Analysis of models' measurements finds that as the average American woman got larger -- up to a size 16 and beyond -- lingerie models went in the opposite direction.
WBUR health and science reporter Carey Goldberg joined WBUR's Morning Edition host Bob Oakes to walk us through the genetic advances of 2019.
The state fined 32,106 individuals this year, based on their insurance status in tax year 2018, compared to 33,693 last year. But the average penalty paid this year -- $429...
WBUR reporter Deborah Becker looks back on the law Section 35 in 2019.
As this year ends, e-cigarette and and vaping products are once again for sale in Massachusetts.
The agreement was reached during an emergency hearing in Boston federal court Monday in a lawsuit alleging that state prison officials limit access to the addiction medication buprenorphine.
Attorney General Maura Healey filed suit Friday against eight online e-cigarette sellers her office says is violating the new state law banning sales of flavored tobacco products in Massachusetts.
Among the elements that make the most difference: produce, whole grains and nuts on the positive side, sugary drinks and processed meat on the negative side.
After failing to receive assurances from the Department of Correction, supporters of medication-assisted treatment for prisoners with opioid use disorder are turning to the courts.
Partners will offer patients a range of services, from primary care to neurology with an expansion of its Westwood facility and the creation of new centers in Woburn, Westborough, and...
Hospital operating rooms are among the most energy intensive spaces in Boston. But at Boston Medical Center, the OR has been renovated with a focus on reducing the impact surgeries...
The projection means that for some states and population groups in 2030, "severe obesity" will be the most prevalent weight category.
The ban was designed to slow or stop new cases of vaping-related lung illnesses while health officials investigated the cause.
The new data marks the first time the state Department of Health has linked illnesses to vaping products bought at dispensaries.
Researchers at Harvard Medical School and Duke University are testing a novel strategy that might - finally - lead to an HIV vaccine.
Biogen's new analysis of its Alzheimer's drug supports its claim that the drug can slow mental decline in the early disease stages.
A roundtable of health experts including William Hsiao, Steffie Woolhandler and John McDonough joined WBUR's Morning Edition host Bob Oakes to discuss.
In part one of our look at Canada's universal health care system through the province of Nova Scotia, we heard from doctors about the issues. In this second part, we...
Sen. Bernie Sanders' push for Medicare for All often cites Canada as a model. But, in Nova Scotia, many residents encounter a system strained by a lack of access to...
WBUR's Morning Edition is taking a look at health care -- not in the U.S., but in Canada. Part one looks at how a lack of providers in the province...