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Mayor of Gardner, five others speaking against nurse staffing ballot question

State House News Service |

A bipartisan group of six mayors is asking counterparts across the state to oppose a nurse staffing question, saying they're concerned about its impact on local hospital finances.

Fallon Health hits new membership high and $2.8M profit

Grant Welker |

Fallon Health of Worcester hit a new high of more than 277,000 members in the second quarter, a period in which it also reported a $2.8 million net profit, it announced Wednesday.

Inc. 5000 honors 16 fast-growing Central Mass. firms

Zachary Comeau |

A total of 16 Central Massachusetts companies made Inc. 5000's 2018 list of the 5,000 fastest growing companies in the country.

RXi Pharmaceutics extends runway in Q2

Zachary Comeau |

Despite reporting just $58,000 in second-quarter revenues, Marlborough drugmaker RXi Pharmaceuticals was able to significantly reduce its net loss, reduce its cash burn and extend its runway.

UMass: Marijuana could help stomach problems

Researchers at UMass Medical School may have found a link between marijuana use and relief of inflammatory bowel disease.

Behavioral health group says ballot question would force closures

State House News Service |

Nurse staffing mandates called for in a November ballot question would force psychiatric hospitals to shed 1,000 beds, according to a new behavioral health care industry study.

Movers & Shakers

Twelve Central Mass. businesspersons have landed new roles at organizations like Reliant Medical Group, the Worcester County Bar Association and Rollstone Bank & Trust.

Health care, education bill talks falter at finish line

State House News Service |

The House and Senate stumbled across the finish line Tuesday night as talks over health care and education funding reforms collapsed.

More than 50 firms committed to UMass Medical cancer fundraiser

Grant Welker |

The UMass Cancer Walk and Run will have a new feature in its 20th year: a challenge among businesses to raise money to help fight cancer and aid patients.

Fallon Health board elects new chairman

Fallon Health's board of directors has re-elected three members and elevated an existing board member as its new chairman.

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