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Detours this weekend on Worcester commuter rail line

Grant Welker |

Commuter rail trains headed into Boston from Worcester will be stopped at the Wellesley Farms station starting Friday night and running through the weekend.

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.

Worcester pushes for Notre Dame anti-demolition extension

Grant Welker |

Worcester City councilors and preservation advocates are pressing for a further delay in a potential demolition of the long-vacant Notre Dame des Canadiens Church.

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...

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.

Debate over physician-assisted suicide raises questions about how we die

By Livia Gershon |

Doctors are re-examining whether medical aid in dying should be legal in Massachusetts, leading to bigger questions about end-of-life care.

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.

Treating addiction

Laura Finaldi |

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

Worcester area adds 1,600 jobs in February

Savannah Donohue |

The Worcester area added 1,600 jobs in February, bumping total employment to 280,300.

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