Former Harvard Dean Says U.S. Can Defeat The Coronavirus In 10 WeeksDr. Harvey Fineberg says if we take these six steps, we can defeat the virus in just 10 weeks.
Extending Social Distancing Orders Could Delay Second Wave Of COVID-19 Cases, Study FindsResearchers warn that countries should be careful about lifting social distancing measures too soon.
When Should You Get Tested For COVID-19? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your Coronavirus QuestionsDr. Mallika Marshall answers viewers' coronavirus questions.
Are People With Type A Blood More At Risk? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your Coronavirus QuestionsAs the coronavirus gains speed in Massachusetts, we are receiving a many health questions from viewers. Dr. Mallika Marshall answered some of the questions sent to WBZ-TV’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts.
New Coronavirus Symptom: Loss Of Taste And SmellFever, cough and shortness of breath are the typical symptoms of the coronavirus, but doctors say there is another symptom to keep an eye out for-- a loss of smell.
MIT Scientists Identify Powerful Antibiotic Using Artificial IntelligenceScientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology trained a computer to screen thousands of chemical compounds for their ability to kill bacteria with the low likelihood of hurting human cells.
American Academy Of Pediatrics Recommends Pediatricians Screen Kids For Physical ActivityRegular physical activity promotes good physical and mental health, but only about a quarter of American kids get the recommended amount.
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.
Fall Is The Best Time To Conceive, According To New BU StudyResearchers at BU looked at data on more than 14,000 women who were trying to get pregnant from the US, Canada and Denmark.
Young Children Being Poisoned By Pills Taken Out Of Original Packaging, Study FindsYoung children are accidentally ingesting dangerous pills due to pills being taken out of their child-safe packaging, according to a study by the Journal of Pediatrics.
More Handwashing In Aiports Could Slow Global Disease Spread By 70%, Study SaysThere continues to be concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus worldwide. Most health professionals say the best way to prevent the spread is good handwashing. But is that true?
One HPV Vaccine Dose May Be As Effective As Multiple, Study FindsResearchers looked at more than 130,000 females and found that one dose of the HPV vaccine was as effective as multiple doses.
Second Wave Of Flu Infections Upon Us, CDC SaysInfluenza A infections have risen in the past few weeks, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Eggs May Not Be Unhealthy For The Heart, Study SaysFor years doctors have warned people with high cholesterol not to eat too many eggs, but a new large study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition finds regular egg consumption may not be that bad for the heart.
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.