A surprising result in a new study finds that plants not originally from the United States, called non-natives, are more widespread than native plants. Bethany […]
In a follow-up to the documentary, “The Path To Primary Care,” advocates for front-line medicine come up with ways to attract more med students to the field, including classic activist tactics, and systemic changes in how offices practice medicine.
Among the flurry of bills signed by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick before he left office, was legislation offering band parents the option to have their […]
Although informants helped university police make drug arrests, a working group determined the policy’s harms outweighed the benefits.
UConn psychiatrist is among those urging more individualized treatment for chronic pain.
The Caring Health Center is preparing for group visits that offer more time to patients.
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.
This coming season should be a good one for maple syrup producers in New England. That’s the word from Joshua Rapp, who co-authored a Tufts […]
Governor-elect Charlie Baker prepares for the state budget and his remaining cabinet appointments.
The Massachusetts Medical Society says reclassification would make it easier to study the plant’s medical properties.
Clinicians reported feeling less empathy towards patients whose disorders were explained through genetics and brain chemistry.
UMass-Amherst professor worked with Johns Hopkins on new statistical tool to help hospitals determine when flu season starts and ends.
Marylou Sudders was previously state commissioner of mental health and head of the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.
Two witnesses for the prosecution say their initial testimony was coerced by police.
State officials are concerned by the spread of an invasive beetle, the emerald ash borer.