Local volunteers have helped thousands of people from Western New England make their way to Washington, DC for the Women’s March, which takes place a day after Donald Trump’s inauguration.
A Springfield nonprofit had converted a former leper colony into a treatment program for opioid addicts, but without sufficient fundraising, the model proved unsustainable.
Boston University researchers believe both genetic combinations and specific patterns proteins in the blood could help predict a healthier old age.
While Massachusetts has health reform structures that predate Obamacare, health care leaders say the state relies on federal support.
Vermont’s success at reducing its moose population seems to have spared the animals from the worst effects of winter ticks, which have hit neighboring states hard.
Health care providers will be required to use electronic health records that tie into a state system. But it’s unclear how much will actually change when the law goes into effect January 1, 2017.