The opioid epidemic continues to take lives in Massachusetts, and local organizations want our leaders to do more to stop it.
Prosecutors say 116 prescriptions were written through Dr. Frank Stirlacci’s office, even though the doctor was in prison at the time.
Blurred vision, dry eyes, headaches, and neck pain are the symptoms of computer vision syndrome.
National cancer institute says there were about 13,000 new cases of cervical cancer in the U.S. last year and 4,120 cervical cancer deaths.
Researchers at Oregon State University have made a breakthrough discovery that could save millions of lives.
The future of the Affordable Care Act is unclear, stirring up financial and medical concerns for many consumers.
Schools are going beyond “Just Say No” as they teach students as young as kindergartners about the dangers of opioids.
More than 20 state lawmakers were in Chicopee on Friday morning, to hear from staff volunteers and clients of human service agencies.
A person has committed suicide and broadcast it live online three times since December.
You know how old you are on paper, but how old are you biologically? Researchers say that may depend on how active you are.
One case of MRSA has been detected at the Department of Youth Service Center in Westfield.
Baker’s plan includes an assessment on certain employers without at least 80 percent of their workers covered by employer-sponsored health c…
Scientists have grown human cells inside pig embryos, a very early step toward the goal of growing livers and other human organs in animals.
The first harvest from a new hydroponic food system in Springfield will be ready by the end of January.
Have your New Year’s resolutions to exercise taken a nose dive?
Overall cancer rates are down in the U.S., but there are clusters of higher rates across the country.
An event Wednesday night highlighted the importance of discussing the dangers of drugs with kids, to prevent addiction before it starts.
Agawam mayor says the U.S. Department of Agriculture waited too long to tell officials the cause of dead birds falling from the sky.
According to the state’s report card, Massachusetts has some of the strongest laws on smoking at work and taxes cigarettes at a high rate.
The American Lung Association has released new ratings on state efforts to help prevent smoking.