More people are signing up for insurance through the Massachusetts Health Connector.
For those hoping to live a long life, Massachusetts might be a good option.
From saturated fat to sugary drinks, several studies have been so pivotal that they changed the nutrition field's thinking.
Words of wisdom from the National Weight Control Registry: Yes, most weight-loss efforts don't work long-term, but we do know the several elements common to people who successfully lose weight...
CommonHealth editor Carey Goldberg looks back at healthcare in 2018 and what's to come in 2019.
Healey accused members of the Sackler family, who own Purdue, of fueling abuse of the deadly painkiller OxyContin.
The state's attorney general filed second-degree murder charges against a pharmacist and the co-founder of a Massachusetts pharmacy blamed for a fatal meningitis outbreak.
The federal government is using penalties to curb hospital readmissions but a JAMA study suggests those incentives are hurting patients.
A sex educator says the TV series' heartthrob male lead could help disabuse students of the notion that asking for consent is "not hot."
For the first time in at least a decade, the rate of uninsured children in Massachusetts rose in 2017.
A Massachusetts woman had a stroke while at a cousin’s wedding in Kansas. The air ambulance company that brought her home charged the woman’s insurance plan $474,725.00. Read more about...
State officials say teen vaping is "an epidemic" that requires more adult attention and action.
Older runners decline with age more slowly than people think. And they may still be able to set new records in the marathon in the future.
A new portable, battery-powered diagnostic test could allow public health officials to test for Ebola, malaria and other diseases in less than 30 minutes.
The study finds that the top medical training programs have inconsistent family leave policies for residents.
The Attorney General's office says it's the first time the state has charged a doctor with manslaughter for an opioid overdose death.
New research suggests that women experience a variety of emotional consequences from tracking their fertility with apps.
The struggle to get help for mental illness or substance abuse affects the poorest of Massachusetts residents.
The mortality rate for Massachusetts residents 65 and older is down, but some specific health problems, like asthma and breast cancer, are getting worse.
The senator's letter comes in response to a WBUR story about a Boston nurse who was denied coverage because she carries naloxone.