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Thousands of workers are routinely exposed to danger asbestos without adequate safety protections. The gap between regulation and on-the-ground conditions at job sites can lead to incurable cancer.
Public awareness of the value of genetic data and high drug costs are changing patients’ role in research. Before providing specimens, patients are increasingly looking for compensation or setting other conditions.
It seemed like a sure bet for the Sport of Kings: A tax on casinos aimed solely at reviving Massachusetts horse racing. Five years after...
Genetic counselors working for testing labs have bioethicists worried they may repeat company marketing claims without verifying them.
Why does Gov. Charlie Baker, who has proposed further cuts in environmental spending, want the state to take on even more water oversight from the federal government?
Massachusetts has made deep cuts to environmental agency budgets in recent years, leaving many state parks unstaffed and much of its surface water untested for bacteria.
New genetic tests are hitting the market everyday. According to a new tally, the total number of tests on the U.S. market is 65,893 — more than quadruple the figure in a voluntary registry.