Boston Public Health Commission
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The number of flu cases are on the rise in Boston prompting health officials to urge the public to take basic precautions to avoid getting sick.
Boston health officials are looking to get in touch with anyone who may have had contact with a rabid skunk found dead in West Roxbury.
The Boston Public Health Commission confirms Massachusetts General Hospital treated one patient for measles May 5.
Health officials say a low vaccination rate among people ages 18-44 makes them more susceptible to the flu.
Boston city officials are stepping up efforts to regulate electronic cigarettes that deliver nicotine and individual cigars.
Health and safety inspectors toured the Occupy Boston encampment on Wednesday looking for any dangerous situations.
Massachusetts health officials say the state has recorded its first flu-related death this season.
More than 160 tattoo artists from all over the world are in town this weekend.
The Boston Public Health Commission says data shows excessive drinking goes up when Boston’s sports teams win championships, but it doesn’t necessarily prompt more fights.