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Three paint buckets filled with uranium ore were found sitting in the Grand Canyon's museum collection's basement, potentially exposing visitors to unsafe levels of radiation.
Some pediatricians are recommending having kids tested, either by using at home kits, or going to labs that now offer the service.
With a one-year timeline to find a permanent CEO, Partners HealthCare on Monday named Dr. Anne Klibanski, its chief academic officer since 2012, as interim president and CEO.
Scientists say they may have found a way to curb the appetite of disease-transmitting mosquitoes — by feeding them human hunger suppressants.
State health officials want to protect people who take drugs like PrEP to prevent transmission of HIV from being denied health insurance.
Massachusetts has agreed to participate in a new rating system that is being developed to measure the quality of addiction treatment programs.
Hernandez spent three years with the New England Patriots before his 2013 arrest on the first of three homicide charges. The Patriots terminated his $40 million contract, and he never...
The battle over work that led to the Nobel Prize involves issues of scientific credit, honesty and reliability, one expert says, and "if you add money to the mix, it...
There's an estimated 2.4 million LGBT people age 50 and older, according to the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law.
Health officials blame the measles outbreak in Washington on people who refuse to vaccinate. GOP state Rep. Paul Harris hopes his bill will help address the problem.
Aaron Leibowitz, who covers the Boston courts for Law360, joined Morning Edition to talk about the Insys trial.
The latest quarterly state data show 4 percent fewer fatalities in 2018 as compared to 2017. But, while the number of deaths dropped in 2018, overdose-related 911 calls increased.
Liyna Anwar is battling leukemia and desperately needs a blood stem cell transplant. Her ethnic background is proving to be a challenge in finding a donor match.
Ebola deaths top 500 in Congo. We have a report from the frontlines.
Measles cases mount in the Pacific Northwest, where vaccination rates are among the lowest in the nation. Now, lawmakers want to tighten some of those personal belief exemptions.
Lip smacking, turning pages and scratching — they're all part of a phenomenon called ASMR. We look at why millions are captivated by these "brain tingles."
The country's health ministry says there have been more than 800 cases and more than 500 deaths.
Massachusetts is advising life and disability insurers not to deny coverage to good Samaritans who carry the overdose-reversal drug naloxone.
More than 500,000 people in the U.S. experience homeless on any given night. But many shelters only provide a brief roof over their heads.