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1 hr ago | Politico
Health law opponents and conservative academics are highlighting a two-year-old video of Gruber - who has advised both the Obama administration and then-Gov. Mitt Romney's Massachusetts health reform effort - in which he seems to agree that the law's health insurance subsidies can't be awarded through federal-run exchanges, only through the ... (more)
4 hrs ago | Banker & Tradesman
The 204,750-square-foot class A office building is 95 percent leased to tenants including the state Executive Office of Health and Human Services, the Department of Transitional Assistance and the Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council.
6 hrs ago | Boston.com
The percentage of teens receiving the human papillomavirus vaccine remains ''unacceptably low'' and doctors' failure to recommend it as strongly as other vaccines may be partly to blame, officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.
10 hrs ago | National Public Radio
Massachusetts is offering to house hundreds of unaccompanied minors who've been detained crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
11 hrs ago | Medical News Today
Open a child's lunch box and you're likely to find that the lunches and snacks inside fall short of federal guidelines.
The Danvers Board of Health embargoed a truck full of food that sat outside the Danvers Market Basket for a day.
A 9-year-old Lowell boy who loves sharks said he was overjoyed Thursday when Gov. Deval Patrick signed a bill banning shark fins.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick on Wednesday sign into law legislation that prohibits creditors from requiring residential property owners to buy flood insurance in an amount that exceeds the balance of their mortgage or the value of a home equity line of credit.
Editor's note: In the following post, Oren Cass, Governor Mitt Romney's Domestic Policy Director in the 2012 presidential campaign and author of " The Height of the Net ," a call for a new conservative approach to fighting poverty, addresses two central aspects of Congressman Paul Ryan's new anti-poverty proposal.
Plaintiffs in civil cases would be able to specify an amount for damages, and their attorneys would be able to ask questions directly of potential jurors, under legislative changes to the state's judicial procedures that have now cleared the House and Senate.
Consumers saved $4.1 billion in 2013 in health insurance premiums, according to data released Thursday from the Department of Health and Human Services.
The escalating immigration crisis remains Page One news today as the multi-pronged story - documented in detail in this newspaper lately - continues to demand Bay Staters' attention.
A coalition of human- and social-service providers, who have at times been key allies and supporters of the governor, have sued the Patrick administration for failure to implement a 2008 law designed to update payment rates for providers of rehabilitation, education and workforce-training services for the first time in almost 30 years.
Former Rep. Barney Frank appears before the House Financial Services Committee at a hearing on "Assessing the Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act Four Years Later" on July 23. On Wednesday, Barney Frank came back to the committee he used to lead to defend the financial overhaul law he helped create.
Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island will pay $150,000 to settle data breach allegations that affected more than 12,000 Massachusetts patients.
Boston Light on Little Brewster Island was the first lighthouse to be constructed in America.
It's adding NPR's Here & Now and the BBC Newshour on weekdays, retiring a Sunday rebroadcast of Car Talk and adding American Public Media's Marketplace Weekend in its place, among other changes.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 12:26 pm
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