The Lieber Institute is developing a drug that a person can take to dramatically decrease the likelihood they will have PTSD.
House cats are known to be the primary host of T. gondii, which infects various warm-blooded animals (including humans) and causes a disease…
A new study indicates that marijuana might help people struggling with addiction to heroin and other opioids.
Wanted: 60 people willing to be bitten by mosquitoes to test a new kind of vaccine — one that acts against the bugs’ saliva.
A 24-member special commission will spend the next year studying the way the state deals with behavioral health.
Ernie Scruse is the first patient to get the device here in western Massachusetts.
The drug’s growing popularity is bringing to light an unwanted side effect for a small number of heavy users.
Women’s soccer, along with football and hockey, has some of the highest rates of concussions in all of sports.
Paramedics practice skills in life-size ambulance simulator equipped with robotic patient.
All participants were free of heart failure during the study period, but about 1,700 of them developed heart failure by 2005.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health estimates close to 2,000 people lost their lives to opioid overdoses in Massachusetts in 2016.
Research found declines in states that passed laws allowing gays to marry before the Supreme Court made it legal nationwide.
New statistics from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health show opioid-related deaths in the state are on the rise.
Sargento has expanded its recall to include fourteen products due to a possible listeria contamination.
Before this technique became a concern the FDA to announce it would regulate e-cigarettes the same way it regulates other tobacco products.
Mumps was once a childhood rite of passage, but that all changed with the arrival of a vaccine in the late 1960s.
Worldwide, roughly two dozen have been done, about half of them in the U.S. Four recipients have died.
Proper handwashing is one of the best ways to protect ourselves against cold and flu viruses, yet many people don’t lather and scrub.
Unintentional opioid-related overdose deaths likely rose for a sixth consecutive year in Massachusetts.
In 2015 the state’s Supreme Judicial Court ruled it unconstitutional to impose residency restrictions on sex offenders.