Zogenix claims its drug is no more dangerous than any other opiate painkiller.
Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal is expressing frustration at the pace of the federal permitting process involved in re-opening the former North Adams Regional Hospital. The …
Western Massachusetts cities and towns are totaling up the cost of snow and ice removal from roadways after a busy winter.
Both states’ snow removal costs went beyond their budgets, though more so in Massachusetts than Connecticut.
Massachusetts reported job gains last month everywhere except for the Pittsfield area, a region in western Massachusetts that includes 14 towns stretching from Hancock to Becket.
Sovaldi has been found to be remarkably effective in curing most patients with common forms of hepatitis C in a matter of months. But the clinical success comes at a high price.
Even as investment in education technology grows, teachers say free tools are just as effective as paid ones.
Most of us aren’t as maleficent as the fairy in “Sleeping Beauty,” but we’re still apt to spite others, even at risk of harming ourselves. Psychologists are trying to figure out why.
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April 18, 2014
Supreme Judicial Court chief justice nominee Ralph Gants on Thursday pledged to improve access to justice for all residents and to focus the courts on “problem solving” and sentencing practices that both punish criminals and reduce instances of reoffending.
Over at Springfield’s High School of Science and Technology this week, dozens of students from the Sci-Tech Band rehearsed with members of the Young at Heart chorus — ages 75 to 92 — for an upcoming inter-generational musical mashup!
Post Traumatic-Stress Disorder is a fairly common diagnosis among veterans returning from battle in Iraq and Afghanistan. But the psychological impact of war on soldiers is hardly new.
Neuroscientists at Harvard believe they’ve found a biomarker for stress, using data collected before and after the bombing.
April 11, 2014
The sounds of Kris Allen on his alto sax can be heard this weekend in Lee, Massachusetts. Allen is an Artist in Residence at Williams College. Alongside some of his students, he’ll perform as part of a Jazz Appreciation Month in the Berkshires of Massachusetts.
Only one female Democrat holds a governor’s office: New Hampshire’s Maggie Hassan. Advocates are determined to add to the total. And their best opportunity, it appears, is in New England.
The trial of Ayyub Abdul Alim began this week in Springfield. More than two years ago he was arrested and charged with illegal possession of a loaded firearm, which he says city police planted on him. Police say otherwise and a group of activists have taken up his case.
Before last January most people across the nation would have said “maple syrup,” “fall foliage” or “skiing” when asked to list the images that come to mind when they think of Vermont. Now “heroin” might also be on that list.