Describing their goal as “tiering on steroids,” the group agreed to look at ways to increase the price differential for consumers between th…
People 21 and over will be able to carry up to one ounce of marijuana in public and grow up to six plants in their home, with a maximum of 1…
At some point in their lives, most people will experience tinnitus, which is a ringing or hissing sound in the ears.
U.S. health officials have rejected an attempt by a Swedish company to remove health warnings from its smokeless tobacco pouches.
An alarming new study shows that Massachusetts isn’t putting enough money into tobacco prevention programs.
Many have had a lingering cough that’s lasted for more than two weeks and think it’s the flu, but it’s not.
Lt. Governor Polito told 22News she and Governor Baker tried to address this issue when they took office two years ago.
Type one diabetes is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin, but science is working to make that treatment …
Several state lawmakers are traveling to Minneapolis later this week to explore ways to control health care costs.
A surge in U.S infants born with symptoms of withdrawal is driven largely by rising drug use among women in rural areas.
The CDC called for an expansion of syringe access programs to help reduce the spread of infectious diseases.
“Nordic Walking” uses poles to help relieve stress on joints during exercise.
Austin health department workers hung bags of condoms and information about safe sex from trees at a park.
Key health care groups are telling the incoming Republican administration that it’s not a good idea to repeal the 2010 health care law.
Dangerous drugs are showing up on the streets in several Alabama counties.
Why juggling so many things at once can do more harm than good.
Several changes are causing the life expectancy to drop. Among them: how more people are getting sick, and addiction.
The U.S. surgeon general says electronic cigarettes are a public health threat to young people.
Secretary of State William Galvin’s office plans to deliver the official results of the Nov. 8 ballot question to the Governor’s Council for…
The tally has been pushed to new heights by soaring abuse of heroin and prescription painkillers, a class of drugs known as opioids.