Seven-year-old Lexi recently wrote a book about her mom Alicia, who died about eight months ago.
Find out what’s being done to increase the availability of renewable and sustainable energy and decrease the dependence on fossil fuels.
NASA scientists hope the new map will help the U.S. target future search-and-destroy missions for infected mosquitos.
Birth rates are falling dramatically for black and Hispanic teenagers, but they continue to be much higher than the birth rate for white tee…
Community leaders, residents and health officials held a town hall meeting to deal with opioid addiction in Springfield.
A mumps outbreak at a Massachusetts college is causing concern that the infectious disease is making a comeback.
Apple wants to give developers a template and set standards to build health apps where patients can input symptoms and track their progress.
Massachusetts lawmakers are considering raising the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21, but not everybody thinks it’s a good idea.
Minnesota authorities investigating the death of the rock-star Prince say he had opioid medication with him when he was discovered.
While it’s clear that social isolation can raise all sorts of mental health concerns, a new study finds it can also impact your heart.
Agawam school committee considers a controversial approach to end a local and statewide epidemic.
The Springfield City Council approved construction of a new $27-million heat and power plant for Baystate Health Systems.
For those mired in the eternal quest for health and happiness, there’s some good news. Harvard is on the case.
Its complexity and sheer variety of uses offer huge potential in the burgeoning, multi-billion dollar field of personalized medicine.
Vaccine development is a slow process in large part because it needs to keep test subjects, and those who will get the vaccine, safe.
A type of bacteria that kills mosquito larvae will be sprayed from a helicopter flying over East Longmeadow Thursday morning.
Medical exemptions require a doctor’s approval, but religious exemptions only require a parent’s say-so.
Thanks to new research, the drug LSD could be returning to its roots as a treatment for psychiatric disorders.
Posting prom pictures, how someone got asked and prom events, contributes to feelings of social isolation for some.
Experts are spreading the word, trying to prevent the spread of disease. But, not all parents are on board.