Barbara HowardJanuary 18, 2019 01:57 PM
New Boston Medical Center Study Links Pharma Marketing With Opioid Overdose DeathsA new study has found a link between the marketing of opioids by pharmaceutical companies and overdose deaths.
Arjun SinghJanuary 16, 2019 04:36 PM
In Court Filing, AG Healey Says Sackler Family Responsible For Opioid CrisisIn a 274-page memorandum, Attorney General Maura Healey says the wealthy Sackler family were drivers of the opioid crisis
Arjun SinghJanuary 16, 2019 01:34 PM
Surgeon Looks Back On Career Filled With Life, Death And Hard ChoicesIn his new book, a transplant surgeon pulls back the curtain on the opaque world of transplant surgery and provides readers with a brief history of the relatively new medical technique.
Patti NeighmondJanuary 6, 2019 07:00 AM
Is It A Nasty Cold Or The Flu?Knowing how to differentiate between symptoms of each can be important, especially if you're at high risk for flu's complications. Influenza can lead to pneumonia, hospitalization and even death.
Jason TureskyJanuary 2, 2019 04:50 PM
Facebook Is Trying To Become A Suicide Prevention ToolMedical Ethicist Art Caplan talked to Boston Public Radio about why Facebook's suicide prevention programs are not quite up to snuff.
Candice Choi | Associated PressJanuary 1, 2019 04:11 PM
Low Carb? Low Fat? What The Latest Dieting Studies Tell UsIf you're planning to try to lose weight in 2019, you're sure to find a fierce debate online and among friends and family about how best to do it.
Michelle AndrewsDecember 19, 2018 05:00 AM
Why Aren't More Users Of Opioids Or Meth Screened For Hepatitis C?As the number of people who inject drugs and share needles has soared, the rate of infection with Hep C has climbed too. Yet many drug treatment patients aren't tested for the liver-damaging virus.
Cheryl Platzman WeinstockDecember 18, 2018 10:00 AM
A New Way To Get College Students Through A Psychiatric Crisis — And Back To SchoolA partnership between a mental health care provider and colleges is redefining emergency mental health care on campus – helping students get needed care without losing track of their academic goals.
Rob SteinDecember 17, 2018 12:01 AM
Teen Vaping Soared In 2018A dramatic increase in vaping among high school students is the largest yearly change ever seen in a long-running survey tracking substance use and abuse by teens.