Starting on Thursday, doctors need only to get verbal consent from patients to test for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Massachusetts was previously one of two states that required written consent, a policy critics said often posed a barrier to routine screening "
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While the political squabble over the federal health care law continues, two Massachusetts health insurers see an opportunity to expand their out-of-state businesses and pick up thousands of new customers who must have coverage or face penalties.Read more
BOSTON (AP) - A new state law is about to take hold that supporters hope will lead to more testing for HIV in Massachusetts. Starting on Thursday, doctors need only to get verbal consent from patients to test for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS ...Read more
Massachusetts has some of the toughest gun control laws in the country. But a nationally known local counter-terrorism expert says they're probably not enough to stop a mass killing like the one James Holmes is accused of carrying out at a Colorado ...Read more
(CNN) – Continuing the debate over gun rights after Friday's Aurora, Colorado movie theatre shooting, Mitt Romney on Monday argued there was no need for new gun laws and stood by legislation he signed as Massachusetts governor banning assault ...Read more