It's not that we Irish girls didn't get pregnant or opt to terminate, writes Aine Greaney, about her experience growing up in Ireland, where abortion was outlawed by the government....
Former lead paint manufacturers must pay $409 million to clean up lead paint in homes in California. Massachusetts should also sue, write the authors.
Reproductive health is not a women’s issue, it’s a human right, writes Mason Dunn. It's a right I was denied so many times it almost killed me.
Epidemics like Ebola should worry us more than terrorists, writes Jonathan Lascher of the global health organization, Partners In Health.
Agriculture is both a casualty and a cause of climate change, writes Frederick Hewett.
During a routine appointment my patient told me he planned to buy an AR-15 and attack his local police station, writes Dr. Pranay Sinha.
From pussy hats to "bake sales for choice," women are expressing a proud and self-aware appropriation of things once deemed trivial because women did them, writes Anita Diamant.
Now the kids are out of college and I'm no longer young enough for my death to be tragic, writes Holly Robinson. Still, who has time for cancer?
Supervised injection facilities save lives, writes Sarah Ruth Bates, by providing care during the most life-threatening moments of drug use.
Existing law prevents me from counseling my patients on the option of abortion care, even though doing so has resulted in deadly consequences, writes Dr. Aaron Hoffman.
Even in the last days and weeks of life, there are opportunities for intimacy, for affirmation and for love, writes Dr. Ashwini Bapat.
You may not realize that you'll be expected to dedicate a bunch of you own brain space to your baby boy. Harry won't, because he'll rely on you, writes Cloe...
Ady Barkan is one of the most compelling progressive leaders to emerge since the 2016 election, writes Miles Howard. Three years after receiving his ALS diagnosis, he's leading the fight...
If the streets aren’t safe for a 9-year old, they aren’t safe for anyone, writes H. L. M. Lee.
Dr. C. Nicholas Cuneo writes about two children -- one in Haiti, one in Oregon -- infected with tetanus. It's easier to fix the U.S. problem.
Patients languish in pain, waiting for treatment, while their doctors hunt down test results from other hospitals. But Boston can fix this problem, writes Dr. Pranay Sinha.
The country's health system has collapsed and most families don't have a reliable source of food, writes Tibisay Zea, a Boston-based journalist from Venezuela.
Does incendiary rhetoric about abortion convince voters to ignore policies with far greater influence on human life? That's the bet Massachusetts Republicans seem to be making, writes Julie Wittes Schlack.
While we may regard health care as a useful policy tool for improving people’s lives, writes Sandro Galea, we do not yet see it as a political nonnegotiable.
When my dad knew Arthur M. Sackler, he was a fellow Brooklyn boy made good, writes Janna Malamud Smith. Of course, now Arthur’s legacy is more complicated.