A writer echoes his brother's rhetorical question: What can you do about pain?
The limited 90-day public health emergency declaration does not dedicate any specific amount of funding to fight the epidemic.
Because the twins' circulation was connected, the death of the sicker twin would kill her healthier sister. But operating to separate them would lead directly to the death of the...
New national recommendations say to minimize contact between contagious and well kids, but stop short of separate waiting rooms.
This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the second therapy in this class, called Yescarta, to treat advanced B-cell lymphomas.
The Massachusetts Health Connector announced last week it would use the lower of two rate sets for some of its plans, but President Donald Trump's decision hours later to end...
And the state spends more than $8,900 per inmate per year on health care.
The couple is staying with a family in Brookline as they await appointments for their daughter at Children's Hospital.
A new app from Massachusetts General Hospital aims to screen new mothers for postpartum depression and develop an even quicker, smarter test.
The bill unveiled Tuesday would include new oversight for pharmaceutical companies.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg does a killer workout twice a week, including push-ups, one-legged squats and planks -- all detailed in a new book by her personal trainer....
Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg joined Morning Edition to discuss the bill.
Some 80,000 residents could see their insurance premiums increase very little -- or as much as 29 percent, if so-called cost-sharing payments end.
Though the microbes that rule our world are normally too small to see, they can be quite beautiful -- when viewed through the right lenses.
The Massachusetts Health Connector will ready a plan of action in the event that the federal government cuts off certain insurance subsidies but will use its standard 2018 rates.
Ron Hoffman's mission is to help steer people through the complexities of living and dying with ALS.
More than 4,000 social work students at nine Bay State colleges are now being taught principles for identifying and addressing opiate misuse.
We tend to think of facial expressions as being key to discerning how someone is feeling, but recent experiments suggest voice may be an especially accurate indicator.
Some doctors and administrators have been asking whether hospitals should be penalized if an opioid addiction starts with a post-surgery prescription or other hospital-based care.
Heart disease kills more than 600,000 Americans a year, including, this week, Tom Petty. Could a better "early warning system" have saved him?