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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.

Latest stories

How well can a person remember things that happened more than 30 years ago?

By Felice J. Freyer , Globe Staff

A central question is circling around the controversy in Washington this week: How well can a person remember anything that happened more than 30 years ago? Memory experts have answers.

ACLU challenges jail’s policy of denying methadone to inmates

By Felice J. Freyer , Globe Staff

Its federal lawsuit asks that the Essex County House of Correction be required to provide methadone to an Ipswich man who has relied on the medication to maintain his sobriety.

Q&A: Bad season predicted for West Nile virus

By Felice J. Freyer , Globe Staff

Here’s what you need to know about this mosquito-borne illness.

The scourge of fentanyl is more clear in the battle against opioid use

By Felice J. Freyer , Globe Staff

The devastating and growing prevalence of fentanyl was the dominant message in the state’s latest quarterly report on opioid-related deaths.