If you found yourself in an elevator with the U.S. health secretary, what would you tell him? Dr. Samantha Harrington points to the need to defend the FDA's rigorous standards for drugs.
President Trump will tap Gov. Charlie Baker to serve on a new commission to address the nation's opioid addiction epidemic which will be led by Baker friend Gov. Chris Christie.
Most restaurants pack their plates with portions that are often two or three times the recommended serving size.
This comes after federal lawmakers dropped their bid to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, which gives states money to expand their Medicaid programs.
RIZE Massachusetts has already attracted $13 million in funding commitments to support innovative efforts to fight opioid addiction and substance abuse. Its goal is to raise $50 million over the next three years.
A proposed agreement will require the state of Michigan to replace up to 18,000 lead and galvanized water pipes in the city of Flint.
Times of change and uncertainty often cause people to worry more. Penn State professor Michelle Newman discusses why we worry and how to stop doing it so much.
When a health-conscious, vegetable-friendly, regular exerciser gets cancer, who's to blame?
The ACA needs improvements, writes Lauren Stiller Rikleen, and Baker, a former health care CEO, may be the perfect leader.
Emotional support animals provide comfort to their owners. How’s the rest of the world dealing with the dog in the next seat?
Researchers at Harvard and Brigham's and Women have developed a new fertility test for men that can be done at home with a phone.
The problems with the health care system in the United States may seem like they’re new, but they’re not.
The aftermath of the health care battle in Washington. What’s next?
Groups that fought the AHCA say they know this may only be a temporary reprieve, but relief spread on Beacon Hill among Democrats and Republicans Friday.
"People want a reason why these cancers happen," Dr. Bert Vogelstein says. "Well, here’s the reason: Cells make mistakes. That’s just bad luck."
Earlier in the week, Gov. Baker released an analysis showing the American Health Care Act would have cost Massachusetts $1 billion by 2020.
If you were felled by flu this year and left asking for the license plate of the Mack truck that hit you, it was probably this: A/H3N2 -- and you're far from alone.
The House is expected to vote on the GOP health care reform bill this evening.
A smartphone device developed by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital proves highly accurate for measuring male fertility at home, a study finds.
The fate of the GOP health care bill. The Trump camp and Russia. London terror. Neil Gorsuch. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.