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Eye drops linked to US drug-resistant bacteria outbreak

Disease investigators have linked the infections, including some found in blood, urine, and lungs, to EzriCare Artificial Tears.


Breast-feeding and Black moms — why I’m breaking a generational cycle

Here’s what’s needed to help all Black moms who want to nurse their babies succeed at it.

The national COVID-19 public health emergency will end in May but some of its provisions may survive in Mass.

President Biden’s move to lift the COVID-19 emergency means a sweeping series of changes to the health care system will come to an end May 11. Officials in Massachusetts are sorting through what the effect will be here.

FTC fines GoodRx for unauthorized sharing of health data

Consumer protection advocates hailed the announcement as a potential game-changer that could curtail the trafficking of sensitive health data by businesses not strictly classified as health care providers.

Evelo Biosciences sheds 48 employees after skin disease treatment fails

The Cambridge biotech company, founded by Flagship Pioneering, is developing microbiome therapies.

Tell us about your experience supporting maternal mental health

We want to shine a light on those who have served as a support system to mothers dealing with postpartum depression.

Prosecuting the unthinkable: Experts question handling of cases where mothers are accused of killing their children

A day after Lindsay Clancy was accused of strangling her three children in Duxbury, the Plymouth County DA filed homicide charges that could send her to life in prison, without the possibility of parole. But legal analysts and health experts said other options should be considered.

Campbell announces new abortion hotline for patients and providers seeking legal advice

The hotline, which went live 7 a.m. Monday, was created by Reproductive Equity Now Foundation in collaboration with the Attorney General’s Office, the Women’s Bar Foundation, the ACLU of Massachusetts, and five law firms that will offer pro bono services.