The teen birth rate for Massachusetts in 2012 is the lowest ever recorded in the state, but there is still a big gap across the Commonwealth…
The FDA approved the first screening test for colon cancer that uses patients’ DNA to help spot potentially deadly tumors and growths.
When we think of ticks, we mostly think about lyme disease, but there’s one tick whose bite may leave you with a bad taste for burgers.
Improved tackling techniques may offer some protection from severe concussions.
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is focusing a spotlight on an online tool that flagged a “mystery hemorrhagic fever” before the World Heal…
The nation’s top credit score provider plans to use a new credit scoring method where medical debt will have less of an impact on your credi…
Medical researchers found that graduates with high debt balances had a greater likelihood of high blood pressure and depression.
Meredith was active and healthy so, what caused the 12yr-old’s life to be cut tragically short? It’s a question her parents want answered.
A YMCA camp counselor was sitting in a field with 10 of her campers when the rabid fox approached.
You may have seen people dousing themselves with ice water on social media this week. Now a Wilbraham man has accepted the challenge.
Penalized for violations of air quality, hazardous waste and industrial wastewater regulations at its facility.
The Obama administration has given Massachusetts the green light to continue developing its state-based health insurance exchange for a Nove…
It’s called the Eaze-Up App and allows customers to order medical marijuana and track the delivery to their home.
The move comes amid an Ebola outbreak in West Africa that health officials warn could sicken more people than all previous outbreaks.
CDC officials say that scientists are “months or at least a year” away from significant quantities of a treatment or vaccine for Ebola.
Too much of the sun’s UV rays can damage our skin’s DNA causing some parts to literally get glued together and malfunction.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Tom Frieden agrees that the number of people who have been infected with Ebola is li…