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...
Last month San Francisco enacted a ban on city employee travel and contracts with companies based in Massachusetts and 21 other states, citing restrictive abortion laws.
A sweeping look at music from hundreds of different societies finds striking similarities in the types of songs created and in their essential characteristics across cultures.
Perhaps as soon as mid-2020, Massachusetts researchers hope to begin testing whether the antibody shot is safe in humans.
The health care giant will now be known as Mass General Brigham, a brand anchored on the names of its two well-known hospitals.
Here's a breakdown of what is being banned, when the new law's various rules take effect and the new excise tax that was passed as part of the law.
As doctors rein in antibiotic prescriptions to curb the growth of superbugs, some patients are turning to cheap, easy-to-access veterinary medicine instead.
New data from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health show an almost 6% decrease in opioid-related overdose deaths in the first nine months of 2019, compared with the same period...
U.S. health officials on Friday told people to avoid romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, California, because of another food poisoning outbreak.
New research from Boston Children's Hospital warns of risks from probiotics capsules for ICU patients, with proof that the "good" bugs ran amok.
The bill would also levy a 75% excise tax on vaping products and requires health insurers, including the state's Medicaid program, to cover tobacco cessation counseling.
Some health care providers argue that "anti-immigrant rhetoric" and immigration policies in the Trump era are taking a negative health toll on their patients. Many increasingly feel that advocating for...
"This study clearly goes against what has been the common wisdom for the last 30, 40 years" and may lead to less testing and invasive treatment for such patients in...
“We always had a hunch that maybe there was something in their DNA that predisposed them to this tragedy,” Mass General Hospital cardiologist Amit Khera says. Now, he and...
Could the eggshells that many male faculty members walk on with female medical students be hindering the deep relationships that help trainees learn better?
Rather than hire an outside provider, the Franklin County Jail is the only one in the state licensed to provide methadone itself.
Researchers at Boston University have created a device called metamaterial they say could drastically reduce MRI scan times.
A government lab found the vitamin E acetate in fluid taken from the lungs of 29 patients across the country.
Dr. Dennis Burke was fired in 2015 for allegedly violating patient confidentiality, but he contends he was dismissed for raising safety concerns about colleagues performing two operations at once.