Schools are going beyond “Just Say No” as they teach students as young as kindergartners about the dangers of opioids.
More than 20 state lawmakers were in Chicopee on Friday morning, to hear from staff volunteers and clients of human service agencies.
A person has committed suicide and broadcast it live online three times since December.
You know how old you are on paper, but how old are you biologically? Researchers say that may depend on how active you are.
One case of MRSA has been detected at the Department of Youth Service Center in Westfield.
Baker’s plan includes an assessment on certain employers without at least 80 percent of their workers covered by employer-sponsored health c…
Scientists have grown human cells inside pig embryos, a very early step toward the goal of growing livers and other human organs in animals.
The first harvest from a new hydroponic food system in Springfield will be ready by the end of January.
Have your New Year’s resolutions to exercise taken a nose dive?
Overall cancer rates are down in the U.S., but there are clusters of higher rates across the country.
An event Wednesday night highlighted the importance of discussing the dangers of drugs with kids, to prevent addiction before it starts.
Agawam mayor says the U.S. Department of Agriculture waited too long to tell officials the cause of dead birds falling from the sky.
According to the state’s report card, Massachusetts has some of the strongest laws on smoking at work and taxes cigarettes at a high rate.
The American Lung Association has released new ratings on state efforts to help prevent smoking.
President Trump’s pledge to repeal and replace Obamacare is compelling many women to take action.
Many of us try to save time by working on multiple things at a time, but that may not actually be as productive as we think.
It’s the stomach bug that can keep you down for days: The symptoms of Norovirus are debilitating.
Americans in certain parts of the country are dying from cancer at rising rates, even as the cancer death rate nationwide continues to fall.
Andrews refused to quit working following two procedures to treat cervical cancer. Doctors believe she will not need radiation or chemothera…
Cosmetic manufacturers are phasing out exfoliating microbeads as a full ban of the ingredient nears.