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

Healey urges US attorney to pull anti-opioid ads

By Felice J. Freyer , Globe Staff

She calls the controversial campaign “stigmatizing, ineffective, and counterproductive.”

Research on the world’s deadliest microbes will soon begin at a Boston lab

By Felice J. Freyer and Danny McDonald , Globe Staff

BU’s high-security laboratory received final approval to start research on the deadly microbes, ending a decade and a half of controversy.

Mass. Medical Society to weigh whether doctors should help the dying end their lives

By Felice J. Freyer , Globe Staff

Doctors will vote Saturday on whether to end their opposition to physician-assisted suicide, possibly clearing the way for legislation to allow it.

Questions arise over profession spawned by opioid crisis: recovery coaches

By Felice J. Freyer , Globe Staff

“Recovery coaches” help engage people in starting and maintaining sobriety — but their role remains unregulated and ill-defined.