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About 40 percent of food goes to waste in the U.S. each year.
The summit comes a day after federal prosecutors brought the first criminal charges against a drug distributor over its alleged involvement in the opioid crisis.
More than 100 people in Denver died of an opioid overdose last year.
Nearly a quarter of popular high-nicotine products showed signs of bacterial contamination, one more "buyer beware" about vaping, researchers say.
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.
A Newark, New Jersey, high school principal gave bullied kids a way to wash their clothes — and a lot more. Get ready for a lesson on inspiration.
The goal of the federal grant is to reduce overdose deaths by 40% in 3 years and create national models to curb the opioid epidemic.
"Sometimes you just need a quick look to see if there's something that can be done in the moment that might get you back on track for your care," says...
A new study uses genetic testing to assess a person's obesity risk.
The nation's longest-running multigenerational study of cardiovascular disease has received a $38 million grant that will help researchers explore the biology of aging.
The Opioid Watchdogs pick a day, pick a media outlet and fill that outlet’s mailbox with letters telling the stories of loved ones. It's part of a greater grassroots effort...
Republican Gov. Charlie Baker originally asked for the 15 percent tax as part of his state budget request in January, but it was not included in a spending plan released...
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.
Researchers followed more than 30,000 employees at BJ's warehouses.
Parents whose children fatally overdosed on opioids are demanding Harvard remove the Sackler name from a building that housed one of its art museums.
Lawmakers on Beacon Hill are zeroing in on prescription drug prices as part of their latest attempt to rein in high health care costs.
A new study found that suspicious prescribing is "only one factor" explaining the differences in opioid overdoses and death rates across the state.
Adaptogens. Butter coffee. Essential oils. You can find them on websites ranging from Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop to Alex Jones’s Infowars. Can they curb stress, fight fatigue or make you sharper?...
Some doctors and patient advocates are concerned that the Food and Drug Administration is about to clamp down on this radical therapy.
Because of the opioid epidemic, there are too many babies born with withdrawal symptoms and not enough volunteers.