Scientists have found a way to determine whether an individual has an increased genetic risk for heart disease and other serious illnesses.
Juul's answer to accusations of marketing to minors is an anti-smoking marketing campaign targeted at young people. But, will the ads — some of which stress that Juuls are just...
Construction workers die of opioid overdose at rates six times higher than the average worker.
Dr. Elisabeth Poorman, a Massachusetts primary care physician, urges the medical community to find a way to treat chronic pain while being mindful of the potential for opioid addiction.
The impetus for the film came when filmmaker Susanna Styron's daughter suffered from migraines when she was in college.
What impact does that language deprivation have on deaf children, and how can it be overcome?
"The basic exercises" — like leg or shoulder presses on machines — "improve function as well as anything else you can do, and actually quite a bit better."
The top federal law enforcement official in Massachusetts spoke with WBUR about opioids and marijuana
Are doctors talking enough with expectant mothers about the brain changes that motherhood brings?
A third of ICU families report they fear they'll be seen as "troublemakers" if they speak up about their loved one's care.
Since 2001, opioids have killed more than a dozen people Alex Hogan grew up with in Somerville, including three of his closest friends.
We preview tomorrow's big concert with Keith Lockhart, Boston Pops conductor.
A new study finds people who drink coffee were slightly less likely to die during a 10-year study span than people who didn't.
The study finds that the lines between brain disorders may be more blurred than previously thought.
Much of a doctor's training involves figuring out how to help keep patients alive, but there isn't much training about end-of-life care.
The addictive nature of JUUL, which proponents say help adult smokers make the switch, is making the product particularly addictive to young adults and teens.
Host Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with Congressman David Cicilline of Rhode Island, who visited one of the immigration detention centers housing children. Plus, we speak with two doctors about Juuling, the...
Healey alleged that individuals within Purdue Pharma "created the [opioid] epidemic and profited from it through a web of illegal deceit."
Journalist Barry Meier joins us to talk about new documents that show exactly what Purdue Pharma knew about OxyContin's potential for addiction and abuse.