New study finds wearing fitness trackers did not help a group of overweight young people lose weight — and may have even hurt their efforts…
Dr. Barbara Berkeley, a board-certified physician in both internal and obesity medicine, noted that “weight loss is much more dependent on s…
The report seeks to sound the alarm about the overuse of antibiotics in poultry and livestock, typically “to help them survive and make them…
The report ranked Massachusetts 46th in the country for campaign contributions from drugmakers.
“Zika Seeka,” a free app plays a symphony of sounds that claims it’s from mosquitoes largest predators.
As the opioid crisis continues to worsen, the Hampden County DA’s office is working to create a new system to help fight the crisis.
Opioid addiction is at crisis levels in Franklin County. Task Force Director says having access to resources has been a challenge.
Cupping is an ancient technique that uses suction to relieve muscle pain and keep stress and illness at bay.
Your eyes are susceptible to age-related problems, but you can take action to keep your eyes in good shape during your golden years.
Kellogg Co. is recalling about 10,000 cases of its Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles because they could be contaminated with the bacteria…
Federal regulators on Monday granted tentative approval to the first drug for muscular dystrophy.
Among other proposals, the DPH is recommending that nurse practitioners be allowed to certify patients for treatment.
New data shows more children are dying in car accidents.
Massachusetts this year passed one of the country’s toughest laws intended to curb opioid-related deaths.
Part of what caused the water ban in Westfield this week was because of pollutants in the water that has shut down three wells.
A new study is giving us the most complete look yet at the problem of opioid addiction in Massachusetts.
Thankfully, starving is no longer recommended for treating any sickness. Proper nutrition — and even more important, proper hydration — is…
Bolen and her family donated Michael’s brain to a national program called Autism BrainNet, a network of research institutions that facilitat…
Soccer is a way for countless kids to get exercise, learn team-values, and make friends and it’s growing in popularity, as well.
The town’s health department director says that once the taps are allowed to run for a short time, the problem goes away.