A pediatrician who directs an adolescent substance abuse program and a state senator join forces in support of a bill to screen and counsel 7th and 10th graders about the dangers of drug use and abuse.
Sarah Chrisman would have us believe that life in Victorian times was better. Whose, life, exactly? Not women’s.
In conjunction with Body-Focused Repetitive Behavior (BFRB) Awareness Week, we look at trichotillomania — a compulsive hair pulling disorder that affects 15 million people.
Just as the wonders of technology have changed everything from taking taxis to making travel plans, so too our digital age is transforming the lowly parking meter.
More than 10 percent of U.S. lands are set aside as protected parks, wildlife refuges and wilderness areas, but the same care has not yet been given to our ocean.
Ten eminently doable health reforms that Massachusetts should undertake now for the better health of all of its citizens.
Will Black Lives Matter go the way of the Occupy movement, pushed into self-inflicted irrelevance?
He’s a man now, a delinquent in the eyes of the law. But in my mind, he remains a young boy at risk, and I will always regret not being able to shield him from this life of violence and sorrow.
A woman wants to age gracefully, but also feels the temptation to ease the process with some cosmetic help.
The House speaker was just too moderate for the times.
Do we want diversity in the name of simple equity? Or do we want women to bring a different perspective and promote a different agenda?
We hear the story of a 14-year-old Muslim boy arrested for bringing his homemade clock to his Texas high school, and we want to think, ‘That’s just Texas.’ If only that were true.
Anti-abortion activists are harrying the wrong enemy. The law, not Planned Parenthood, should be the focus.
In recent months, Gov. Baker and Mayor Walsh have both refused to release their text messages. Tom Keane argues they are right to do so.
Francis is one of the world’s most formidable diplomats, flexing the Vatican’s foreign policy muscle in a way unseen for at least a generation.
On this Bisexual Awareness Day, considering the role that faith communities can — and should — play in welcoming believers of all sexualities.
In the age of Francis, some Catholics are having second thoughts about the virtue of blind obedience.