Medical Aid
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts is sending a team of medical professionals to help with hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico.
The state Emergency Management Agency says the 26-person team from Massachusetts General Hospital will deploy Saturday and work on the Caribbean island for about 16 days...
Another colassol nightmare.
I'm listening to a radio commercial tout hypnosis as a viable way for people to quit smoking. I've heard similar ads to assist in weight lose. Earlier in the morning, New Bedford City Councilor Brian K. Gomes is on the air talking about having his colleagues endorse a Motion agreeing with …
Opioid Deaths Increase
Boston (AP) - A state report estimates that opioid-related overdose deaths in Massachusetts rose for a sixth consecutive year and that fentanyl is playing a role in as many as three-quarters of the fatalities.
The latest figures released Friday by the Department of Public Health show 1,465 confirmed …
Opioid Community Discussion
Hundreds of community members attended a unique town hall-style meeting to discuss opioid abuse and addiction on the Southcoast Wednesday evening at the Zeiterion Theater.
Physicians Get Proactive
As the nation's opioid addiction epidemic continues to rise, dozens of physicians from local emergency departments gathered Thursday evening to discuss methods of preventing even further growth.
Opioid Legislation Passed
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts doctors and health insurers would be encouraged to take new approaches to treating pain in legislation unanimously approved by the Senate.
Blizzard Babies
Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River was a "happening" place during the Blizzard of 2015.
Dr. Patrick Nugent, the chief of OBGYN at Southcoast Health tells WBSM News, there were three "blizzard babies" born during the storm.....
Nugent says one doctor ended up s…

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