A MassGeneral Hospital for Children physician and tobacco researcher warns that, while e-cigarettes contain fewer toxic chemicals than regular cigarettes, they still contain harmful compounds and are addictive.
Ticks invite themselves to your barbecue and hang around long after the party is over. A Mass General expert explains how to have fun and be safe.
A study of smartphone use by a Mass General psychologist and Motorola found a few worrying trends, but also suggests that users still have time to regain “phone-life balance.”
A fitness expert shares some common reasons why people are not getting the results they desire from their exercise programs.
Brain imaging data shows that regularly practicing meditation can reduce activity in the part of the brain involved with stress and anxiety in as little as eight weeks.
A fitness expert says poor breathing patterns can lead to muscular and mood problems and shares exercises to identify poor patterns and reset them.
A gastroenterologist finds that adding whole grains to the diet of colorectal cancer patients reduced their risk of death.
Mass General’s chief of General Pediatrics discusses why sleep is so important for young children and advises parents on how to improve their child’s sleep.
Two Mass General experts offer advice on how to recognize and respond to cyberbullying, along with ideas about how to stop it from ever happening.
A Mass General fitness expert advises which exercises are best for strengthening the core muscles of our hips and low back and discusses the six-pack ab myth.