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New vaccines or antibodies against Lyme disease in humans won't be available for several years at best, but at least there are projects underway, including clinical trials that began this year.
The Senate health care bill floundered without enough GOP support and Harvard Square rejected yet another pizza shop. All that and more from Tom Keane's weekly news roundup.
With rapid progress in research, the longer Sen. John McCain and other glioblastoma patients can hang on, the better their chances that some new treatment will help them.
Like a mastodon roaming among melting glaciers, writes Andrew Carleen, John McCain feels like a relic of a fading epoch in Washington.
There's controversy over whether dogs can help PTSD patients, and whether the government should pay for them.
The greasy fried dough is a Navajo staple. But it's also a source of poor nutrition on a reservation labeled a food desert by the U.S. government.
Eilene Zimmerman has written in The New York Times about her ex-husband, a well-known patent lawyer who died of complications from drug addiction.
Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Dr. Barbara O'Brien, a professor of neuro-oncology, about what glioblastoma is and how it's treated.
On this essential issue, writes Miles Howard, we have finally found common ground.
A primary care doctor describes the fear she sees among her immigrant patients and wishes the governor could see it as well, in hopes it would persuade him to support a "sanctuary state" bill.
Mark Wietecha, president and CEO of the Children’s Hospital Association, discusses what kind of health care revisions he wants to see.
Authorities are now looking into how the boy may have come in contact with the powerful painkiller.
Here & Now's Lisa Mullins talks with STAT's Casey Ross about how the rankings are done, and why they matter to both hospitals and consumers.
Uncertainty about what’s next on Capitol Hill is stoking anxiety for many who work in or depend on health care, including those in Massachusetts.
The Affordable Care Act has never been in better standing with the American public than it is today, writes John E. McDonough.
Some past research has suggested there may be a cognitive price to walking while working, but a new study finds no impairment in executive function.
For years, the House speaker treated Obamacare as a tribal talking point, writes Steve Almond. But sooner or later, that kind of cynical power mongering catches up with you.
With announcements from two more GOP Senators last night, a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare is doomed to fail.
In June, Gov. Baker announced a suite of proposals to rein in MassHealth spending.
Lyme disease is a big -- and growing -- problem in Massachusetts. Here's a county-by-county look.