Founded in 1989 by Harvard Medical School physicians, Best Doctors connects individuals facing difficult medical treatment decisions with the best doctors, selected by impartial peer review in over 450 medical specialty/subspecialty combinations, to review their diagnosis and treatment plans. 

The best time to plan for the care of an aging loved one is before they need to be cared for. Here’s what you need to know to get started.

Kebra Smith-Bolden’s grandmother, Hattie Turner, was probably smiling down from heaven with a joint in her mouth Thursday as Bolden celebrated the grand opening of her medical marijuana clinic at 178 Temple St. in the heart of downtown.

For most of the history of the human species, up until relatively recently, we understood our place in the world, and indeed in everything that exists, by looking to the stars. For centuries humans navigated the globe via the night sky. Ancient geometries allowed the European explorers to tr…

The state is working to determine just how quickly its waters are rising. Meanwhile, our survey of coastal cities and towns (scroll down to see our town-by-town list) shows that some already have plans in place to deal with loss of shoreline and more intense storms. Other municipalities are …