Health & Fitness

In-person visits to your doctor better than telehealth, Harvard study finds

CBS Boston (Health) 11/16 11:05A Mallika Marshall, MD
BOSTON - Going to see your doctor in the office may be more beneficial for your health than seeing them online. Telehealth filled a crucial void during the pandemic and continues to be an option for patients in many situations, but a new study...

Healthy work-life balance can benefit the heart, research shows

CBS Boston (Health) 11/9 10:47A Mallika Marshall, MD
BOSTON - New research shows a healthy work-life balance can benefit the heart. Researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Penn State University implemented workplace interventions designed to improve work-life balance at an...

Study says seniors sleep better in warmer temperatures

CBS Boston (Health) 9/18 10:41A Mallika Marshall, MD
BOSTON - Many of us like to sleep in cooler temperatures, but seniors may want to crank up the thermostat a bit. Researchers at Harvard and Marcus Institute for Aging Research studied 50 people in the Boston area aged 65 and older. The...

Weight loss clinic in Needham redefines addressing patients' weight concerns

CBS Boston (Health) 8/25 10:41A Mallika Marshall, MD
NEEDHAM - Knownwell, a weight loss clinic in Needham is redefining what it means to address patients' weight concerns. Harvard Business School alum Brooke Boyarsky Pratt opened the clinic after struggling with obesity as a child. "One of my first...
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