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Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Michael Regan of Bloomberg News about what the merger means for the companies, and for consumers.
Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Jessica Martine of the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health about worker safety in the so-called gig economy.
The mammoth acquisition pairs a company that runs more than 9,700 drugstores and 1,100 walk-in clinics with an insurer covering around 22 million people.
The chief justice of the Massachusetts Trial Court recently told prosecutors that she fears allowing fentanyl and carfentanil into courtrooms puts lawyers, jurors and defendants at risk even when the...
The society adopted the resolution after hours of impassioned debate.
Hikers in the Grand Canyon are encouraged to carry lots of water. But for one brave soul, a cup of coffee was deemed enough.
In recent years, new infections have tripled among people in their 20s. Health officials call it a side effect of the opioid epidemic.
Top-ranked and unbeaten Central Missouri has been fighting a battle affecting women's soccer everywhere: players sidelined because of concussions.
The Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, expired Sept. 30. Congress has yet to reauthorize it, despite apparent support in both the House and Senate.
One neurosurgeon has been testing a new adult stem cell therapy that's changing the thinking about recovering speech, movement and other cognitive abilities after a stroke.
The Senate is getting ready to vote on a major tax overhaul this week. But in some key ways the bill would also make significant health care changes.
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks about the state of mental health hospitals in the U.S. with Dominic Sisti, a medical ethicist at the University of Pennsylvania.
University of Massachusetts officials on Tuesday said they are treating two cases of meningitis as an outbreak.
The study projects that if current tends continue, more than 57 percent of today's youth will be obese at age 35.
Sharing breast milk is becoming increasingly common, despite recommendations against doing so without proper screening.
New data in Massachusetts shows that people who use heroin or fentanyl and overdose are up to 30 times more likely to die if they're homeless.
Tami's goal with facial feminization surgery: "To help me pass as the woman that I am."
College Bound Dorchester workers discuss how the trauma they experience trying to pull youths out of gangs requires a focus on self-care that is new to them.
Money has been running out for CHIP since Congress failed to reauthorize federal funding for the program when it expired in September.
One-third of Americans contract shingles, a blistering rash caused by the reawakening of the chicken pox virus.