Are you constantly exhausted even after getting rest? For many Americans, chronic fatigue is a debilitating condition. But now a new study finds there may be a simple solution for some people, who have been "Fighting Fatigue".
Special Report: Archived Reports - Page 36 of 66
- Posted on 03/25/04
- Posted on 03/23/04
According to a new study, drug-related deaths in the Boston area are at the highest they've been in five years. Those numbers may be up in part to an old drug making a new come back. The Night Team's Jeff Glor shows us how many teens are becoming "Hooked on Heroin".Posted on 03/16/04
Most of us experience back pain at one time or another and for some the pain can be unbearable. The Night Team's Frances Rivera shows us a local program that is working wonders by working out in "Bad Back Boot Camp".Posted on 03/15/04
As we approach the one-year anniversary of the start of the Iraq war, an important fight in our own backyard to better equip our soldiers. A local family, who lost their son is on a mission. The "Night Team's" Caterina Bandini with their story.Posted on 03/11/04
A headache can be a symptom for thousands of different conditions. Most severe headaches are migraines, they're intense, but eventually go away. But sometimes a severe headache is a sign of a life-threatening problem. The trick is knowing what to look for. 7's Christa Delcamp has the details.Posted on 03/08/04
When couples have trouble getting pregnant it can be frustrating and emotionally draining. Home test kits can provide some answers for women, but what about men? Healthcast reporter Janet Wu takes a look at one home test for men that could lead to “Fertile Ground”.Posted on 03/08/04
A new Massachusetts company is on a mission to make safer beef. The company is working with farms across New England to reduce the risk of diseases like Mad Cow.Posted on 03/05/04
A gas station with food you can grab on-the-go, inspectors say in some stations the combination could cause a "Hidden Hazard". There can be a problem when the water used to make that coffee or donut comes in contact with spilled gas. State inspectors say it's a problem they're seeing more and more. 7Healthcast reporter Janet Wu has details.Posted on 03/04/04
Adults soliciting children over the Internet is reaching epidemic proportions. One national survey says one out of five kids is sexually solicited online. Law enforcement admits that it can only do so much. Jonathan Hall reports on one group, who is taking the law into their own hands, making sure that offenders are "Caught on the Web".Posted on 03/03/04
Always searching for a spot? You need to know the secret. Learn how to get into the fast lane when it comes to finding a place to park.
Sometimes it seems like forever before you find a legitimate spot. A new book uncovers where to find cheap if not free parking in the city.
It's all in The Boston Driver's Handbook: The Almost Post-Big Dig Edition. The authors are telling 7's Sean Hennessey the "Secrets to Boston Parking".Posted on 03/02/04
Whether you believe them or not, most of us have checked our horoscopes at one time or another. But have you ever wondered how astrologers come up with it all? Tonight, we give you an inside look at the science behind these "Planetary Predictions".Posted on 02/26/04
Do you have trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep? You may be one of the millions who suffer from insomnia. 7's Jeff Glor is here with a local company that has developed a pill, which they say can help in "Catching ZZZ's".Posted on 02/25/04
Low-carb diets are all the rage. Now a dietary supplement claims to block the carbs so you don't have to pass on the pasta. Is it effective? Healthcast reporter, Janet Wu, weighs in on these “Carb Controllers”.Posted on 02/24/04
For centuries hypnosis has been used in eastern philosophy and now it's growing increasing popular for helping people to stop smoking-- treating stress and anxiety-- even self-esteem...and but it may also be helping in the battle against the bulge. Christa Delcamp follows two sisters who tried to lose it in a trance in "Hypnotic Help."Posted on 02/23/04
Whether it's a cup of coffee to get you started in the morning or a soda to get you through the day, caffeine can be a nice pick me up. But if you have too much, it can be dangerous. A New Hampshire teenager's death exposes a growing crisis with "Caffeinated Kids".Posted on 02/20/04
In a recent survey 30 percent of women say they are unhappy with the way their arms look. With summer only a few months away Juli Auclair shows us three different ways to get "Amazing Arms".Posted on 02/19/04
There is a violent culture in our own backyards that is all caught on tape and kept underground -- until now. Some of what you are about to see is extremely graphic. 7's Ryan Ownes has an exclusive look at these "Video Vigilantes".Posted on 02/18/04
February is American heart month, a time when Americans are reminded of the number one killer -- heart disease. Still many women don't even know they're at risk. Tonight 7's Janet Wu takes a look at a simple test that may help detect a problem years in advance.Posted on 02/17/04
Despite recent deaths from gastric bypass surgery, it didn't stop one teenager from going under the knife. One family says this deadly risk is the only way to save their daughter's life. 7's Caterina Bandini has this follow-up to a 7News exclusive "Extreme Measures".Posted on 02/17/04