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A new survey shows 55% of Black patients said they feel like they must be very careful about their appearance to be treated fairly at medical visits. more
In an emergency lawsuit and the first since Texas banned most abortions, Kate Cox asked to end her pregnancy because the fetus won't survive. more
State Representative Carlos González hosted a meeting with Health and Human Services Secretary Kate Walsh to discuss how to support the well-being of people throughout western Massachusetts. more
The supplemental budget passed Tuesday, without Republican support, and was sent to Governor Maura Healey to sign. more
Only about a dozen programs in the nation provide long-term behavioral health treatment for kids under 10, according to the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs. more
Privacy advocates have long warned that sharing DNA with testing companies like 23andMe and Ancestry makes consumers vulnerable to the exposure of sensitive genetic information that can reveal health … more
Prosecutors say a German man accused of forming an armed group to oppose government measures against the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021 has been arrested in Portugal. more
“We had to come up with a tool that would allow patients to feel like they had an answer and they knew what to do.” The post Take the test: New MGH study shows a high ‘Brain Care Score’ … more
Providence Portland Medical Center and Providence St. Vincent Medical Center announced a transition to a new anesthesia service provider: Sound Physicians.          more
From driving for a rideshare service to freelancing online, the rise of the gig economy has provided countless opportunities for people to earn income. Being able to create your own schedule and … more
Three local hospitals rank among the best in the country for maternity care​, according to a new report. more
The state law that allows for these removals, known as petitions for emergency evaluation, is meant to be limited to people with severe mental illness.          more
Affected products were predominantly sent to New York, New Jersey and Connecticut between Sept. 26, 2023 and Nov. 28, 2023. more
The state replaced the COVID dashboard with a new respiratory virus dashboard that tracks hospital admissions, deaths, and test positivity rates for COVID and influenza side-by-side, marking COVID's … more
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A new Connecticut General Assembly council is seeking to change the way domestic violence survivors navigate the criminal justice system and tip the scales on a public health crisis that has claimed … more
Kids Crossing, a nonprofit that licenses foster parents, recently started a tutoring program to help kids regulate their brains and focus on school more
By Ronnie Cohen | KFF Health News | Special to the OBSERVER (KFF) – For Briana Jones, a young Black mother in San Francisco, a city program called the Abundant Birth Project has been a … more
Gov. Jay Inslee said fentanyl is the nuclear weapon of opioids. He worked with first responders, community members and students to create the proposal. more
Authorities said that the teen fell into a coma on Sept. 19 after taking a counterfeit Oxycodone pill that was laced with fentanyl. She later died in the hospital.          more
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