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  1. Eric H. Schultz: Caymans trip could show how out of whack US drug pricing isRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Boston.com

    ... in Egypt; $48,000 in the United Kingdom; and $53,000 in Germany, according to the Hepatitis C Society. Imagine this: Harvard Pilgrim could theoretically offer its members with hepatitis C two options for obtaining Harvoni, at the same cost but in ...


  2. Planting the seeds of healthRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... update to gardeners in Growing Places-managed community gardens, Marrero said. "Davida Bagatelle, organizer of the Harvard Seed Library and avid gardener will lead an activity in indoor seed starting, and numerous North Central Mass. volunteers will ...


  3. Nicholas Chadi: When doctors know that they don't knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    ... computer and get a more accurate diagnosis than from a doctor. Dr. Richard Schwartzstein, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, sees such developments as both a challenge and an opportunity. On one hand, he says, "technology tries to ...


  4. More Read the original story

    Friday Feb 24 | CBS 3 Springfield

    ... s team. Holdren has also been re-appointed to his position as a professor of environmental science and policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard's department of earth and planetary sciences.


  5. Obama science adviser rejoins climate-change think tankRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Boston Herald

    ... dviser. Holdren has also been re-appointed to his position as a professor of environmental science and policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard's department of earth and planetary sciences.


  6. Critics call for sales to count in lottery aid formulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Boston.com

    A steady flow of customers pulled up to the Harvard General Store one recent afternoon, picking up groceries, beer and wine, or prepared foods like quiche lorraine and split pea and ham soup. But lottery tickets, a lucrative staple of convenience and liquor stores in nearly every corner of Massachusetts, were nowhere to be found.


  7. Eldridge, Benson spearhead plan for single-payer systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    With President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans pledging to repeal the federal Affordable Care Act, some supporters of single-payer health care, including state Sen. Jamie Eldridge and state Rep. Jen Benson, are holding up their preferred system as an alternative. Making the shift to a national single-payer system could save more than $504 billion annually in administrative costs, according to a pair of Harvard Medical School lecturers writing this week in an American College of Physicians medical journal.


  8. Harvard Pilgrim expands use of novel drug purchasing dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Boston.com

    Leveraging its buying power as one of the state's largest health insurers, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care has struck two more deals to pay for expensive drugs based on how effectively they treat patients, an emerging strategy aimed at reining in medical spending. Harvard Pilgrim, which has 1.3 million members, said the agreements cover the rheumatoid arthritis medicine Enbrel, made by Amgen Inc., and Eli Lilly & Co.'


  9. Cambridge, Ma, 02/17/17, Harvard Divinity School intern Kristofer...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Boston.com

    Congregations in Massachusetts are joining dozens of US churches and synagogues that are helping to shelter illegal immigrants as the Trump administration intensifies deportation efforts. At least three Boston-area congregations have committed to offering living space in their buildings to illegal immigrants.


  10. News briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Lowell Sun

    Kenneth Gloss, proprietor of the internationally known Brattle Book Shop in Boston's Downtown Crossing section, will give a free and open talk February 28, at 7 p.m. at Harvard Public Library, 4 Pond Road, Harvard. He will discuss the value of old and rare books.


  11. Philip Pintabona III, 88, of HudsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Philip Pintabona III, 88, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 at Marlborough Hospital after a brief illness. He was born in Waltham, the son of Philip, Jr. and Josephine Pintabona, and had lived most of his life between Waltham and Harvard.


  12. Is your doctor over-prescribing?Read the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Berkshire Eagle

    Luck may play a role in determining who ends up taking prescription opioids long-term, according to a study released Wednesday that found a link between the prescribing habits of hospital emergency room doctors and extended use of narcotic painkillers. People seen by an emergency room physician who tends to prescribe opioids frequently are about 30 percent more likely to take them for at least six more months over the ensuing year, according to the study by researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.


  13. Assabet Valley donates baseball gear to players in third world countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    While attending this year's Massachusetts Baseball Coaches Association Clinic in Westborough, Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School's varsity baseball coach John Silk and his assistant coaches Alex Moore and Ross Abdelnour took action to donate old baseball equipment to those in need. After hearing Dr. Jeff Brown from Harvard Medical and Coach Paul Dudley from Missouri speak about Eternal Pastime, a program they run in order to promote baseball to third world countries by donating equipment and uniforms, the coaches were immediately interested in doing what they could to help.


  14. Fire alarm, protests disrupt ex-pharma exec Shkreli's talkRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | CBS 3 Springfield

    A fire alarm rang out moments before indicted former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli was to speak at Harvard University, briefly delaying an appearance that also was disrupted by student protests. The former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, who was widely criticized for hiking up the price of a drug used by AIDS and cancer patients to fight parasitic infections, was invited by the Harvard Financial Analysts Club to discuss investing at the Wednesday night event.


  15. Harvard Square newsstand, on verge of eviction, gets offer for a new locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Boston.com

    Crimson Corner, the outdoor newsstand being forced out of its iconic Harvard Square location to make way for a pizza chain, may get a new home just around the corner on Brattle Street. Colliers International, which manages the building on the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Brattle Street where the newsstand operates, said Tuesday that it offered owner Chris Kotelly a lease for 35 Brattle St. The firm announced the offer for the new location, across the street from the Brattle Theatre, a day after the Globe reported that Crimson Corner was being forced out of its current space.


  16. 'It's up to us to make life worth living'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Lowell Sun

    ... live on William Ernest Hocking's land,'" Kaag said. "Hocking was one of the last students William James had had at Harvard." Intrigued by Nickerson's mention of a mansion, but especially of a library, Kaag asked if he could see the estate. It was ...


  17. Suburban Handbook: Valentine's Day Cheap but charming dates for the financially challengedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Boston.com

    ... those looking to bond in a more challenging atmosphere, consider the winter hiking clinic at Fruitlands Museum in Harvard Feb. 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. The program run by Just Understand My Potential, and free with admission to the museum and for ...


  18. Target Takes Aim at Central SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Harvard Crimson

    The famous red bullseye will hit Central Square March 8 when the popular retailer Target opens its first Cambridge location on Massachusetts Ave., just down the street from Harvard. Currently, Target's nearest locations are in Somerville, Watertown, and Fenway, so the Central store-about a mile from the Yard or one stop on the Red Line-will be more convenient for Harvard students and Cantabrigians.


  19. Health | 2 Worcester Organizations Awarded Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation GrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Go Local

    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation announced that it has awarded $60,500 to the Regional Environmental Council Mobile Farmer's Market and $14,000 to the Worcester Public Library Foundation. "While we are supporting community growers and markets on the supply side, we are also helping programs that build consumer demand for healthy food.


  20. Op-Ed: Think outside box to deal with young adult criminalsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Boston Herald

    ... their lives around and improve public safety. A raft of recent reports has been issued about emerging adults by the Harvard Kennedy School Program in Criminal Justice, MassINC, Roca, and the Council of State Governments. These reports find that ...


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