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

Rite Aid agrees to pay $177,000 to settle allegations of improper opioid dispensing

By Felice J. Freyer , Globe Staff

Attorney General Maura Healey accused the drugstore chain of accepting cash payments for controlled substances in violation of regulations.


When a reverse motion detector sounds, this MD becomes a lifesaver

By Felice J. Freyer , Globe Staff

Dr. Jessie Gaeta doesn’t spend much time in her office. She goes on the road, or into the bathroom, to take care of homeless people.

Boston, Cambridge mayors plan visits to safe injection sites in Canada

By Felice J. Freyer , Globe Staff

The mayors are members of a state commission considering the pros and cons of such a site, which allows drug users to inject safely.

Fall River officials accused of bias in decision to block addiction treatment center

By Felice J. Freyer , Globe Staff

City officials say zoning laws simply don’t allow the proposed facility at a burned-down mill.