Push For Doctors To Include Reason For Prescription On LabelThere is a push for doctors to include the reason a patient is taking a prescription, on the prescription label. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Researchers Find Increasing Nuts In Diet Could Reduce Risk Of DiseaseResearchers have found that incorporating more nuts into your diet could help reduce your risk of disease. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports
Research Funded By Ice Bucket Challenge Leads To Ground-Breaking ALS DiscoveryThe discovery may lead to new treatments and therapies.
Dehydration May Be Cause of Increase In Kids With Kidney StonesDoctors are seeing an increase in kids with kidney stones, attributing under-hydration as a possible contributing factor. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Homemade Baby Food May Not Be Any Healthier Than Store-BoughtA new study has discovered that home-cooked baby food has more salt, fat, calories, and less vegetable variety per meal. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Exercise May Be As Effective As Surgery For Knee Pain, Study FindsRecent study shows that exercise may be an effective alternative to surgery when dealing with meniscus repair. WBZ-TV 's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Report Says Children Should Get Sex Ed From Their PediatricianA new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics says pediatricians should play an active role in educating young patients about sex. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Artificial Sweeteners May Lead To Consumption Of More CaloriesWhile many of us use artificial sweeteners to cut back on sugar a new study suggests that that doing so could actually cause us to take in more calories. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Hidden Red Head Gene May Increase Risk Of Skin CancerThose who do not have red hair may still have a hidden red hair gene which could increase the risk of skin cancer. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Thumbs Up To Thumb Sucking?Many parents discourage their kids from sucking their thumbs, afraid that it might spread germs or turn into a nasty habit--but that habit may actually help improve a child's health. Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
New Device Helps Locate Perfect Spot For EpiduralThis new device will help both doctors and patients as it scans the skin for the perfect location for epidural. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Doctors Say Four Types Of People Are More Prone To Mosquito BitesAccording to doctors, certain factors put people at higher risk of getting bitten by mosquitoes. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall Reports.
Experts Say Routine Pelvic Exams May Not Be NecessaryA panel of experts suggest there is not enough evidence to recommend for or against routine pelvic exams in otherwise healthy women. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Brigham And Women's Hospital Nurses Hold 'Walk-In' After Deal ReachedNurses at Brigham and Women's Hospital Monday morning held a celebratory "walk-in" after an agreement was reached with hospital management that averted a planned strike. WBZ-TV's Nicole Jacobs reports.
Strike Averted At Brigham And Women's HospitalA deal was reached between nurses and the hospital early Sunday morning. WBZ-TV's Jim Smith reports.
Brigham And Women's Hospital, Nurses Make Progress In Contract NegotiationsSignificant progress has been made in the contract negotiations between Brigham and Women's Hospital and nurses, who may hold a strike Monday if a deal can't be reached. WBZ-TV's Jim Smith reports.
Brigham And Women's Hospital, Nurses Negotiating Contract; Strike PossibleThe Boston hospital and nurses are trying to strike a deal to avoid a strike. WBZ-TV's Paul Burton reports.
Women Teachers Develop Vocal Fatigue More Than Men Who TeachFemale teachers develop hoarseness and vocal fatigue more than male counterparts. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Opioids Don't Provide Much Relief For Back Pain Sufferers, Researchers SayResearchers have discovered opioids don't provide significant relief for back pain. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Researchers At Boston Children's To Study Body TemperaturesBoston Children’s Hospital researchers are hoping to recruit thousands of adults and kids from all over the country to participate in the "Feverprints" study.WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Special Plate Designed To Remove Grease From FoodA new way to eat healthier might involve just switching your dishes – not your diet.
I-Team: Dental Debate About Controversial Restraint Used On KidsSome parents claim their kids were tortured and traumatized during a trip to the dentist, and they blame a controversial restraint device. WBZ-TV's Ryan Kath reports.
Web Extra: Mass. General Hospital Penis Transplant Q&AMass. General Hospital surgeons involved in the first penis transplant in the United States answered questions during a press conference Monday morning.
Halifax Man Receives First Penis Transplant In U.S. At Mass. General HospitalA man from Halifax has become the first person to receive a penis transplant in the United States. WBZ-TV's Lauren Leamanczyk reports.