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Friday, Feb 23, 2018 at 12:50 AM EST

20 More Flu-Related Deaths Reported in Connecticut

20 More Flu-Related Deaths Reported in Connecticut

Another 20 flu-related deaths have been reported in Connecticut in the last week.

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 06:55 PM EST

Surge in Opioid Overdoses Prompts Warning in Lowell

Surge in Opioid Overdoses Prompts Warning in Lowell

An increase in opioid overdoses over the last few days has prompted officials in Lowell, Massachusetts to send a warning to area residents.

Sunday, Feb 18, 2018 at 06:49 PM EST

Penn State Dance Marathon Raises Over $10 Million for Children With Cancer

Penn State Dance Marathon Raises Over $10 Million for Children With Cancer

Hundreds of hardy Penn State students raised more than $10.1 million for pediatric cancer patients in the annual 46-hour dance marathon known as Thon. The $10,151,663.93 total was announced Sunday afternoon at...

Sunday, Feb 18, 2018 at 03:19 PM EST

New England Senators Push for Universal Flu Vaccine

New England Senators Push for Universal Flu Vaccine

The new legislation, proposed by Connecticut U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey and several other fellow senators, comes as preliminary figures released Friday suggest the current vaccine...

Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 at 12:48 AM EST

Liposuction to Erase Joint Pain

Liposuction to Erase Joint Pain

A new procedure could provide relief for millions suffering from joint pain from tendon injuries.

Friday, Feb 16, 2018 at 09:16 PM EST

Flu Season Shows Signs of Leveling Off

Flu Season Shows Signs of Leveling Off

This nasty flu season, which has been worsening for months, may finally be leveling off. Health officials on Friday said about 1 of every 13 visits to the doctor last week was for fever, cough and other...

Thursday, Feb 15, 2018 at 09:06 AM EST

What Mental Health Experts Say to Kids About Shootings

What Mental Health Experts Say to Kids About Shootings

A community began mourning after a former student went on a deadly rampage and opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle Wednesday, killing at least 17 people, at a Florida high school, NBC News reported. For...

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 07:57 PM EST

Haverhill Highlighting Flu Prevention Following Girl's Death

Haverhill Highlighting Flu Prevention Following Girl's Death

Haverhill, Massachusetts held an emergency clinic offering free flu shots Wednesday following the death of a 6-year-old girl.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 11:45 AM EST

Report: Opioid-Related Deaths Fell in 2017 in Massachusetts

Report: Opioid-Related Deaths Fell in 2017 in Massachusetts

Massachusetts public health officials say for the first time in several years there was a decline in 2017 in the estimated number of opioid-related overdose deaths in the state.

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 06:42 PM EST

Ongoing Flu Season Has UVM Medical Center Emphasizing Prevention

Ongoing Flu Season Has UVM Medical Center Emphasizing Prevention

According to the Centers for Disease Control, Vermont is still experiencing widespread flu activity, as is the majority of the country.

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