Five governors said overdose rates in their states are rising and affecting the quality of life of all residents.
To reduce administrative overlap, Medtronic executives say they will eliminate some of Covidien’s 1,800 Massachusetts jobs.
Superintendent George Price says smoking will be prohibited at all six of the park’s guarded beaches beginning June 19.
Several Massachusetts health care providers are voicing concerns over a tentative pact that would allow Partners HealthCare, the state’s largest hospital and physicians’ network, to acquire at least three more hospitals.
A state task force recommends better treatment options for addicts and more treatment facilities.
A federal judge on Tuesday will consider whether Massachusetts’ latest attempt to restrict a powerful new painkiller violates the U.S. Constitution.
The Veterans Affairs Department says fewer than 600 patients in Massachusetts are waiting for initial medical appointments at VA hospitals and clinics 90 days or more after requesting them.
At least two, but possibly more, physicians have already resigned their positions with medical marijuana organizations.