For an MRI, average Worcester County expense is lowest in Mass.

Few people are likely to look at a medical bill and be pleased with how little they have to pay.In Worcester County, at least, patients can know that costs could be far worse...

Lelling warns Legislature on supervised injection sites

The U.S. attorney for Massachusetts said anyone who uses or works at a supervised injection site would likely face federal charges "regardless of any state law or study."

Boston Scientific announces 7th acquisition of 2018 for $270M

Boston Scientific has announced its seventh acquisition of 2018, signing an agreement to take over California-based Claret Medical for up to $270 million.

Woburn biotech to spend $20M to occupy vacant Framingham building

A Woburn-based biotech developing new cancer treatments is planning to spend $20 million to renovate 63,000-square-feet of space in a vacant Framingham building.

Framingham State president signs diversity, inclusion pledge

The president of Framingham State University has signed on to a pledge from CEOs and president across the country to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

New charges in New England Compounding Center case

Six years after a nationwide fungal meningitis case traced to New England Compounding Center, charges have been filed against a man who allegedly made false statements to agents.

TUV Rheinland certified for international medical device testing

Littleton electrical equipment testing lab TUV Rheinland has been accepted into an international organization to test medical and electrical product safety.

Tree House Brewing's expansion gets town approval

Tree House Brewing Co. has only been operating in Charlton for about a year, but it is gearing up for another expansion after the town approved plans for a 16,000-square-foot addition.

Worcester signs agreements with two recreational pot stores

Two marijuana companies, which had previously signed agreements with Worcester for medical marijuana facilities, have signed recreational agreements with the city.

ReWalk, Harvard add a year to research agreement

Marlborough medical device manufacturer ReWalk Robotic’s research agreement with Harvard University’s Wyss Institute has been extended one year to 2022.

Fallon opens new elder care facility in Webster

A 14,000-square-foot elder care facility will open Monday in Webster as Fallon Health's newest such center.

Central Mass. care centers staff at above-average levels

Health care is expensive in Massachusetts, but when it comes to health and rehabilitation centers, staffing levels here are generally above national averages, statistics show.