Convenience Stores To Close In Protest Of Proposed Menthol Cigarette BanA proposed ban on menthol cigarettes has some store owners worried about their livelihood.
Summit Helps Teens Handle Breakups In Healthier WayThe Boston Public Health Commission wants to help you break up. Or at least guide kids on how to handle teen breakups in a healthier way.
'Porn Literacy' Program Educates Teens About Healthy RelationshipsThe Boston Public Health Commission is hoping to help teens navigate the often-toxic world of online pornography with a "Porn Literacy" program.
Residents Of Boston’s West End Concerned About Construction DebrisNeighbors in Boston’s West End are fuming over the latest in a string of construction projects.
Boston Health Commission To Distribute Zika Prevention KitsThe city of Boston is stepping up its efforts to stop the spread of Zika.
Device Aims To Prevent Children From Accidentally Falling Out WindowsIt can happen in an instant - a young child falling right out of a window. But one simple device could save a life.
Boston Sees Rise In Flu CasesThe 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.
Health Officials Issue Warning After Rabid Skunk Found Dead In West RoxburyBoston health officials are looking to get in touch with anyone who may have had contact with a rabid skunk found dead in West Roxbury.
Boston Officials Confirm MGH Treated Case Of Measles May 5The Boston Public Health Commission confirms Massachusetts General Hospital treated one patient for measles May 5.
Young Adults Make Up Almost Half Of Boston Flu Cases This SeasonHealth officials say a low vaccination rate among people ages 18-44 makes them more susceptible to the flu.
Boston To Regulate Sales Of Electronic CigarettesBoston city officials are stepping up efforts to regulate electronic cigarettes that deliver nicotine and individual cigars.
No Health, Food Violations Reported At Occupy BostonHealth and safety inspectors toured the Occupy Boston encampment on Wednesday looking for any dangerous situations.
Health Officials Announce First Known Flu Death Of SeasonMassachusetts health officials say the state has recorded its first flu-related death this season.
Tattoo Artists From All Over Attend Boston Tattoo ConventionMore than 160 tattoo artists from all over the world are in town this weekend.
Data: Boston Titles Mean More Drinks, Not Fights 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.