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Massachusetts legislators have passed steps designed to reduce spending on the most costly drugs covered by MassHealth, the state Medicaid program. A spokesman said Gov. Charlie Baker is reviewing the...
A standoff is brewing between the Baker administration and the Legislature, after the hearing over problems at the Registry of Motor Vehicles fell apart abruptly.
Lifeguards at Mason pool in Roxbury says they're expecting 100 people a day to show up to the pool this weekend.
Federal data show that from 2006 to 2012, Massachusetts received 1.28 billion prescription pain pills.
A 16-year-old girl from El Salvador, now reunited with her mother in Massachusetts, describes the unsanitary and difficult conditions she endured during her detention at a Clint, Texas facility run...
The discovery may have profound implications for genetic differences between men and women not only when it comes to height, but also disease and medical research.
The Boston Unity Cup features players from 21 different countries and includes a new women's division.
Ryan Speedo Green had a difficult childhood. Today, the bass-baritone sings songs most professional singers consider difficult. He bares all in his book "Sing for Your Life."
Julie Tejeda, 31, of East Boston, is accused of stabbing an unidentified female EMT as she tried to treat Tejeda in the back of an ambulance Wednesday.
"There's a peace to them. Perhaps there's an intention with that -- to bring a peace to a tragedy. I think they look so beautiful. They're silencing."
A recent report from the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission raises concerns that PBMs may be driving up costs associated with prescription medicines.
The Dorchester-born rapper adopted a different approach to crafting his songs. He stopped writing, started emoting.
Five afternoons a week, David France coaches and cajoles a group of students in the cafeteria at the John D. O'Bryant School in Roxbury.
Amid mounting criticism, the Baker administration has outlined a plan to speed up the process to fix the aging T.
At issue: photos commissioned by Harvard professor Louis Agassiz in an effort to illustrate the inferiority of blacks. Harvard still has those images.
The judge's ruling blocks ICE from arresting people as they are arriving at, leaving or attending a court hearing.
Two landfills have closed in the past year, and three of the state's waste-to-energy facilities are currently shut down. That's left waste processors struggling to process trash.
Jones served more than three decades in prison for murder until a judge tossed his conviction in 2017.
Shuttle buses were set to replace service between JFK/UMass and North Quincy stations for a few hours Wednesday. The derailment injured one person and caused severe delays early Tuesday.