Boston Business Journal by Jay Zagorsky, Questrom School of Business “President Donald Trump has long been known for his fondness for superlatives when describing his projects and policies…” View full article.
Boston Business Journal by Jay Zagorsky, Questrom School of Business “The Federal Reserve just lifted short-term interest rates a quarter point and signaled that more hikes are to come over the course of the year…” View full article.
Boston Business Journal Jon Klarfeld, College of Communication The parent company of the Boston Globe applied for and received a $1.3 million tax break, spread over 10 years, from the city of Taunton as it plans to ramp up employment there to more than 600 people in the coming months… Expert quote: “The new offices in […]
Boston Business Journal By Jay Zagorsky, Questrom School of Business “The Dow Jones Industrial Average just broke 20,000 for the first time…” View full article
Boston Business Journal (subscription required) Paula Quatromoni, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College Walden Behavioral Care, a fast-growing for-profit clinic for patients with psychiatric disorders, has opened the region’s first intensive outpatient eating disorder program at its new Waltham campus… View full article referencing expert Paula Quatromoni
Boston Business Journal (subscription required) Michael Holick, School of Medicine Sun safety and suntan lotion use may be limiting the risks of skin cancer, but it has caused another problem: vitamin D deficiency… Expert quote: “Solar D was designed with compounds with differing filter compositions to maximize vitamin D production while maintaining its sun protection […]
Boston Business Journal (subscription required) Arturo Vegas, College of Arts & Sciences Researchers from a slew of Boston-area institutions say they’ve discovered a way to cure diabetes in mice without requiring drugs to suppress the immune system, an approach they hope to eventually test in human… Expert quote: “Being insulin-independent is the goal. This would be […]
Boston Business Journal (subscription required) Eugene Declercq, School of Public Health Boston University researchers have found a strong link between infant mortality and pre-pregnancy obesity, saying that physicians need to encourage patients looking to get pregnant to first be within certain weight ranges… Expert quote: “The findings suggest that primary care clinicians, OB-GYNs and midwives […]
Boston Business Journal Alan Sager, School of Public Health To be sure, the push to do something to lower drug costs has been accelerating in the past few weeks and months, with a proposal by presidential candidate Bernie Sanders unveiled Sept. 1, and a poll suggesting even Republicans now care more about drug costs than […]
Boston Business Journal Alan Sager, School of Public Health Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lahey Healthare back in merger discussions, but will this time be any different?… Expert quote: “Other hospitals feel, with great justification, discriminated against because they lack the leverage to get higher prices from insurers.” View full article