CommonHealth honors the memory of Marie Colantoni Pechet, who wrote beautifully about life with cancer -- and just life -- in posts that were a privilege to publish.
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A report from the surgeon general warns that "nicotine is addictive and harmful for youth and young adults," and notes...
A fund guaranteeing health coverage and pensions to retired mine workers is about to run dry. Congress has been reluctant...
Between email and cell phones, many of us feel like we're at work 24/7. The concept of workplace burnout is...
The national opioid epidemic is also creating dependency for some of the youngest Americans: newborns.
Boston must speed up preparation for climate change disruption, and could face serious consequences if it does not take major action.
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An intelligent patient who stopped her crucial blood pressure medications on her friend's advice raises the broader question: How can such misinformation persist despite the evidence? And what can we – as doctors, as citizens – do to help counter it?
One Massachusetts General Hospital doctor says she can't rely on her usual questionnaire to check for depression, because so many patients feel "down, depressed or hopeless." Sleep troubles, anxiety, stress eating -- doctors and patients don't usually discuss politics, but the election and its effects are coming up at a lot of medical visits in Massachusetts.
Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association President Lynn Nicholas discusses fears associated with possible changes to Massachusetts health care as a result of Trump's promise to alter the Affordable Care Act.