You Could Be Part of a Gigantic Precision Medicine Study

The National Institutes of Health is getting close to kicking off an enormous study that promises to propel precision medicine into the future. The project, which […]

Coolidge Corner Yoga

22 Healthy Things to Do This Week

Tuesday, Sept. 26 Footwear Prescriptions: Injured and injury-prone runners, this is for you. Physical therapist Ithamar Jotkowitz will offer one-on-one video analysis of your gait, […]


Here’s the Problem with “Healthy” Junk Foods

A couple weeks ago, Frito-Lay made headlines for its new Simply line, which boasts organic versions of classic snacks such as Doritos, Ruffles, and Cheetos. […]


CVS Moves to Limit Length and Strength of Opioid Prescriptions

As opioid manufacturers and distributors come under increasing fire, a major New England pharmacy is doing its part to curtail the opioid crisis. CVS Health, […]


Aaron Hernandez Had CTE, Boston University Confirms

Researchers have confirmed what many already suspected: Aaron Hernandez suffered from severe chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) before he died. The family of the former Patriots […]

Inspired Start

This Startup Wants to Help Babies Avoid Food Allergies

Jessica Deckinger got lucky. When her oldest child developed peanut and tree nut allergies, Deckinger sprang into action, learning all she could about keeping her […]


Equinox Is Hosting a Wellness Festival on the Seaport Common

With the grand opening of its Seaport gym just a few weeks away, Equinox is hitting the neighborhood in style. On Saturday, the luxury health […]

Upward Dog

Ask the Expert: How Should I Start Doing Yoga at Home?

Welcome to our Ask the Expert series, in which our panel of health experts answers your wellness questions. Here, yoga and meditation guru Rebecca Pacheco offers tips […]


Criticism of the GOP Healthcare Bill Just Keeps Piling Up

As the Graham-Cassidy bill, the last-ditch GOP effort to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), creeps closer to a potential Senate vote next week, opposition […]


This Massachusetts City Just Won a National Health Award

It’s time for Chelsea to make some space in the trophy case. The waterfront city is one of eight recipients of this year’s Robert Wood […]

Night Nation Run

A 5K for People Who Like to Party Is Coming to Massachusetts

The average 5K comes with a crack-of-dawn start time. But now, finally, there’s an option for the night owls. The Night Nation Run, which bills […]


Maura Healey Expands Opioid Manufacturer Investigation

Attorney General Maura Healey is expanding an investigation into dubious practices at major opioid manufacturers and distributors, in hopes of uncovering the truth about their […]


Science Says You Should Get Your Kids a Pet

A new study says pets, particularly cats, may have health benefits for (very) young children. According to the research, which was published Tuesday in the Journal […]


Treat Yourself with These 11 Healthy Baked Doughnut Recipes

Let’s be honest: Bakery doughnuts are basically glorified pieces of cake. But these homemade baked doughnuts recipes actually make for easy (and delicious) on-the-go breakfasts—minus […]

Kale Caesar

Five Healthy Dinner Recipes You Can Make in 25 Minutes

In our constantly over-scheduled and over-stimulated lives, food often becomes an afterthought. We eat breakfast on our way out the door, scarf down lunch at […]