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

Will emergency declaration for opioids make a difference in Massachusetts?

By Felice J. Freyer , Globe Staff

Treatment professionals welcome the decision and hope it will mean more money for services.

Can giving inmates access to addiction medication help ease the opioid crisis?

By Felice J. Freyer , Globe Staff

New state grants include the possibility of offering Suboxone, a drug long shunned by correctional facilities, to certain inmates just before release.

Healey praises ruling that could help preserve health care subsidies

By Felice J. Freyer , Globe Staff

The Massachusetts attorney general is among 16 allowed to intervene in a suit over Affordable Care Act payments.

‘It’s impossible to ignore this anymore’: CTE study details devastating toll on football players

By Felice J. Freyer , Globe Staff

Researchers studied the donated brains of 202 players, and interviewed their loved ones about mood and behavioral problems.