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Opinion

Massachusetts can continue to lead the way in providing gender-affirming health care

Access, even in Massachusetts, remains incredibly rare and this must change.

Opinion

Air pollution is responsible for premature deaths in every Massachusetts city and town

We recently published a study in the journal Environmental Health estimating air pollution’s health effects in every Massachusetts city and town, information we have placed in a searchable database.

Opinion

Needed: A COVID course correction

How should the federal government navigate the disconnect between a public health emergency and a population that seems inured?

Opinion

Kansas abortion vote shows how hard it is to take away a right

There’s a fear that many rights we now take for granted are at risk, and a populist rising against that outcome could be more bipartisan than Republicans understand.

Opinion

My apps tracked my pregnancy and my abortion: Will deleting them protect me?

Apps designed to track reproductive cycles aren’t expendable, and telling women to delete them in light of the Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade isn’t a realistic option.

Letters

There’s a post-acute care crisis too

Hospitals need to discharge them in a timely manner, but nursing facilities can admit only a number they can safely care for.

Letters

The significance of the Inflation Reduction Act

The Manchin-Schumer deal points to a different future.

Opinion

Massachusetts should require gun liability insurance

Mandatory gun liability insurance increases the chance that people who should not have firearms do not obtain them for two main reasons.