Scientists found overweight or obese middle-age subjects had brains that resembled ones of someone ten years older.
A huge catalog of human DNA is helping researchers find tiny glitches that cause disease, in part by pointing out some false leads
Getting something done from start to finish can be a tough task if you’re constantly distracted.
A 22News investigation into a laser eye center in West Springfield, after five patients were blinded in one eye.
A new report shows thousands of ER visits in Mass. for dental issues. 22News explains how much it’s costing the state to cover these visits.
Massachusetts public health officials say a Middlesex County woman is the first person to contract West Nile virus in the state this year.
Cardiologists across the country are using a new kind of stent to open blocked arteries– one that actually dissolves over time in the body,…
In the first 6 months of this year, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health says there were 136 opioid overdose deaths.
There’s new information out that suggests lice is becoming harder to treat. Super lice can be found in most states,
An Army National Guardsman fights for healthcare coverage he was promised after he was hit by enemy fire.
The Springfield City Council voted on Monday to not approve the Hampden Care host agreement, but the facility still has a chance.
22News found out how much water you need to stay safe and hydrated when dealing with extreme heat.
Nearly 3,000 people were killed in the 9/11 attacks, but since then, thousands more have experienced related health problems.
A growing number of prosecutors are charging dealers for the deaths of customers who overdose on heroin or fentanyl.
The nation’s transplant network is taking a long-awaited step to ease a serious disparity, liver transplant wait time.
Going blind changed John Bramblitt’s perception of art, but he’s convinced that it’s for the better.
Many elderly patients deteriorate mentally or physically in the hospital, even if they recover from the original illness or injury that brou…
More than half of all pregnant women in the United States and Europe use acetaminophen, which is also found in medicines for allergies, cold…
A federal emergency declaration over Flint’s lead-tainted water crisis ended Sunday, but work continues to fix the water system.
Irish cyclist Nicolas Roche says he developed a serious case of bacterial pneumonia while in Brazil to compete in the Olympic road race.