• COVID-19 September 9, 2022 8:43 am

    Fall COVID Outlook: Surge Expected, But Significance Is Hard to Gauge

    Fall is right around the corner, raising prospects of another COVID-19 surge as people return to work, school and indoor activities. Things are different this autumn, the third in the age of COVID. With 80% of Massachusetts fully vaccinated, and new boosters becoming available this week, health experts are waiting to see how things develop. “We anticipate that cases are…

  • Massachusetts June 15, 2022 6:44 pm

    Lack of Diversity Hindering Mass. Housing Production, Report Finds

    The process for approving new housing development in communities across Massachusetts is “skewed toward an older, white population with the greatest interest in obstructing new development,” according to a new report assembled by two Boston University researchers and released Wednesday by The Boston Foundation. Katherine Levine Einstein and Maxwell Palmer compared the demographics of public officials in more than 20…

  • Cape Cod April 3, 2022 1:11 am

    Man Critically Injured in Cape Cod Stabbing; Several Arrests Made

    A man was hospitalized Saturday after he was stabbed overnight in Hyannis, Massachusetts, and several people have been arrested, police said. Barnstable police received a 911 call around 1 a.m. Saturday for a stabbing in the area of Old Colony Road and Main Street in Hyannis, according to a joint statement from Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe and…

  • Massachusetts March 31, 2022 7:52 am

    1 Person Seriously Injured in Millis Crash

    One person had to be extricated from their vehicle and subsequently taken by medical helicopter to a Boston hospital following a two-car crash in Millis, Massachusetts, on Wednesday night. Millis fire officials responded to the crash near Middlesex and Ridge streets around 8 p.m., where first responders discovered the crash involving two cars and three people in total, authorities said….

  • COVID Q&A March 17, 2022 9:06 am

    Long COVID Difficult to Diagnose, Treat, Boston Doctors Say

    What exactly is long COVID? It depends on who you ask, Boston doctors say. Three local experts emphasized the need for a national study on long COVID, which six Boston-area hospitals are participating in. Long COVID has become a broadly used health term that encompasses nearly 200 symptoms ranging from fatigue to chest pains. Three top Boston doctors explained what…

  • coronavirus March 8, 2022 8:50 am

    Boston Hospitals Seek Participants in Long COVID Study

    Six Boston-area hospital are joining a national effort to study long COVID, a condition in which patients suffer from symptoms for weeks, months, and even years after initial infection. A recent study estimates there are upwards of 23 million Americans who have experienced long COVID, a catch-all term for roughly 200 symptoms ranging from memory issues, brain fog, fatigue to…

  • coronavirus January 10, 2022 7:22 pm

    Changes to Mass. COVID-19 Hospitalization Reporting Taking Effect

    Starting Monday, Massachusetts hospitals will differentiate between patients they admit primarily for COVID-19 and those admitted to be treated for something else who end up testing positive. The idea is to give the public a better understanding of how many people are in the hospital because of the virus. But while that data began to be collected Monday, it...

  • mental health January 4, 2022 6:56 pm

    Mental Health Crisis Grows as COVID-19 Pandemic Rages on

    As we focus on testing, treatment and vaccinations during the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a growing mental health crisis.

  • COVID Q&A December 28, 2021 2:56 pm

    How Long Will the Omicron Wave Last, and Will Baker and Biden's Plans Help?

    Though the initial news on the new omicron variant was quite bleak, we’ve learned a more about it over the past week as it has become the dominant strain in Massachusetts and across the U.S. Most of the early fears surrounding omicron were because it was said to be much more transmissible than delta and other previous variants, and...

  • Omicron Variant December 16, 2021 5:38 pm

    How Can We Protect Ourselves Against Omicron Variant? Boston Doctor Discusses

    Dr. Cassandra Pierre, of Boston Medical Center, talks about omicron variant concerns ahead of holiday gatherings.

  • Massachusetts December 4, 2021 6:12 pm

    Boston Children's Chorus Hosts Pop-Up Vaccine Clinic

    The event was held at the nonprofit’s main office on Old Colony Avenue in Boston and was open to all singers, their families and the general public over the age of 5.

  • missing person November 17, 2021 9:32 am

    Missing Boston Man Found Safe

    Boston police said they have located a man with a cognitive disability who had gone missing on Monday. Firas Yousif Eesee, a 43-year-old from West Roxbury, had last seen leaving the Boston Medical Center about 2 p.m. Monday, police said on Tuesday as they asked for help finding Eesee. Police said Wednesday morning that Eesee had been found safe and…

  • Boston November 11, 2021 5:01 pm

    3rd Boston Officer Shot During Dorchester Standoff Released From Hospital

    It was a dramatic moment Thursday as a Boston police officer injured in a shooting earlier this week was released from the hospital. Officer Michael Ridge walked out of the emergency room at the Boston Medical Center to a series of hugs, high-fives and handshakes from fellow officers lined up outside. Three Boston police officers were shot Tuesday following an…

  • COVID Q&A October 29, 2021 2:18 pm

    Boston Doctors Explain Common Side Effects of COVID Booster Shots

    People have reported side effects like chills, fever and nausea after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, but do you need to worry about developing such symptoms after getting a booster shot? In a new weekly series, “COVID Q&A,” NBC10 Boston asked three top Boston doctors on Tuesday about the most common booster side effects. Here’s what they had to say: Symptoms of...

  • COVID Q&A October 28, 2021 9:35 am

    Do We Need to Be Concerned About the Delta Plus COVID Variant in Mass.?

    Recent reports have indicated that a new, potentially more highly transmissable version of the delta COVID-19 variant, dubbed “delta plus” is already here in Massachusetts. But do residents really need to be concerned about it? In a new weekly series, “COVID Q&A,” NBC10 Boston asked three top Boston doctors on Tuesday for their thoughts on the delta plus variant. Here’s what...

  • Massachusetts October 27, 2021 9:54 pm

    Boston Doctor Fined for Falling Asleep and Missing Surgery

    Massachusetts’ medical board has reprimanded and fined the head of spine surgery at Boston Medical Center after he left an operating room to eat lunch in his car and then fell asleep and missed an emergency surgery in 2016. According to a consent order released Monday by the Board of Registration in Medicine, Dr. Tony Tannoury, 54, admitted to falling…

  • vaccine mandate October 15, 2021 7:45 am

    COVID Vaccine Deadline for Some Hospital Employees Friday

    Hundreds to thousands of health care workers could lose their jobs Friday for failing to comply with vaccine mandates at two of the state’s largest hospital systems.

  • vaccine mandate October 15, 2021 11:24 pm

    Vaccine Deadline for Mass General Brigham, BMC Hospital Workers Friday

    Hundreds to thousands of health care workers could lose their jobs for failing to comply with vaccine mandates at two of the state’s largest hospital systems. Friday is the deadline for employees at Mass General Brigham and Boston Medical Center to receive their first dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines. “Employees are still submitting documentation so we won’t know...

  • Massachusetts October 8, 2021 1:14 pm

    Update on Wounded Brockton Officer From Mayor, Police Chief

    Brockton’s mayor and police chief gave an update on an officer who was shot four times by a man who later killed himself after a standoff.

  • officers injured October 8, 2021 8:58 am

    Investigation Into Brockton Police Officer's Shooting Continues

    Investigators searched for explosives overnight after an officer was shot multiple times in an hours long standoff in Brockton, Massachusetts. The gunman and one other person died, authorities said Thursday night.

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