Department Of Public Health
A proposal on Beacon Hill would eliminate controversial letters that inform parents of their child’s Body Mass Index.
The EEE virus has claimed the life of an 85-year-old Weymouth woman.
State health officials are making preliminary applications available for nonprofit medical marijuana dispensaries in Massachusetts.
Massachusetts health officials say two more human cases of mosquito-borne West Nile virus have been confirmed, bringing the season total to 22.
A Worcester resident who was diagnosed with West Nile Virus in August has died.
Cases of whooping cough, also known as pertussis, have spiked dramatically this year compared to previous data.
Massachusetts lawmakers are weighing a series of bills designed to improve safety in school sports.
A new study by the state Public Health Department found a link between bullying and violence in the home.
The Department of Public Health announced on Friday that it detected low levels of radioiodine in an air sample in Massachusetts.
Massachusetts is continuing to keep a close eye on trace amounts of radiation that is showing up in local rainwater.