Prosecutors say that Dr. Fernando Jayma, a Ludlow physician, was the number-two prescriber of oxycodone in the entire state.
Minnesota’s two licensed medical marijuana manufacturers have lost a combined $11 million in two years of legal sales.
The bill would also add e-cigarettes to the existing smoke-free workplace law and prohibit health care institutions
The American Heart Association hosted an event in Westfield to help raise money for research in to heart disease.
Avocado Hand: when the quest for good guacamole goes terribly wrong and lands you in the hospital.
Red Robin onion rings and night lights were also recalled this week due to undeclared milk and a fire hazard, respectively.
New Hepatitis C infections nearly tripled in the U.S. between 2010 and 2015, according to a report released Thursday by the CDC
If you suffer from allergies, the fluffy balls that have been floating around the air are a good sign.
The outbreak could test a recently developed experimental Ebola vaccine that WHO says could be used in emergencies.
Hampden County is getting a failing grade when it comes to public health. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ranked Hampden County 14 out of…
Unique issues facing military veterans and the support services available in Western Massachusetts.
Two determined people who met at the gym supported each other’s journey to lose weight, are now getting married!
The mosquito-borne virus wasn’t considered a major health threat until the 2015 outbreak.
One in 13 children has a food allergy–the most common are nuts, wheat, milk, egg, soy and fish.
In just five years, the number of Hepatitis-C infections in pregnant women has nearly doubled, and experts say it’s likely because of the op…
The idea is to allow bystanders to provide immediate assistance to someone who might be having an overdose.
The governor says that the proposal would hit low-income residents particularly hard.
Some ticks carry the Powassan virus, which affects the brain and could lead to death.
An average of 38 people per week died of opioids in 2016 with fentanyl contributing substantially to the death toll, according to data relea…
New survey finds nearly 40 percent of parents don’t require their children to wear a helmet when biking, skating or riding other outdoor toy…