Two bills before the Legislature would let doctors be doctors, and allow Massachusetts to once again lead our country toward a better health care system, writes Dr. Karim Awad.
Let’s call this new rule what it is, writes Julie Wittes Schlack, an attack on women -- particularly low-income women.
It may be “my” illness, writes Laurie Edwards, but it is a collective effort by many that helps me lead a fuller life.
“The curse" is less an old-fashioned euphemism for menstruation than a clear-eyed description of the price of having a body that bleeds, writes Anita Diamant.
Let's be really clear: Vape pens and e-cigarettes are not safe for anyone -- particularly not children and young adults.
These, unquestionably, can feel like dark times, writes Ophelia Dahl, but don't lose heart. I’ve seen how one bright idea sparks many more.
There's a clear connection between gender bias in medicine and society's inability to see women as reliable narrators of their own experience.
Most years, a shot can reduce your chances of flu by 50 to 70 percent.
An emergency physician on what happens when a patient's anguish exceeds his capacity to help.
The United States is violating multiple articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which was adopted by the U.N. 70 years ago this month.
A proposed rule would force immigrants to make a false choice between the opportunity at permanent residence and essential needs, like healthcare and food.
I want my young patients to trust me -- but not because of the letters after my name, writes Dorothy R. Novick. I want them to trust me because they...
Voters, who just elected a Democratic House largely to protect the Affordable Care Act, should tell their state leaders to keep hands off its protections.
Roger Goodell has made it clear throughout his term as commissioner that his primary purpose is to “protect the shield.” And that's exactly what he's done, writes Bill Littlefield.
A new study of kindergarten classes shows that younger students are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than their older classmates.
Massachusetts must continue to treat the opioid epidemic like a public health crisis rather than a criminal justice issue, write Iván Espinoza-Madrigal and Lauren Sampson.
At least three diabetics died last year from rationing insulin, a flashpoint in the battle to reduce stratospheric U.S. drug prices.
I’m offended by the disingenuous claims that upholding this law will put women’s safety at risk, writes Jaclyn Friedman. It just isn’t true.
“It could happen anywhere anytime, but it’s rare,” Linda K. Wertheimer told her son. “You do not need to be afraid.”
It’s great that the retired racecar driver is encouraging athletes to acknowledge their concussions. But Earnhardt is on shakier ground when he maintains that brain injuries can be “healed like...