Nasim Annabi

Surgical Super Glue May Revolutionize Post-Op Recovery

When Northeastern University’s Nasim Annabi has a great idea, she sticks with it. Annabi, an assistant professor of chemical engineering at Northeastern, created a powerful, […]


This Local Nonprofit Is Trying to Normalize Mental Health Issues

In 1990, Screening for Mental Health Founder Douglas Jacobs did something that was, at the time, revolutionary. In an effort to draw attention to mental […]


Ask the Expert: Is Getting 10,000 Steps a Day Really Enough Exercise?

Welcome to our Ask the Expert series, in which our panel of health experts answers your wellness questions. Here, trainer Parker Cote discusses your 10,000-step habit. Got […]

Franciscan Children's

Franciscan Children’s Expands Pediatric Mental Health Resources

Franciscan Children’s is increasing access to pediatric mental health resources, thanks to a new partnership with the Archdiocese of Boston and an expansion of existing […]


The BPM’s Newest Vendor Is Tackling Food Insecurity Head-On

The Boston Public Market’s newest vendor is using fruits, veggies, and snacks to combat poverty, obesity, and food insecurity. FoodCares Urban Market, which joined the […]


EF Is Building a Huge Public Wellness Space in Cambridge

EF Education First is building fitness paradise on a paved parking lot. The global education company on Monday announced plans for a wide-ranging expansion in […]

Polar winter flavors

Polar’s Winter Flavors Will Be Hitting Stores Any Minute Now

If you weren’t planning to hit the grocery store tonight, well, it may be time to adjust your plans. Over the weekend, Polar announced its 2017 […]


Without CHIP Extension, Kids’ Healthcare Coverage Looks Uncertain

Over the weekend, Congress missed its deadline for reauthorizing funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), leaving the insurance status of almost 9 million […]

Michael Rosbash

Two Brandeis Scientists Won the Nobel Prize in Medicine

The 2017 Nobel Prize in medicine has been awarded to one current and one former Brandeis University scientist, as well as a researcher from Rockefeller […]


Why Are Boston’s Nurses So Damn Angry?

Boston leads the world when it comes to healthcare. So why are our caregivers so damn angry?


BMC Employee Celebrates Remission on the Runway

All Taryn Graham wanted was to work at Boston Medical Center (BMC). She had no idea she’d soon be a patient there, too. “I wanted […]


10 Gorgeous Fall Foliage Runs in Massachusetts

This fall, why not give your eyes and your legs a workout during your leaf peeping adventures? Massachusetts’ famous foliage will transform some of the […]


White House Grants BMC $350,000 for Opioid Abuse Work

Despite catching flak for promising, then failing, to declare the opioid crisis a state of emergency, President Trump’s administration on Thursday re-upped its commitment to […]

Ketogenic diets

Ask the Expert: Are Ketogenic Diets Healthy?

Welcome to our Ask the Expert series, in which our panel of health experts answers your wellness questions. Here, registered dietitian Matt Priven debunks the ketogenic diet. […]

Planned Parenthood

Where to Get Affordable STD Testing in Boston

Sexually transmitted disease rates are on the rise in the United States, with a combined 2 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis recorded in […]