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A health care economist argues against the now-approved merger of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lahey Health.
With a new generation of gene-edited food on the way, it's time to ask: If a label promises you better nutrition through CRISPR, how do you feel about that?
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson learns more from nutritionist and author Keri Gans about the booming business of products like cleansing teas, detox packets and shakes.
The top federal prosecutor in Massachusetts has sent letters to a number of doctors and medical professionals in the state warning them that their prescribing practices have raised red flags...
On Morning Edition, Bob Oakes spoke with two people about the supposed genetically edited babies, with Daniel Suarez, a science fiction writer who focuses on the potential impact of gene...
Massachusetts must continue to treat the opioid epidemic like a public health crisis rather than a criminal justice issue, write Iván Espinoza-Madrigal and Lauren Sampson.
The attorney general's conditions include limits on annual price increases for the next seven years.
A person born in 2017 can now expect to live 78.6 years, which is a small but significant drop from the year before.
In August, Bridge Over Troubled Waters opened a two-family home to a few youth and young adults without places to call home.
Students born in August, right before the enrollment cutoff, had a 34 percent higher rate of ADHD diagnosis than their older classmates, according to new research. The results may reflect...
Attorney General Maura Healey is investigating the way hospitals bill patients for visits to doctors' offices and urgent care centers.
The former opioid sales executive admitted Wednesday in Boston's federal court to participating in a nationwide conspiracy to bribe doctors to prescribe a highly addictive fentanyl spray.
The CDC says some romaine lettuce is safe to eat after an E. Coli outbreak. While some stores are opting to start selling the produce, others never stopped.
It wasn't long ago that advanced melanoma was a death sentence. Now, researchers have found a way to harness the body's own immune system to effectively fight cancer.
A new report says spinal stimulators, thought to be a safe way to manage pain without opioids, can actually be dangerous.
At least three diabetics died last year from rationing insulin, a flashpoint in the battle to reduce stratospheric U.S. drug prices.
Lenny White always wanted a job that would bring him purpose. After becoming a barber, he realized his trims could offer so much more to men with dementia.
Your college student came home for Thanksgiving and didn’t go back to campus. We’ll look at when college students come home to stay.
Feng Zhang, a biological engineer at the Broad Institute, says he has major concerns about the gene editing technique a Chinese scientist says he used on human embryos.
Scientist He Jiankui says he used the gene-editing technique CRISPR to modify the embryos of the two babies and give them the ability to resist HIV.