Flu Season Could One Of The Worst In Years; Non-Profit Starts 'Healthy Monday Reset'Some experts believe the flu season is on track to be one of the worst in decades and The Monday Campaigns is a non-profit health initiative that dedicates the first day of every week to health. WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
URI And Butler Hospital Developing Retinal Scan To Detect Alzheimer's DiseaseAn eye scan could detect Alzheimer's Disease even before symptoms develop.
Americans Particularly Sleepy On First Day Of Work In January, Study SaysWBZ-TV's Paul Ebben reports.
Family Focus: Study Claims Snacking Could Help Improve A Child's NutritionWBZ TV's David Wade discusses the study with Dr. Mallika Marshall.
High Tech Tools To Help Kickstart DietWhether you’re looking to maintain your healthy eating habits or kick-start a new diet, a variety of high tech tools could help you stay on track. WBZ-TV's Kate Merrill reports.
Health Watch: Boston Hospital's Innovative Brain Surgery Helps Holden Mom Get Back Home QuicklyWBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Study: Fasting Can Reduce Blood Pressure And Improve LongevityThere's a new study about the benefits of intermittent fasting.
HealthWatch: Losing Weight Can Reduce Breast Cancer Risk; Women Are Now Majority Of Medical StudentsWBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall talks about the connection between weight loss and breast cancer and how more women are entering medicine.
E-Cigarettes Linked to Increased Risk Of Chronic Lung DiseasesThere's more evidence linking vaping to respiratory disease.
HealthWatch: Nurse Sleeping Studies; Frostbite Treatment SprayDr. Mallika Marshall reports on a study that shows nurses need more sleep and researchers have developed a new frostbite treatment spray.
Public Health Council Lifts Massachusetts Ban On Vape SalesMassachusetts’ statewide ban on the sale of vaping products is set to end on Wednesday. But that doesn’t mean all products will be back on store shelves. WBZ-TV's Beth Germano reports.
Health Watch: Children Born From Frozen Embryos May Have Higher Cancer Risk; Doctors Look At Adding Activity Labels To FoodsWBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall has the latest Health Watch.
Study Finds Rise In Number Of Lyme Disease Cases In USA new study finds an increase in the number of Lyme Disease cases.
CDC Issues Safety Alert For Fresh Express Salad KitA salad kit sold in Massachusetts is linked to an E. coli outbreak.
ALS Patient: Pete Frates Taught Me 'ALS Doesn't Need To Be A Death Sentence'Steve Kowalski says Pete Frates' impact, both financially and emotionally on ALS research and patients, cannot be understated. WBZ-TV's Kristina Rex reports.
How Pete Frates Changed The Fight Against ALSPete Frates helped take social media by storm through the Ice Bucket Challenge. WBZ-TV's Paula Ebben reports.
Flu Season Off To Early StartWhile some states in the south, like Texas, Louisiana and Georgia have seen a spike in flu patients, in Massachusetts, the numbers are still relatively low. WBZ-TV's Tiffany Chan reports.
Vaping-Related Illnesses Linked To State-Licensed Marijuana ShopsSix Massachusetts residents with probable cases of vaping-related lung illnesses said they used products purchased from state-licensed marijuana dispensaries, according to information released Thursday. WBZ-TV's Christina Hager reports.
Six Probable Vaping-Related Illnesses Linked To State-Licensed Marijuana CompaniesWBZ-TV's Nick Giovanni reports.
6 Probable Vaping-Related Illnesses Linked To State-Licensed Marijuana ShopsWBZ TV's Nick Giovanni reports.
Aggressive Lone Star Tick Found In MassachusettsIn 2019, established lone star tick populations were identified on Cape Cod, Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard. WBZ-TV's Bill Shields reports.
HealthWatch: Monthly Birth Control Pill Developed; Mammograms Used To Detect Heart DiseaseWBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Birth Control Breakthrough At MIT: Once-A-Month Pill Shows PromiseScientists say they have made a breakthrough on developing a contraceptive pill that only needs to be taken once a month. Katie Johnston reports.
HealthWatch: Hair Dye Linked To Cancer Risk; Guns In SchoolA new report shows 1 in 18 students goes to school armed with a gun and a new study links hair dye with an increased breast cancer risk. Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.