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Lexington native Drew Weissman and Katalin Karikó awarded Nobel in medicine for enabling development of mRNA vaccines

Scientists Weissman and Karikó were awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries that enabled the development of effective mRNA vaccines against COVID-19.

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Reproductive rights are under attack. Dominique Lee is up for the challenge.

Lee recently returned to Boston as the new president and chief executive of the Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, overseeing four clinics that serve more than 40,000 patients annually.

‘It’s a godsend’: Mobile clinic provides life-saving relief to Worcester residents struggling with addiction

Hundreds of addicts have received treatment from the clinic on wheels, though regulatory obstacles remain.

Mosquitoes are a growing public health threat, reversing years of progress

Less than a decade ago, it was the humans who appeared to have gained the clear edge in the fight — more than a century old — against the mosquito. But over the past few years, that progress has not only stalled, it has reversed.

Curt Schilling draws outrage after disclosing former teammate’s health information: ‘Flat out vile’

The former Red Sox pitcher publicized that Tim Wakefield and his wife are both battling cancer, a disclosure made without the couple’s permission.

Tattoo remorse? Get rid of it.

Updated technology attracting those who want to erase bitter memories.

Broad Institute cofounder Stuart Schreiber steps back

The founding member of the renowned Cambridge biomedical research center will be taking on an emeritus role.

Westfield woman pleads guilty to calling in hoax bomb threat to Boston Children’s Hospital

A Westfield woman pleaded guilty Thursday to calling in a hoax bomb threat to Boston Children’s Hospital last year, one of multiple threats directed at the medical facility over its provision of care for transgender youth, authorities said.