A central Massachusetts elementary school is closing for the day as a stomach bugs sweeps through the student body.
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A panel of Colorado doctors studying the health effects of marijuana use is getting ready to report its findings.
Merck says it will apply for approval of its melanoma drug, Keytruda, for fighting lung cancer.
Frigid temperatures can pose special challenges for senior citizens.
Shire PLC to purchase NPS Pharmaceuticals Inc. for $5.2 billion.
Medicare will pay primary care doctors to coordinate care for vulnerable seniors.
Nineteen people from three states who visited Disney theme parks in California last month have now fallen ill with measles.
CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden advises doctors to treat people who are sick with the flu with anti-viral medications.
Both vaccines have “an acceptable safety profile” meaning there are no adverse affects that would keep it from being tested in a broader pop…
We are now in the thick of winter. It stays dark longer and gets dark quicker and that can be making you feel depressed.
A recent breakthrough in treating frostbite has led to doctors treating the patients’ blood, not just the affected limbs and digits.
Sounds like a joke to get out of being outside. “Oh, I’m allergic to the cold.” But, for people with cold urticaria, it’s no laughing matter…
New Massachusetts mom didn’t know she was pregnant until one hour before she gave birth.
It seems our outlook on life can impact our chances of having heart trouble.
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There’s always been some kind of debate about whether there’s any truth about temperatures and being sick or if it’s strictly viruses that c…