Doctors say they want to make sure there’s a balance between pain relief and risk reduction.
Even in a high-coverage state like Massachusetts, some people fall through the cracks.
The sweeping plan would make it harder both to prescribe certain opiates, and to deny treatment to addicts.
Claims salary payments too high and paperwork missing, among other discrepancies.
Consumer advocates are hoping for a better roll out than occurred last Fall.
Mass.gov director apologizes for misstep.
Governor makes announcement at downtown campus location.
The extended release drug brings into sharp relief the struggle between chronic pain and opioid addiction.
A middle school social worker in Holyoke has created a replica of a Puerto Rican rainforest in his classroom — and found the effects to be as much therapeutic as educational.
They say they’d rather err on the side of caution in prescribing the new painkiller.
Zogenix claims its drug is no more dangerous than any other opiate painkiller.
One runner from Montague describes new spirit of the marathon.
Neuroscientists at Harvard believe they’ve found a biomarker for stress, using data collected before and after the bombing.
Baystate Medical Center in Springfield tries to contain the impact of the first measles case in Western Massachusetts in decades.
Su Meck’s traumatic brain injury wiped out all her memories before she was 22, and they never came back.