The U.S. surgeon general says electronic cigarettes are a public health threat to young people.
Secretary of State William Galvin’s office plans to deliver the official results of the Nov. 8 ballot question to the Governor’s Council for…
The tally has been pushed to new heights by soaring abuse of heroin and prescription painkillers, a class of drugs known as opioids.
A trend of rising life expectancy in the U.S. could be ending: It declined last year and it is no better than it was four years ago.
Looking for a full body workout? It’s these straps that create total resistance extreme or TRX.
A diabetes drug developed in Kalamazoo is showing promise in treating Parkinson’s disease.
The Baker administration launched a pilot program on Thursday to help combat the deadly prescription drug crisis.
I love my coffee but I worry that I drink too much. Is it bad for me?
Baystate Medical Center is notifying thousands of patients who had open-heart surgery that they may be at risk of a dangerous infection.
Social engagement has been linked to better cognitive function at age 50 by researchers in the United Kingdom.
A third dose of the MMR vaccine is currently being talked about as cases continue to grow particulary at college campuses.
If you do have to venture outdoors, cover up – any skin exposed is at risk for frostbite.
It happens more often than you might think: Toddlers ending up drunk and in the emergency room after getting into adults’ drinks.
New research from AAA shows drivers who miss two to three hours of sleep more than quadruple their risk of getting in a wreck.
Doctors have been warning about the dangers of tanning beds, but now we’re getting a look at how many lives could have been saved.
Drivers who are just one or two hours shy of the recommended seven to eight hours of sleep each night nearly double their risk for a crash t…
With some variation across regions, medical school students are between two and five times more likely to experience depression than the gen…
The report said the worst products were hair relaxers, hair colors and bleaching products, which studies have linked to potential health har…
According to the Centers for Disease Control, fewer adults than ever in the U.S. are smoking cigarettes, only 36.5 million.
If you’ve ever gone grocery shopping on an empty stomach, chances are you’ve made a few bad choices.