WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall and Paula Ebben discuss health concerns for mothers after giving birth.
Family Focus: Maternal Health (Part 3)WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall and Paula Ebben discuss health concerns for mothers after giving birth.
Family Focus: Maternal Health (Part 2)WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall and Paula Ebben talk about warning signs during pregnancy.
HealthWatch: Migraines And Pregnancy; Virtual Reality Helping Dementia PatientsWBZ's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
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.
Kate Spade Suicide Sheds Light On Trend Among Middle-Aged WomenKate Spade, found dead in her Manhattan apartment Tuesday, in an apparent suicide, may have been suffering from "bipolar disorder" according to her sister, WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
HealthWatch: Opioids Are Being Over-Prescribed; Strength-Training To Combat AgingOpioids are being over-prescribed by doctors and can be deadly to people who are also taking Benzodiazepines. Strength training might be the trick to slow down the aging process for women. WBZ's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Slower Cognition In Frequent Marijuana Users & Feminine Hygiene Products Could Be HarmfulStudies show that young people who use marijuana frequently could be slower cognitively. Researchers find that feminine hygiene products could be more harmful than good. WBZ Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
HealthWatch:Alzheimer's Breakthrough & How Mom's Diet Can Affect Child's Risk For AllergyResearchers have had a possible breakthrough in the fight against Alzheimer's Disease and that a mother's diet can put her child at risk for allergies or eczema. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
'Moms Love Wine' Culture Is Ruining Lives, Says North Shore MotherIt’s joked about on Facebook, in the movies and on TV - moms need wine. But a Marblehead mother says there is nothing funny about it. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
HealthWatch: C-Section Obesity Risk, Baby Talk Same Around WorldWBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall read studies that show babies born by a C-section are at higher risk of obesity and all women in the world speak to babies the same way.
Mothers Who Have C-Sections Prescribed Too Many Painkillers, Researchers SayResearchers are warning about a danger for some new mothers -– being prescribed too many painkillers after a Cesarean section.
HealthWatch: New Research On Older MomsWBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall explains new research that shows older mothers may have more difficulty giving birth.
Cranberry Juice Doesn't Prevent UTIs, Study SaysWhile it’s been said that eating cranberries or drinking their juice can help with urinary tract infections, the latest research says that’s just a myth.
Frozen Embryos Improve Success Rate In Some WomenFertility experts usually prefer to work with fresh embryos when women are undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF), but according to a new study frozen may be better than fresh in some women. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Removal Of Tonsils, Appendix May Affect FertilityA new study suggests that women who had their appendix or tonsils removed had higher pregnancy rates than those who did not. 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.
Are Hormones Or Genes To Blame For Peripartum Depression?About one in eight women suffer from peripartum depression and it is often passed from mother to daughter to daughter. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Doctors May Have Found Way To Diagnose Ovarian Cancer EarlierAbout 20,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer every year and the symptoms can be vague. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Zika Virus Causing Fewer Birth Defects Than Initially SuspectedThe Zika Virus outbreak appears to be not as bad as originally thought. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Task Force Recommends Women Over 50 Get Mammograms Every Other YearThe US Preventative Services Task Force is continuing to recommend mammograms every other year for women ages 50-to-74. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome May Be Linked To Autism, Study SaysThere is a new study that may be troubling to some moms or moms-to-be. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Boston Doctors Help Breast Cancer Patients Feel Normal FasterMore hospitals are doing reconstruction immediately after a mastectomy. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Lifelike Robot Prepares Doctors For ChildbirthA birth simulator, unlike any other, is preparing doctors for every scenario. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Pregnancy Apps Offer Tips To Expecting MothersThere are more than 1,800 pregnancy apps expecting mothers can choose from. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
New Breast Cancer Screening GuidelinesThe American Cancer Society released new guidelines on mammograms. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Research Shows Stress Affects Women More Than MenWBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall looks at the effects of stress in women.
4 Your Community: Susan G. Komen Pink Tie InitiativeKerry Connolly talks with Interim CEO Laurie van Dam about the organization's efforts to fight breast cancer.
Woman Battling Breast Cancer Readies For Boston Half MarathonRochester resident Sandee Stratton, who recently finished 12 weeks of chemotherapy after being diagnosed with breast cancer, is running a half marathon on behalf of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute on Sunday. WBZ-TV's Lisa Hughes reports.