Massachusetts lawmakers are considering raising the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21, but not everybody thinks it’s a good idea.
Apple wants to give developers a template and set standards to build health apps where patients can input symptoms and track their progress.
Minnesota authorities investigating the death of the rock-star Prince say he had opioid medication with him when he was discovered.
While it’s clear that social isolation can raise all sorts of mental health concerns, a new study finds it can also impact your heart.
Agawam school committee considers a controversial approach to end a local and statewide epidemic.
The Springfield City Council approved construction of a new $27-million heat and power plant for Baystate Health Systems.
For those mired in the eternal quest for health and happiness, there’s some good news. Harvard is on the case.
Its complexity and sheer variety of uses offer huge potential in the burgeoning, multi-billion dollar field of personalized medicine.
Vaccine development is a slow process in large part because it needs to keep test subjects, and those who will get the vaccine, safe.
A type of bacteria that kills mosquito larvae will be sprayed from a helicopter flying over East Longmeadow Thursday morning.
Medical exemptions require a doctor’s approval, but religious exemptions are with the parent’s permission.
Thanks to new research, the drug LSD could be returning to its roots as a treatment for psychiatric disorders.
Posting prom pictures, how someone got asked and prom events, contributes to feelings of social isolation for some.
Experts are spreading the word, trying to prevent the spread of disease. But, not all parents are on board.
Thunderstorm phobia can cause pets to hide for hours, chew things up or even become aggressive during a storm.
The state is giving $2-million to school districts that want to test for lead in their drinking water.