New specialty court was created to help families as a parent pursues treatment for substance abuse issues.
Health officials in New Haven are warning about a tainted batch of heroin which has caused more than a dozen overdoses and two deaths.
Holyoke Medical Center wants to remind you that there is always a need for blood, especially during the summer time.
Before you take a dip in your local pool, health experts warn you could be opening yourself up to germs.
An unusual fitness craze called Laughter Yoga is sweeping the nation, and you can take part in the Capital Region.
Parents have opted for the flu mist nasal spray as an alternative for the injected flu vaccine, but a new report says the spray is ineffecti…
Urgent Care centers are more appropriate for cuts, bruises, scrapes, minor broken bones and cold or flu illnesses.
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Greenfield health officials are considering to start a needle exchange program to combat the rise of Hepatitis C infections.
The nasal spray version of the annual flu vaccine failed to protect kids again last year, the latest in a string of failures.
Your morning cup of coffee may not be giving you the jolt of energy you’re expecting. This is especially true if you’re tired.
Now that it’s summer vacation, schools are still offering ways students can get those healthy meals.
So far, 15 children have died in hot cars this year. What actually happens when the body reaches hyperthermic levels?
Ohio teenager dies after contracting a brain-eating amoeba while swimming on a recent church trip.
Colorado doctor creates “Helmet Heads” program to teach kids the importance of bicycle helmets.
Four different companies have applied for medical marijuana dispensary licenses in Amherst.
Parents often see their kids hunched over with their faces glued to a screen, whether it’s a smart phone, tablet or hand-held game.
Four separate companies have submitted proposals, two of the four have already received a special town zoning permit.
Debilitating Medical Condition Treatment Centers Incorporated wants to build a dispensary on Beaulieu Street near Springdale Park.
The gold standard of treatment, buprenorphine, marketed as Suboxone, is taken orally, but patients don’t always follow instructions.