Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire is calling for an investigation into the scam that’s hit health care practices throughout the region.
They say they’d rather err on the side of caution in prescribing the new painkiller.
Berkshire Medical Center would operate the emergency room and buy the now-vacant hospital under an agreement announced today.
Zogenix claims its drug is no more dangerous than any other opiate painkiller.
Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal says the pace of the federal permitting process to re-open the former North Adams Regional Hospital is frustratingly slow.
The suit alleged Google, Apple Intel and Adobe agreed not to recruit each others employees in order to drive down wages.
The news marks an important flare-up in a long-running war between teachers unions and the federal government over standardized testing. Washington has become the first state to lose its waiver.
Secretary of State John Kerry said there is no question Russia is behind an effort to destabilize eastern Ukraine.
Morning Edition Extra
April 18, 2014
Supreme Judicial Court chief justice nominee Ralph Gants on Thursday pledged to improve access to justice for all residents and to focus the courts on “problem solving” and sentencing practices that both punish criminals and reduce instances of reoffending.
Over at Springfield’s High School of Science and Technology this week, dozens of students from the Sci-Tech Band rehearsed with members of the Young at Heart chorus — ages 75 to 92 — for an upcoming inter-generational musical mashup!
Post Traumatic-Stress Disorder is a fairly common diagnosis among veterans returning from battle in Iraq and Afghanistan. But the psychological impact of war on soldiers is hardly new.
Neuroscientists at Harvard believe they’ve found a biomarker for stress, using data collected before and after the bombing.
April 11, 2014
The sounds of Kris Allen on his alto sax can be heard this weekend in Lee, Massachusetts. Allen is an Artist in Residence at Williams College. Alongside some of his students, he’ll perform as part of a Jazz Appreciation Month in the Berkshires of Massachusetts.
Only one female Democrat holds a governor’s office: New Hampshire’s Maggie Hassan. Advocates are determined to add to the total. And their best opportunity, it appears, is in New England.
The trial of Ayyub Abdul Alim began this week in Springfield. More than two years ago he was arrested and charged with illegal possession of a loaded firearm, which he says city police planted on him. Police say otherwise and a group of activists have taken up his case.
Before last January most people across the nation would have said “maple syrup,” “fall foliage” or “skiing” when asked to list the images that come to mind when they think of Vermont. Now “heroin” might also be on that list.