Opioids can be critical for managing extreme pain but can also lead to addiction and deadly overdoses.
Six generic drug-makers artificially inflated and manipulated prices to reduce competition for an antibiotic and oral diabetes medication.
A new generation of harder-to-manipulate opioids that have racked up billions in sales, even though there’s little proof they reduce rates o…
In raising the minimum age, Deerfield is joining nearby Greenfield, Montague, and Leverett.
Does microwaving food destroy many of the nutrients? Can it be harmful?
According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention two out of five Americans have received their flu shot.
With more and more people using the attention-siphoning devices — the typical American checks his or her smartphone once every six-and-a-ha…
Originally, in 2011, the Environmental Working Group filed a formal request with the FDA to investigate the marketing practices of more than…
Describing their goal as “tiering on steroids,” the group agreed to look at ways to increase the price differential for consumers between th…
People 21 and over will be able to carry up to one ounce of marijuana in public and grow up to six plants in their home, with a maximum of 1…
At some point in their lives, most people will experience tinnitus, which is a ringing or hissing sound in the ears.
U.S. health officials have rejected an attempt by a Swedish company to remove health warnings from its smokeless tobacco pouches.
An alarming new study shows that Massachusetts isn’t putting enough money into tobacco prevention programs.
Many have had a lingering cough that’s lasted for more than two weeks and think it’s the flu, but it’s not.
Lt. Governor Polito told 22News she and Governor Baker tried to address this issue when they took office two years ago.
Type one diabetes is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin, but science is working to make that treatment …
Several state lawmakers are traveling to Minneapolis later this week to explore ways to control health care costs.
A surge in U.S infants born with symptoms of withdrawal is driven largely by rising drug use among women in rural areas.
The CDC called for an expansion of syringe access programs to help reduce the spread of infectious diseases.
“Nordic Walking” uses poles to help relieve stress on joints during exercise.