They are portraits of adversity and hope, showing people with mental illness, addiction and a wide range of disabilities, but they are all more than their challenges. WBZ-TV's Paula Ebben reports.
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'I Am More Than This': Art Exhibit Confronts Mental Health ChallengesThey are portraits of adversity and hope, showing people with mental illness, addiction and a wide range of disabilities, but they are all more than their challenges. WBZ-TV's Paula Ebben reports.
Medical Marijuana Patient Upset Vaping Ban UpheldWBZ-TV's Mike LaCrosse spoke with a medical marijuana patient after a judge upheld Gov. Charlie Baker's ban on vaping products.
HealthWatch: 1 In 5 Kids Suffer From Mental Health Issue; Listening To Knees To Predict ArthritisDr Mallika Marshall is in studio to discuss a study from the American Academy of Pediatrics that says 1 in 5 children suffer from a mental health issue and researchers who say they can listen to knees to predict your risk of arthritis.
Better Treatment For Children With Mental Health IssuesThe American Academy of Pediatrics is calling on pediatricians to help identify and fill the gaps in mental health services for children.
Massachusetts Vaping Sales Ban Can Remain In Place, Judge RulesA Suffolk Superior Court judge issued a ruling on Monday that allowed Gov. Charlie Baker’s temporary ban on ther sale of vaping products to remain in place.
HealthWatch: Heavy Metals In Baby Food; IUDs And Lower Cancer RiskA study finds most baby food on the market contains heavy metals. Women who use IUDs may have a lower risk of ovarian cancer, according to a study. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Family Focus: When To Keep Your Child Home From SchoolWBZ-TV’s Dr. Mallika Marshall and Liam Martin discuss when you should keep your sick child home from school.
HealthWatch: Impact Of Drinking Sugar; Steroid Injections May Cause More HarmA study finds that sugar you drink impacts weight more than sugar you eat and steroid injections for arthritis may be causing more harm than good. Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Massachusetts Reports 10 Confirmed Cases Of Vaping-Related IllnessesThe number of vaping-related lung injuries in Massachusetts continues to grow.
Family Confirms Taunton Man Has Died From EEEA Taunton man is the fourth person to die from EEE in Massachusetts this year.
HealthWatch: Walking Speeds May Predict Brain Age; Acne Fueled By Diet?How fast you walk at age 45 could predict how your brain and body are aging. Acne may be fueled by diet. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Running Helps Oncology Nurse Through Cancer BattleDiagnosed with breast cancer five years ago, Colleen Chin credits running with getting her through the harsh treatments she's endured. WBZ-TV's Paula Ebben reports.
Mosquito Threat Remains In Mass. Despite Cooler TempsThe threat of West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis remain despite the cooler temperatures. WBZ-TV's Christina Hager reports.
Massachusetts Man Who Helped With Baby Raccoons May Need Rabies TreatmentNew Hampshire health officials are requesting the public’s help in finding a man from Massachusetts to assess his risk for rabies after he came into contact with baby raccoons. Katie Johnston reports.
Healthwatch: Healthy Food Helps Depression, Moms Judgmental Of Each OtherWBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Boston Resident Diagnosed With MeaslesA Boston resident diagnosed with the measles is sparking a health warning. WBZ-TV's Katie Brace reports.
Boston Resident Diagnosed With Measles; Possible Exposure Locations IdentifiedA Boston resident has the city’s first confirmed case of the measles since 2013.
New Hampshire Is Winning Big In Massachusetts' Vaping Ban As Customers Head To The BorderWBZ-TV's Beth Germano reports.
HealthWatch: Poor Posture Can Lead To Health Issues; Lack Of Sleep Could Cause CravingsWBZ-TV's Mallika Marshall reports.
Those Who Are Vaccinated Against Measles Should Have Few ConcernsDr. Mallika Marshall weighs in after a Boston resident has been diagnosed with measles.
Boston Health Commission Director Urges Those Who May Have Been Exposed To Measles To See PCPA Boston resident has the city’s first confirmed case of the measles since 2013.
Public Warned After Boston Resident Diagnosed With MeaslesLocal residents were warned of possible measles exposure at five specific locations.
Dog Ownership Linked To 24% Lower Risk Of Dying Early, Research ShowsNeed an excellent reason to add a dog to your life? How about living longer? Katie Johnston reports.
Legislation Would Help Provide Special Needs Training For Future Doctors And NursesWBZ-TV's Chris McKinnon reports.