They said the state lab should be able to double its testing capacity and that two private labs have been given federal approval to begin coronavirus testing.
Family Focus: More Than Half Of Students Surveyed Have Experienced Weight-Based BullyingDr. Mallika Marshall examines a University of Connecticut survey of students who say they've experienced weight-based bullying.
FDA Approves Non-Statin Drug That Lowers CholesterolRegulators approved a new type of cholesterol-lowering drug aimed at millions of people who can't tolerate statins.
Flu Vaccine Is About 50% Effective This Year, CDC SaysPreliminary estimates from the CDC show this year's flu vaccine has reduced doctor visits for flu by about half.