They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, writes Jay Baruch, but can an old dog teach its owners something new about being human?
It’s up to voters this fall to elect representatives who really believe in feeding the hungry, writes Rich Barlow.
I'm grateful for the therapies that allow us to provide better care for our patients, writes Dr. Katherine McKenzie, but I also realize that these advances have unintended consequences.
In a storytelling class for people living with dementia, Pat Lowery Collins found insight, wisdom and dignity.
Massachusetts' first shark attack fatality in more than 80 years is tragic. It can also teach us something about managing risk, writes David Ropeik.
The carcinogens inside fire stations could be driving high cancer rates among first responders.
Secretary DeVos’ proposed policies not only run counter to an informed understanding of campus life, writes Amy Carleton, they also put victims’ emotional and physical well-being at risk.
People my age talk about trading in their homes for a two-bedroom condo, writes Maribeth McKeon Sanabria. But that doesn't appeal to my husband and me -- we want to...
People borrow to survive, or because they are told it will help them do better, writes Janna Malamud Smith. And before they know it they’re trapped.
To move the needle so that women are viewed as the experts of their own conditions, writes Amy Carleton, we need to trust the value of their reports.
Better than debating the minority view against contraception, writes Rich Barlow, is focusing on the globally restricted access to it.
While the ADA is a critical advocacy tool, its ultimate goal -- assimilation into mainstream life -- will not be achieved without a major cultural shift, writes Laura Beretsky.
Others who participated in the study might have unknown twin siblings, writes Sarah Ruth Bates, and the university should release the data.
The legislature’s failure to pass the Healthy Youth Act means there are still no rules when it comes to sex ed in Massachusetts, writes Jaclyn Friedman.
Overall, Trump’s ideas for fighting the drug-cost colossus are akin to taking a toothpick to a fencing match. But since he typically enters policy battles disarmed of any decent ideas...
Sex talk 2.0 is about being more present, listening more and talking more, writes Maribeth McKeon Sanabria.
For the families of addicts, every story about the state's opioid crisis feels personal, writes Brenden Layte, whose father has a crack addiction.
Brett Kavanaugh upheld key parts of the Affordable Care Act in two cases, writes Carmel Shachar, but he's not as friendly to the health care policy as those decisions might...
In a global resolution, the Trump administration reportedly tried to remove a section that called on governments to "protect, promote and support breastfeeding."
It’s hard to overstate the catastrophic changes to our national fabric that may be coming, writes Jaclyn Friedman, but now's the time to pour real energy into ensuring that our...