This week, a state commission in Massachusetts will meet to set the official health care cost benchmark.
Flotation therapy has been shown to help some sufferers of depression, anxiety and stress, but scientists agree more research is needed for many other advertised claims.
This Wednesday is the deadline to register to vote in the November election in Massachusetts.
The House unveils its budget, Baker signs the solar bill, plus: the ten-year anniversary of RomneyCare.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
The Norman Rockwell ideal of a grandfatherly doctor making housecalls is long gone. It’s been replaced with busy group practices that usher through patients in 15-minute increments. But even that model is struggling. There simply aren’t enough primary care doctors, period. In this year-long reporting project, we follow a group of Western Massachusetts residents as they weigh their career options and decide whether to enter this fraught field.
The bill is a compromise between nurses and hospitals hashed out by Sen. Stan Rosenberg.
Even in a high-coverage state like Massachusetts, some people fall through the cracks.
Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire is calling for an investigation into the scam that’s hit health care practices throughout the region.
Coakley, who grew up in North Adams, made the comments Tuesday afternoon outside the mayor’s office.