Last week, Radio Boston featured an interview with the author of “The Sober Truth: Debunking the Bad Science Behind 12-Step Programs and the Rehab Industry.” MGH addiction recovery specialist, Dr John Kelly, joins us to respond.
Most of us take vitamins because we think they give us the extra nutrients we need for good health. But studies show large doses of supplemental vitamins can actually be harmful.
Actor Michael Douglas made an interesting claim about what caused the throat cancer he was diagnosed with in 2010 — oral sex.
One Worcester primary care physician has decided to stop accepting obese patients because she says she doesn’t have the tools or expertise to treat them properly.
The American Academy of Pediatrics says the benefits of circumcision outweigh the risks of the procedure.
Private insurers are now required to start providing women with eight basic preventive health services for no extra fee, according to provisions in the Affordable Care Act.
In our weekly CommonHealth segment, we look at the little used so-called “female condom.”
A new study finds that there is little evidence to prove that sports drinks actually do what they claim to do.
When it comes to concussions, “When in doubt, sit them out” is the new approach. Surprisingly, this applies to cognitive rest as much as physical rest.
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