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Protecting hospitals’ computer networks is crucial to preserving patient privacy -- and even life itself, writes MIT's Mohammad Jalali.
The ballooning number of autism spectrum diagnoses has led to long wait times for services, which are often measured in months.
By any measure -- papers, prizes, impact -- Zhang is a science superstar, one of the most inventive life scientists in the world. And he’s only 35.
If we don’t commit more state resources to teaching people how to recycle properly, writes Miles Howard, we’re going to pay for that negligence with our wallets and our health.
"Suddenly there was this huge attraction to the cocaine that just went on and on and became devastatingly dangerous," one caller, Gail, says. "And now I understand the attraction."
Research shows that viruses that affect microbes are ubiquitous, traveling around the world in the upper atmosphere.
While toilet paper, paper towels and soap are freely provided in public restrooms, menstrual products are not.
The bill proposes to authorize the licensure of dental therapists, who, after a period of education and training, would be allowed to perform certain oral health functions on their own.
Fentanyl has destroyed lives in the opioid addiction crisis. Now it’s ravaging new victims who aren’t using heroin.
The drug comes in the form of an injection or a nasal spray, known as Narcan.
Lipska is the author of "The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: My Tale of Madness And Recovery."
Two big reports on air pollution. One looks at the wold and the other zeroes in on California. We'll look at the big takeaways, and more.
Previously unexamined documents show Dr. Hans Asperger was involved with a notorious euthanasia program run by Nazis in Austria.
Some of the state's top hospitals, including Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, New England Baptist Center, Lahey Health, Mount Auburn and Anna Jacques, want to merge -- to compete with...
Boston University's Muhammad Zaman has a new book about the global problem of counterfeit drugs.
New Jersey is doing the right thing by making it harder to opt out of vaccinations for religious reasons, writes Rich Barlow. Parental religion should never trump child welfare.
One in three American families faces difficulty affording diapers, according to one survey.
I understand that ardent pro-choice readers will disagree with me, writes Rich Barlow. What they may not know is that the rest of the world is not so ardent.
Author Barbara Ehrenreich argues we are killing ourselves to live longer.
Led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lahey Health, we look at the specifics of the merger of 13 hospitals aimed at creating a competitor to Partners HealthCare.