Massachusetts is one of the top states in the country for Lyme Disease. Now, researchers are developing a new treatment that could prevent it altogether.
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.
An architect of Massachusetts’ health care reform helps us understand what Obamacare means for Massachusetts.
Obamacare has sparked a sweeping debate over the role of the federal government. But it has also prompted a more focused fuss over a relatively obscure tax on medical devices — which many people in both political parties would like to repeal.
A lab at Northeastern University has found that meditating encourages people to care more about the suffering of those around them.
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.
What is really facing children and their parents when it comes to mental health services in Massachusetts?
“Therapy dogs” have been in the news a lot lately. After the Newtown school shooting, after the Boston Marathon bombings. Now in the wake of the devastating Oklahoma tornadoes, therapy dogs may find another population to comfort. Author Sue Halpern has just written a book about the therapy dog in her life, a labradoodle named “Pransky.”
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