Alanna Durkin Richer| Associated PressDecember 13, 2018 02:53 PM
5 Convicted, 1 Acquitted In Meningitis Outbreak CaseFour former employees and an owner of the Massachusetts facility responsible for a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people and sickened hundreds were convicted Thursday.
Alison KodjakDecember 10, 2018 03:26 PM
Research Gaps Leave Doctors Guessing About Treatments For Pregnant WomenTo protect a developing fetus from experimental drugs or treatments that might cause birth defects, pregnant women aren't included in many clinical trials. But that limits the safety evidence, too.
Jason TureskyDecember 7, 2018 02:48 PM
Chinese Scientist Criticized For Editing Babies' GenesMedical ethicist Art Caplan said he thinks scientist He Jiankui was wrong to edit the genes of twin baby girls.
Rob SteinDecember 7, 2018 05:20 AM
Outrage Intensifies Over Claims Of Gene-Edited BabiesConcerns over a Chinese scientist's claim that he created the first gene-edited babies grow with more questions about whether it worked and the possible harm he may have inflicted on the twin girls.
Marilyn SchairerDecember 6, 2018 01:40 PM
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Conducts Full-Scale Mass Casualty DrillThe drill mimicked a mass shooting at a fictitious nearby college and involved hundreds of staffers and dozens of actors.
Steve LeBlanc | Associated PressNovember 29, 2018 09:25 PM
U.S. Attorney Warning Doctors About Prescribing OpioidsThe top federal prosecutor in Mass. has sent letters to a number of medical professionals warning them that their prescribing practices have raised red flags in the state's effort to combat opioid addiction.
Arun RathNovember 29, 2018 09:16 PM
New Feeding Tube Design Could Limit Food OptionsUsers of feeding tubes are concerned that a new feeding tube connector, called ENfit, will prevent them from using home-cooked blended foods.
Matthew Perrone | Associated PressNovember 26, 2018 01:06 PM
FDA To Overhaul Long-Criticized Medical Device SystemU.S. health officials said Monday they plan to overhaul the nation's decades-old system for approving most medical devices.
Barbara HowardNovember 16, 2018 05:32 PM
A Doctor Explains Why Medical Professionals Are Speaking Out Against Gun ViolenceDr. Peter Masiakos of Mass General Hospital describes what it is like to have to tell parents that their child has died.