Plymouth County Man First Human Case Of West Nile In Massachusetts This YearA man in his 70’s from Plymouth County was diagnosed in late August, the state Department of Public Health announced Monday afternoon.
State Reconsiders Body Mass Index Testing In Schools Screening for kids' Body Mass Index became standard practice in schools across the state in 2010 and 2011.
Mass. Health Officials Warn Of Gasoline Contaminated WaterThe Massachusetts Department of Public Health has issued an advisory after a child became sick after drinking water from a five gallon bottle.
Mass. Residents Rush To Get Flu Shots As Sickness Spikes State officials are offering reassurances that there is plenty of vaccine still available for people who are still looking to get a flu shot.
DPH Fires Mass. Pharmacy Board Director As Part Of NECC InvestigationThe Director of the Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy has been fired amid an investigation into New England Compounding Center's role in the nation-wide meningitis outbreak.
Kentucky Judge's Death Linked To Tainted Injections From Mass. PharmacyA forensic pathologist says an autopsy shows a Kentucky judge's death was linked to tainted steroid shots at a Tennessee clinic.
DPH Shuts Down Another Compounding Pharmacy After Random ChecksThe Department of Public Health has revoked the license of another compounding pharmacy in the state.
Colder Weather Reducing Risk Of West Nile, EEE In Some TownsSome public health officials are now saying the coast in clear in their towns after a hard frost has limited the amount of mosquitoes and reduced the threat of West Nile and EEE.
Essex and Hamilton Raise EEE Threat Level To 'Critical' After Horse Tests PositiveThe threat level for EEE has been raised to "critical" in Essex and Hamilton after the fifth case of EEE was confirmed in an Essex horse Monday.
EEE Risk Level Now Critical In West Bridgewater, Easton, Raynham, TauntonThe state is raising the risk of EEE in six towns, and launching a new round of aerial spraying.
EEE Found In More Mass. MosquitoesEastern Equine Encephalitis has been found in mosquitoes in Canton.