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Why Healthy People Need Flu Shots

It's certainly true that people with health problems such as asthma or lung disease or heart disease can get very sick with influenza and really need the flu shot. But healthy people need it too. Here's why. Mass. Hospital Workers’ Flu Vaccination Rates Fall Below Target Could You Have the Flu? The Invisible Threat of Vaccine Refusal

Video: Hey Boston, How Do You Get Ebola?

Many people are confused and misinformed about how you get Ebola. We took our cameras to the streets to see what Bostonians know about the virus. Sick Passenger On Vegas Flight Does Not Have Ebola What It Will Really Take to Prevent a US Ebola Outbreak OMG! Ebola is Trending! Wait, What Does That Actually Mean?

Stop Flushing Money Down the Toilet!

At the nonprofit poop bank OpenBiome in Medford, Mass., a daily “deposit” earns you cash—and helps people suffering from life-threatening gut infections. Uxbridge PD: Stop Pooping on Trains From Overpass Bag of Poop Isn’t Enough to Deter Loyal iPhone Customers UMass Geoscientists Study ‘Viking Poop’ to Understand Ancient Climate

You’re Nuts If You’re Not Eating Nuts

What’s not to love about them? They are a health darling that’s high in protein, fiber, vitamin E, potassium, and healthy fats and low in unhealthy saturated fat. Can an Apple a Day Keep Obesity at Bay? Who Are Sports Drinks Really Targeting? The Latest in Fight Against Childhood Obesity: Fun Family Meals

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