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Most Doctors Not Complying With Medical Price Transparency Law, Survey Finds

The state’s 2012 medical price transparency law is still not a reality for most Bay State consumers, according to a new report.


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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 14)

BOSTON (CBS) – Over-prescribing drugs, or, making too many of them? In this segment of her series, “Heroin: from Prescription to Addiction,” WBZ’s Mary Blake examines responsibility, and blame. Dr. Ron Dunlap is Past President […]


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Massachusetts Medical Society Takes New Stands On E-Cigarettes, Antibiotics

The Massachusetts Medical Society has adopted new policies on electronic cigarettes and the the use of antibiotic medications in farm animals.


Dr. Frederick L. Thum, emergency medicine physician at Cambridge Hospital, is a fan of the Apple iPad. (Photo courtesy: Boston Business Journal)

Mass. Docs Produce New Brochures To Help Parents Deal With Youth Issues

The series includes brochures on protecting children from sexual abuse, preventing bullying, dating violence, and other issues.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/08/2012

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MA Medical Society Pushing For Tighter Regulations On Medicinal Marijuana

The state’s largest physician organization wants to ensure the new law allowing the medical use of marijuana is not overused by patients.


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Ballot Question 2: Should Mass. Allow Physician-Assisted Suicide?

Question Two would allow a terminally ill patient to request medication from a doctor to end his or her life.


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Massachusetts Medical Society Opposes Medical Marijuana

The state’s largest doctors’ organization is taking a stand against a proposed ballot question that would allow marijuana use for medical reasons.


House, Estate

Generation X: Estate Planning

For many people Generation X is frozen in our minds as this 25-year-old but they are no longer kids.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/04/2012

Michael Jackson's Last Will, Estate Planning

Spring Cleaning: Estate Planning

Everyone wants to go to Heaven, but nobody wants to die to get there!

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/22/2012

Survey: Access To Primary Care Doctors Lagging In Mass.

More than half of all primary care physicians in Massachusetts are no longer accepting new patients, according to a new survey on patient health care access.