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The state Department of Public Health says preliminary data shows virtually no change from 2018 to 2019 in the number of residents who overdosed and could not be revived. Examiners...
The death toll from COVID-19, the new coronavirus, has reached a new high.
Several other airlines have also suspended flights from major U.S. hubs to China.
New Hampshire is second only to West Virginia in overdose deaths from opioid addiction.
Fears are mounting in Africa, where there has yet to be one confirmed case.
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There are more than 40,500 people infected in Asia, and at least 910 people have died from the disease.
The new coronavirus has claimed more than 900 lives, surpassing the SARS epidemic that killed 774 people between 2002 and 2003.
As vaping news makes headlines, black smokers in Cleveland still struggle to quit cigarettes.
The city of Worcester is taking some innovative steps to get people who are homeless into their own places -- with the support they need in order to remain there.
"I literally ran to the hospital," said the neurologist who treated Pelletier, recounting the moment he learned that his patient's father had arrived at Boston Children's and was demanding his...
The sudden drop in customers is an ominous echo of 2003, when a different coronavirus known as SARS broke out in Asia.
If a new treatment for a rare muscular and spinal atrophy disorder works, we pay. If not, we get most -- if not all -- of our money back.
As the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak develops mainly in China, hospitals in Boston -- thousands of miles away -- try to prepare and handle patient concerns.
The bill, which will be debated in the Senate next week, would give the state notable new powers to enforce existing state and federal laws that require equitable access to...
Rules requiring sobriety at certain emergency shelters are contributing to some people who are homeless migrating to other cities.
Anew method for killing a wide range of cancers utliizes t-cell receptors within the immune system.
More than 27 million Americans were unable to obtain health insurance in 2018.
China's plan to cut tariffs on $75 billion worth of American-made goods is a sign that the trade truce with the U.S. is working.