Congressional hearing examines spike in overdose deaths; 52,000 died in 2015, a 24 percent increase from the previous year.
The New York State Department of Health says a Saratoga resident died after contracting the Powassan Virus, a tick-borne illness.
The LymeSeq test could change the way you are tested for Lyme disease.
The American Red Cross issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donors earlier this month.
You may know how to spot poison ivy, but poison sumac is another plant you want to look out for.
The discovery in Boston comes after mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile in the Berkshire County town of Richmond.
The hospital has received an American Heart Association and American Stroke Association achievement award.
The board of health met Monday to discuss the possibility of raising the legal age to purchase cigarettes from 18 to 21.
About 100,000 people in the U.S., mostly blacks, have the disorder and about 275,000 babies are born with it each year worldwide.
Claire is one of 70,000 people worldwide, 30,000 in the United States alone, who live with cystic fibrosis, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation e…
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The hospital says the new emergency department will allow for more efficient and private patient care.
The parents of Pete Frates, who is living with ALS, have said his medical bills can reach $80,000 to $95,000 each month.
The American Red Cross says they are facing a critical blood shortage.
A reports by State Auditor Suzanne Bump says the state’s healthcare system has significant disparities for low-income and minority residents…
Mike Borecki walked from Springfield to Palmer and back Monday, for a cause that he is passionate about.
A new era at Holyoke Medical Center begins this week, with the opening of their new $25 million emergency department.
Frates was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in 2012. The disease, also called Lou Gehrig’s Disease, weakens muscles.
The heavy rain that has erased last summer’s drought has put public health officials on alert as summer begins to unfold.
22News examines ways you can stay safe and clean as you prepare your Fourth of July cookout.