Legislative leaders looking to fast track a bill that would guarantee women in Massachusetts access to free coverage for birth control received a cost analysis key to moving the measure forward that determined the benefit would add between 7 cents and 20 cents to monthly health insurance premiums.
A federal agency says Wal-Mart discriminated against a lesbian employee who sought health coverage for her ailing wife and has ordered ``a just resolution'' for violating her civil rights.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ordered the retail giant to work with Jacqueline Cote of New Bedford, Massachusetts, who hopes the determination will help her pay off $100,000 in medical bills..
An Open House Friday at the Family Welcome Center in the Paul Rodrigues Administration building on County Street.
Dozens of school department employees and their community partners attended.
The Center offers a variety of services to families entering the New Bedford school system...
The City of New Bedford is kicking off a new health insurance education program for kids and their parents, thanks to a grant from the National League of Cities.
The program was explained during a program Monday at Carney Acadamy.
Health Director Brenda Weis tells WBSM News, they started a dental program at Carney and learned that a large percentage of students did not have insurance...