Back to school means many kids lugging heavy backpacks on the bus and in the classroom. And that could mean health problems for your child.
More than 21-million children receive free or reduced lunch. Now, researchers are taking a closer look at what that means for their health.
Baystate Health says that the cuts will be largely focused in Springfield, and will affect management, as well as “frontline team members.”
Marijuana use has made inroads into the mainstream over the past few years. But does that mean there are more regular cannabis smokers?
It can be such a chore, but it doesn’t have to be, so we’ve got some tips for easy, healthy snacks the kids will love!
Declarations of drought warnings, watches and advisories is the result of a meeting of the Drought Management Task Force.
Health insurance companies will need to foot the bill for treating scars caused by some of the early drugs given to HIV patients.
We all know it’s important to take care of our oral health but something that tends to get overlooked is teeth grinding.
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Many skin cancer patients are being treated by plastic surgeons who restore the removed portions of their faces.
The CDC no longer recommends FluMist, saying it just doesn’t provide strong enough protection.
Tough news for any parents to hear children in two states killed or seriously injured at amusement parks.
At Heritage Hall in Agawam Wednesday, participants put on special glasses and earmuffs in an effort to simulate the experience of dementia.
22News is reminding parents that your child may require a vaccine before they start classes.
We’ve often heard about the benefits of protein but a new study suggests not sources of protein are created equal.
The baby was reportedly pronounced dead shortly after it was born becoming the first death relating to Zika in Texas.
A new poll shows most Americans approve of late-term abortion if a woman’s fetus is threatened by the Zika virus.
The FDA is placing new restrictions on e-cigarettes and vaporizers. Massachusetts banned the sale of e-cigarettes to minors in 2015.
On the first day of school students are introduced to new teachers, classmates, and potentially new germs.
A 15-year study by the University of Dundee looked at the medical records of more than 530,000 British women.