The federal agency that monitors workplace dangers has issued a $207,000 fine against a private psychiatric hospital in Lowell for failing to protect its...
A for-profit psychiatric hospital that’s faced repeated criticism has reduced its patient capacity by more than a third.
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.
The federal agency that monitors workplace dangers has launched investigations into four Boston-area psychiatric hospitals owned by the largest private provider of mental health...
The National Society of Genetic Counselors issued a statement affirming its ethics code, after a New England Center for Investigative Reporting story featured parents angered at counselors paid by genetic-testing companies.
One NECIR intern who has Turner syndrome worries that parents-to-be may make irreversible decisions based on genetic screenings without fully understanding the disorder.
Two labs offering scientifically questionable tests agreed to pay $8.5 million to settle allegations that they falsely billed Medicare.
Massachusetts is the only state on the East Coast that does not specifically mention striped bass in its fish consumption advisories. While some states issue broad blanket advisories, especially for pregnant women and children, others offer warnings not to eat too much of striped bass from specific water bodies.
We teamed up with WGBH for a genetic testing discussion with a panel of experts, moderated by NECIR Senior Investigative Reporter Beth Daley.