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- 12/21/18--15:19: _Penalties For Hospi...
- 12/22/18--07:10: _Michigan Files Murd...
- 12/23/18--07:55: _AG Healey: Family T...
- 12/26/18--07:24: _Looking Back At Mas...
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- 12/12/18--09:14: Doctor Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter In Opioid Death
- 12/13/18--02:37: Researchers Develop Portable Diagnostic Test For Ebola And Malaria
- 12/21/18--15:19: Penalties For Hospital Readmissions May Boost Deaths, Study Finds
- 12/26/18--07:24: Looking Back At Massachusetts Health Care News In 2018
- 12/28/18--13:01: Game Changers: 5 Diet Studies That Made A Difference
- 12/29/18--10:36: Average Life Expectancy Of Massachusetts Residents Ticks Up
- 12/31/18--09:02: Recapping The Massachusetts Opioid Epidemic In 2018
The Attorney General's office says it's the first time the state has charged a doctor with manslaughter for an opioid overdose death.
The study finds that the top medical training programs have inconsistent family leave policies for residents.
A new portable, battery-powered diagnostic test could allow public health officials to test for Ebola, malaria and other diseases in less than 30 minutes.
Older runners decline with age more slowly than people think. And they may still be able to set new records in the marathon in the future.
State officials say teen vaping is "an epidemic" that requires more adult attention and action.
After the 34-year-old suffered a stroke in Kansas, doctors there arranged for her to be transferred to a Boston hospital, via an Angel MedFlight Learjet. The woman and her father believed the cost of the medical flight would be covered by her private insurance. Then they got the bill.
For the first time in at least a decade, the rate of uninsured children in Massachusetts rose in 2017.
A sex educator says the TV series' heartthrob male lead could help disabuse students of the notion that asking for consent is "not hot."
The federal government is using penalties to curb hospital readmissions but a JAMA study suggests those incentives are hurting patients.
The state's attorney general filed second-degree murder charges against a pharmacist and the co-founder of a Massachusetts pharmacy blamed for a fatal meningitis outbreak.
Healey accused members of the Sackler family, who own Purdue, of fueling abuse of the deadly painkiller OxyContin.
CommonHealth editor Carey Goldberg looks back at healthcare in 2018 and what's to come in 2019.
Words of wisdom from the National Weight Control Registry: Yes, most weight-loss efforts don't work long-term, but we do know the several elements common to people who successfully lose weight and keep it off.
From saturated fat to sugary drinks, several studies have been so pivotal that they changed the nutrition field's thinking.
For those hoping to live a long life, Massachusetts might be a good option.
More people are signing up for insurance through the Massachusetts Health Connector.
While there is hope, there is still much concern as Massachusetts finishes another year plagued by the opioid epidemic. To look back at the state's health care in 2018 and what's lies ahead in 2019, Deborah Becker talks to WBUR's Martha Bebinger.
You're probably making data-poor snap judgments more often than you think, this post from 'The Conversation" suggests.
How would it affect your medical care -- and your life -- if your DNA were analyzed when you were born? Boston researchers trying to answer that question find a surprising number of babies with genes linked to childhood disease risk.
Arlington Police Chief Fred Ryan is retiring after 33 years in law enforcement. He talks about the sea change he's seen in the way police approach crime and addiction.