Suicide rates among young people have continued to soar and health care workers often come to work when sick with a cold or even the flu. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
HealthWatch: Suicide Rates Soar; Health Care Workers Sick At WorkSuicide rates among young people have continued to soar and health care workers often come to work when sick with a cold or even the flu. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
HealthWatch: The Dangers Of Red Meat; Dads Get Shamed TooWBZ's Dr. Mallika Marshall Reports.
10-Year-Old Cancer Patient Gets Tuukka Rask Radiation MaskA 10-year-old cancer patient has a 'radiation' mask painted to look a lot like the one Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask wears. WBZ-TV's David Wade reports.
Family Focus: Teens And SmartphonesDr. Mallika Marshall and David Wade discuss how researchers are concerned about the round-the-clock use of smartphones by teens.
HealthWatch: Migraines And Pregnancy; Virtual Reality Helping Dementia PatientsWBZ's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
HealthWatch: Ways To Get Kids To Eat Healthy; Goals Are Good For YouWBZ's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
MMR Vaccine Not Linked To Autism; Sleep Apnea Associated With Alzheimer's Protein Build-UpA new study should reassure parents there is no link between the MMR vaccine and autism. And a new study finds people with sleep apnea may have higher accumulations of a toxic protein associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Mallika Marshall has the information.
Study: Low Activity In Decision-Making Part Of Brain May Lead To OvereatingIt's commonly believed that people who overeat and gain weight do so because they lack will power and self-control, but scientists at Western University in Canada say altered activity in the brain may be largely to blame. Dr. Mallika Marshall has the information.
HealthWatch: Flu Getting More Aggressive; Dietary Tracking Takes Less Than You ThinkThe flu is still here and it's getting more aggressive and keeping track of your daily calorie intake can help you lose weight but many people don't do it. Dr. Mallika Marshall has the information.
HealthWatch: Women Heart Disease Risk; Breaking Bad HabitsDr. Mallika Marshall reports on the best ways to break bad habits and a new study that shows women who sit for long periods of time are at greater risk for heart disease.
HealthWatch: Pollution In Home, Heart Disease Push-Up TestDr. Mallika Marshall reports on how common household products can produce airborne chemicals in your home and a new study that shows middle-aged men can tell their heart disease risk by doing push-ups.
Middle-Age Men Who Can Do 40+ Push-Ups Have Lower Heart Disease Risk, Study FindsWBZ TV's Kate Merrill reports.
HealthWatch: Autism Sleep Study, Liquor Before Beer?A new study shows young children with autism have a harder time getting to sleep. Researchers say the order that you drink alcohol doesn’t matter. Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Infant Ibuprofen Recall ExpandedWBZ TV's Chris McKinnon reports.
Fried Food Is A Health Risk For Women, No Link Between Tattoos And Overall HealthWBZ's Dr. Mallika Marshall Reports
Family Focus: Cold And Flu Season - What Works For Treating Kids?WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall talks to Liam Martin about what works and what doesn't.
Healthwatch: Flu-Fighting Bacteria In Your Nose And Birth Control In A Skin PatchWBZ's Dr. Mallika Marshall discusses the latest health stories.
Pregnant Women, New Mothers Should Be Screened For Depression More Often, Report FindsDr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Drum Sticks Help Pound Away Holiday Weight Gain In New Fitness ClassWBZ TV's Breana Pitts reports.
Blocks, Boxes Better Than High-Tech Toys For Young Kids, Report SaysWBZ TV's Chris McKinnon reports.
Dark Roast Coffee May Help Protect Brain Disease, Babies Laugh Different Than Adults And Similar To ChimpsWBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports on the connection between dark roast coffee and brain disease, and how a baby's laughter is similar to chimps.
Case Of Polio-Like Illness Acute Flaccid Myelitis Confirmed In Mass.WBZ TV's Chris McKinnon reports.
More Teens Suffering From ‘Text Neck’ PainWBZ TV's Kate Merrill reports.
Abilities Expo Showcases Latest Innovations For Mobility, AccessibilityAn expo opened Friday in Boston with the goal of providing resources for people with disabilities. WBZ-TV's Liam Martin reports.
WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall On Panel To Address Opioid CrisisWBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall helped moderate a panel "America is Watching: Response to the Opioid Crisis" at the Back Bay Event Center on Thursday.
Men And Doctors; Men Don't Have Same 'Changing Room Moment' As WomenA new survey and a new study have found that most men don't go to the doctor when they should, and men don't seem to face the same "changing room moment" as women as they grow older. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Studies: Low-Dose Aspirin May Not Prevent Initial Heart AttackWBZ TV's Kate Merrill reports.
Cambridge Startup's In-Home Rower Offers Real Workout In Virtual SettingWBZ TV's Chris McKinnon reports.
Vaccine Being Tested To Prevent Dementia In People With Down SyndromeBoston researchers are testing an experimental vaccine that may prevent Alzheimer’s disease in people with Down syndrome. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.