Felice J. Freyer

Felice J. Freyer covers health policy and public health. She joined the Globe in 2014 after years as the medical writer for The Providence Journal, where she was awarded the “Master Reporter” award from the New England Association of Newspaper Editors. She is a board member and treasurer of the Association of Health Care Journalists.

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Addiction experts have mixed reactions to Trump’s opioid plan

By Felice J. Freyer , Globe Staff

Specialists and advocates in Massachusetts praised the president for emphasizing opioid treatment, but criticized his death penalty stance.

Boston-area doctors among lowest paid in nation, report says

By Felice J. Freyer , Globe Staff

The attraction of top medical schools and research institutions makes it easier to pay physicians less.

One-quarter of Mass. residents know someone who died from opioids, survey suggests

By Felice J. Freyer , Globe Staff

The Blue Cross Blue Shield study shows the toll of the crisis in Massachusetts.

Fewer arriving at ERs in Mass., N.H., and R.I. because of opioid overdoses

By Felice J. Freyer , Globe Staff

The three states are among only five that did not experience an increase in opioid overdoses last year.