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Hospital Admissions Spike After a Snowfall, Study Says

Stay safe tomorrow, Boston. A recent study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, says heart disease-related […]

Emergency Room

This Injury Is Seen More in Massachusetts Than Any Other State

When you think of injuries that are unique to Massachusetts, what do you picture? Snow shoveling gone awry? Slipping on icy streets? Celebrating too hard […]

whole grains

Eating Whole Grains May Help You Burn Calories, Study Says

Two sister studies from Tufts University say carbs—specifically whole grains—should be on your plate. The first study, published Wednesday in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, […]

Brigham and Women's

Brigham and Women’s Tool Helps Women Decide How Many Eggs to Freeze

Egg freezing can bring peace of mind to women who are waiting or temporarily unable to have kids, but it may also give rise to […]


A Stomach Acid-Powered Pill Could Monitor Your Vitals, Deliver Drugs, and More

Who needs batteries when you’ve got stomach acid? Researchers from MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital designed a high-tech pill that runs on the acidic […]

Fast food

Study: Fast Food Is Bad for You, Inside and Out

It isn’t just burgers and fries that are bad for you. A new study says even fast food packaging may be harmful to your health. […]


MIT Device Tracks Tone of Conversations in Real Time

Imagine if, at the end of a conversation, you could rewind it and see what made the other person happy, sad, or uncomfortable. Researchers from […]


Digital Screens May Cause Long-Term Eye Damage, Study Says

New research suggests your screen addiction may be damaging more than just your sanity. Scientists from the University Complutense of Madrid (UCM) announced in Boston […]


Scientists Are Working on a Robotic Sleeve That Could Help Your Heart Beat

Researchers from Harvard and Boston Children’s Hospital want you to wear your sleeve on your heart. A team of scientists is at work on a […]


Physical Fitness May Keep Your Mind Sharp, Too

There are so many reasons to exercise, it’s hard to keep track of them all. It helps you live longer. It cuts your risk of […]


Concussions May Accelerate Alzheimer’s Progression, Study Says

The link between concussions and CTE, a degenerative brain disease often seen in athletes and soldiers, has been well established. And now, new research from […]


Stress Could Actually Kill You, Mass General Study Says

Stress may take a toll on your mind, body, and heart, according to a new study from Massachusetts General Hospital and the Icahn School of […]


‘Weekend Warriors’ Get the Same Health Benefits as Gym Rats, Study Says

In an ideal world, you’d hop out of bed each morning and hit the treadmill with a spring in your step, or sail out of […]


Someday, a Simple Blood Test Could Predict How Well You’ll Age

Someday, a simple blood test could help you predict the future. Researchers from the Boston University School of Public Health, the Boston University School of […]


Black and Hispanic Opioid Users May Be Less Likely to Continue Treatment

New research says female opioid users have high odds of sticking with treatment, while black, Hispanic, and unemployed users are less likely to engage. Researchers […]