The flies in the operating rooms have been a problem for many years, despite the VA's attempts to remedy the problem.
A small tool called the MX908 can test trace drug samples for evidence of fentanyl and other deadly chemicals, which advocates say may ultimately help reduce overdose deaths in an...
It's the first confirmed case of measles in a city resident since 2013 and the third this year in Massachusetts.
Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins is now calling on the Legislature to approve a statewide pilot program to allow sites to open in Massachusetts.
Judge Jane Sanders said Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has jurisdiction to pursue the 17 individuals, including members of the Sackler family, named in the suit.
The professor's work aims to make flu forecasting more up to date and local, like weather forecasts.
The state held overall health care spending to a 3.1% increase, but some costs, including private health insurance premiums, rose faster than that.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health confirmed a Hampshire County woman in her 60s died from a lung injury related to vaping.
The young Sudbury girl was discharged from Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital on Friday, officials said.
Flu is really bad news, killing tens of thousands of Americans in a typical year, but the coming season involves some positive developments, from new vaccines to a new anti-viral...
Judge Indira Talwani set an Oct. 15 hearing to consider the industry's request for a preliminary injunction to halt the ban.
Mayor Marty Walsh says he has a new plan to deal with some of the problems at the troubled stretch of the city near Boston Medical Center and Newmarket Square.
Monday's confirmation doubles the total number of case reported to the CDC from Massachusetts.
"They felt they controlled the outcomes in their lives and felt more capable of delivering certain outcomes to a higher degree," says William Kerr, a professor at Harvard Business School.
The states appear to be following suit after bans were passed in Massachusetts, New York and Michigan.
Vaughn Rees, who directs the Center for Tobacco Control at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, joined WBUR's Morning Edition host Bob Oakes to explain why he's skeptical...
This is one of the most active years for EEE in over half a century, according to public health officials.
Gov. Charlie Baker declared a public health emergency in response to a multi-state outbreak of lung disease associated with vaping, and he set in motion a four-month ban on sales...
Rhode Island's governor has signed an executive order barring the sale of flavored vaping products throughout the state.
The state's ban on vaping still leaves options -- edibles, flower vaporizers -- for medical marijuana patients, a leading specialist says.