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Around one in 10 doctors in the U.S. today is an osteopathic physician, or DO for short. But millions of Americans still don't know DOs exist.
In a hospital, Do Not Resuscitate means staff aren't supposed to give CPR if a patient's breathing or heart stops.
Seattle measured its worst air quality in decades this week as wildfires in British Columbia blanketed much of the Northwest in a smoky haze.
Children's is the first hospital in the state to offer what's called phalloplasty. The first patient to have the surgery, Zack Hogle, says he is now "complete."
At 9 years old, Maddie Wilson is a precocious wheelchair racing talent. Her greatest hero and mentor is Paralympian Tatyana McFadden, the most decorated female wheelchair racer in the world....
The President and CEO of the Massachusetts Biotechnology council makes his case in support of the Beth Israel/Lahey merger.
Leaders of the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization make their case against the Beth Israel/Lahey merger.
Dozens of people in a large park area in downtown New Haven, Connecticut, overdosed Wednesday on what is suspected to be tainted synthetic marijuana.
Compassion may be the cure. A doctor shares his guide to healing through empathy and listening.
Alzheimer's advocates in Massachusetts are hailing a new law that aims to raise awareness about the disease while also increasing efforts to train caregivers about recognizing and treating dementia more...
As On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik prepare to take over, we decided to survey our shows from the summer so far and pull out some our favorites.
Instead of going to lectures, students watch recordings or use unsanctioned online resources to prepare for national licensing exams.
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.
The opioid bill has been touted by the governor's re-election campaign as another step taken in curtailing the opioid epidemic.
In this special episode, we team up with some of our pals for an awesome mash-up of fun! Featuring Circle Round, Wow In The World, Story Pirates, Brains On, But...
Friday's verdict in a California case involving a school groundskeeper who blames Roundup for his lymphoma is just the first in what could be a long legal battle over the...
Some Blue Cross Blue Shield patients in Texas may have to foot the bill if they go to out-of-network emergency rooms for conditions that aren't deemed serious.
The founder of modern Western mindfulness Jon Kabat-Zinn on how to practice mindfulness in everyday life.
Looking at data from 6.6 million spots in the genome, Boston area researchers have found ways to identify genetic risk for heart attack and other health issues.
Scientists have found a way to determine whether an individual has an increased genetic risk for heart disease and other serious illnesses.