Why Coronavirus Is So DangerousDr. Mallika Marshall shares some information about coronaviruses.
Worcester County Teen Dies From FluA child from Worcester County is the first pediatric flu death of the season in Massachusetts. WBZ-TV's Beth Germano reports.
Health Officials Confirm First Flu-Related Pediatric Death In Mass.A teenager from Worcester County has died from the flu.
Passengers Held For Extra Screening On Flight From Hong KongPassengers who arrived at Logan Airport from Hong Kong were screened and cleared. WBZ-TV's Kristina Rex reports.
Doctors On Alert For Coronavirus After Chinese City Shuts Down Flights, TrainsThe state sent a letter to health care providers advising them on how to handle possible coronavirus cases. WBZ-TV's Kristina Rex reports.
Health Watch: Pediatrician Visits Down; MIT Developes Gut Treatment DeviceWBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
City Of Wuhan, China Stops Outbound Flights To Fight CoronavirusAuthorities have closed the airport and train stations in Wuhan.
Drug Company Pauses Production Of Excedrin MedicationsTwo Excedrin products are being temporarily discontinued.
Surgical Gown Shortage Affects Patients In MassachusettsA hospital told a man he would have to wait for a procedure to treat his cancer. WBZ-TV's Kristina Rex reports.
HealthWatch: Research Says Marijuana May Hurt Your Heart, Tean Can Lower Depression In SeniorsLocal doctors are sounding the alarm about the potential harms marijuana and a new study finds that older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Fitbits Could Help Health Officials Predict Flu Outbreaks In Real-TimeWBZ-TV's Katie Brace reports.
Ayanna Pressley Shares Struggle With AlopeciaWBZ-TV's Juli McDonald reports.
Hudson Elementary School Fighting Flu OutbreakMore than 100 students were out sick from Mulready Elementary School. WBZ-TV's Nick Emmons reports.
HealthWatch: Salt Cancer Treatment And New Fat-Killing ProcedureWBZ-TV's Mallika Marshall reports.
Ayanna Pressley Shares Struggle With Alopecia, Reveals Bald Head For First TimeThe Congresswoman is opening up about her very personal battle with alopecia. WBZ-TV's Paula Ebben reports.
What Is Alopecia? Dr. Mallika Marshall Explains The Hair Loss ConditionDr. Mallika Marshall explains what alopecia is after Rep. Ayanna Pressley revealed her condition.
Study: Meds Get Less Scrutiny From FDA Before ApprovalDr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Charlestown Cancer Survivor Hopes Story Inspires Others To Get ScreenedJanuary is cervical cancer awareness month and Kate Weissman of Charlestown is hoping her story will inspire women to get potentially life-saving screening tests. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Study: Drinking Tea Associated With Longer & Healthier LifeGreen tea drinkers live longer according to a new study.
Reducing Tongue Fat Could Improve Sleep Apnea, Study SaysWBZ TV's Chris McKinnon reports.
HealthWatch: Benefits Of Working Out To Music; Body Temperatures Lower Than Previously ThoughtWBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Flu Season Looks Worse Than Last Year In MassachusettsNumbers are already higher, and the flu season doesn't typically peak until the end of January.
HealthWatch: Baby Powder Cancer Study; Cost Of Having Baby RisesWBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
State Officials Confirm 4th Death Related to Vaping In MassachusettsAnother vaping-related death has been confirmed in Massachusetts.