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Lisa Russell was hit by a car a year and a half ago. A longtime rower, she's now redefining her approach to ability as she recovers.
The governor's proposal would also penalize excessive drug price increases and limit surprise emergency billing.
Nick Messitte was a proud pothead for decades. That is, until he tried to stop and couldn't.
The settlement would resolve thousands of cases against drug distributors and manufacturers involving opioids.
Juul recently announced it would stop sales of its fruity flavored e-cigarettes.
Women and people who menstruate spend an estimated $150 million a year on average just on the sales tax for tampons and pads.
"To have this animal walk by and, you know, offer you its unconditional love. That tail wag has the ability to make that day, and I see that all the...
If you've watched Democratic presidential debates, you've heard of Medicare for All. But there’s little information about what the system might mean for your costs. So we created a basic...
For our analysis, we used three tax rates -- 11.5%, 15% and 18% -- to calculate what health care might cost our four Massachusetts individuals and families if the Unites...
Doctors have long assumed common steroid injections for knee and hip arthritis were safe; a small but growing body of evidence suggests they might make arthritis worse.
A closer look at a growing health trend that focuses on spending time surrounded by nature.
Autumn is a favorite season for many of us, but to be sure your leaf-peeping adventure doesn't turn hazardous, watch out for small dangers lurking among the changing leaves.
The Department of Public Health announced that it has now reported a total of 29 cases — 10 confirmed and 19 probable — to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...
A doctor in Cleveland is trying to rebuild trust in the black community.
So far this year, 12 people have contracted Eastern equine encephalitis virus in Massachusetts, and as of Friday, four of those people have died from the disease.
Geriatrician Louise Aronson argues age isn't the right criteria to judge a potential president on, especially as Americans live longer.
It only takes a few minutes, writes Dr. Richard Leiter, and it may allow your loved ones to protect you when you’re most vulnerable.
One Denver hospital has been grappling with what it calls "stranded" patients who no longer need medical care but have nowhere safe to go.
A new diagnostic tool that identifies bacteria quickly might fight antibiotic resistance.
The data includes information from insurance claims, surveys from treatment programs and patients sharing their experiences. Organizers hope it will form the basis for a nationwide ratings system for opioid...