A pharmacist prepares medication at TaraVista Behavioral Health, an inpatient psychiatric center in Devens that treats patients with addiction and mental illness.

Treating addiction

Laura Finaldi |

Stigmas surrounding medications like methadone and suboxone are prevalent, but providers see them as useful tools in treating addiction.

 

Marlborough firm explores vision cures and more

By Livia Gershon |

Since its acquisition by a Japanese company just over a year ago, Astellas Institute for Regenerative Medicine (AIRM) in Marlborough has heightened expectations.

Dental access problems aired as dueling bills seek to add providers

Emily Micucci |

While policy makers and dental experts agree there are barriers to dental care in Massachusetts, they disagree about how to remove them.

Health News

Well-being center opens in Westborough

Emily Micucci |

Release Well-Being, a holistic wellness center, is opening at the site of the historic Nathan Fisher House in Westborough.

Speakers share frontline perspectives at Opioid Crisis Forum

Laura Finaldi |

Savers Bank employee Brian Keith shared his struggle with addiction with more than 150 people at the Worcester Business Journal's inaugural Massachusetts Opioid Crisis Forum on Wednesday.

Anna Maria College offers new health degree

Savannah Donohue |

Anna Maria College in Paxton announced Wednesday it's now offering a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Community Service.

DPH to hold meeting on UMass psych bed closure

Savannah Donohue |

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health will hold a public meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday at St. George Cathedral on the proposed closure of 13 inpatient psychiatric beds by UMass Memorial Medical Center.

Benefits Administration: Care coordinators fill a healthcare void

By Dr. Thomas Ebert |

Care coordinators have become an indispensable resource helping those trying to manage a chronic condition, or care for a frail loved one.

Consumer Advice: How to age-proof your home

Mike Trigilio |

The dangers the elderly face at home can be minimized or prevented with some simple changes.

 
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