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Red Sox, Boston Globe owner John W. Henry and unknown investors consider Encore Casino Takeover following visit with President Trump

Boston Red Sox John W. Henry teams with President Donald Trump at The White House World Series Champions Victory Party May 9, 2019. The Boston Globe reports - Boston, MA: Boston businessman John W. Henry, principal owner of the Boston Red Sox and the owner and publisher of The Boston Globe, backed by a group of potential investors, quietly investigated buying the Encore in 2018…
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BOSTON STRONG NEWS – Public Health Addiction Crisis Gambling Prevention

Mass Gov reports - MA Boston, MA: Mitigate the Harms Associated with Gambling in Massachusetts developed in April of 2016 is Presented by the Massachusetts Technical Assistance Partnership for Prevention (MassTAPP) of Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC). This plan is supported by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the Massachusetts Gaming Commission.
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Boston Medical Center develops Innovative systematic model to address the social needs of patients

Boston Medical Center Develops Social Needs Screener as Part of Electronic Health Record to Improve Patient Outcomes Boston Medical Center Jenny Eriksen Leary reports - Boston, MA – Boston Medical Center (BMC) has implemented a social determinants of health screener for primary care patients in order to better identify and address patients’ unmet social needs. Clinician researchers developed the electronic health record-based (EHR) model, THRIVE,…
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Beth Israel researchers uncover anti-cancer drug mechanism — in broccoli

BOSTON STRONG NEWS - Alvin Powell Harvard Gazette edu reports - New research has linked a compound found in Brussels sprouts, broccoli, and other cruciferous vegetables to one of the body’s most potent tumor-suppressing genes. The study says that the compound, called I3C, is involved in a complex chemical chain reaction that frees the tumor suppressor to do its job. The research also highlights the…
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Mass General receives Largest Donation in History, $200 mil from Regon Institute

Largest gift in Mass General history will bolster the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard as it strives to advance research into complex diseases. Mass General Hospital reports - Massachusetts General Hospital has received the largest gift in the hospital’s history – $200 million – to endow the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard. This landmark contribution from philanthropists and longtime hospital supporters…
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Jury Convicts Home Health Agency Owner of Stealing $2.5 Million Dollars from MassHealth

Office of the AG reports WORCESTER, MA — After a 10-day jury trial, the owner of a home health agency that previously had offices in Dracut and Worcester has been convicted on charges in connection with stealing approximately $ million from the state’s Medicaid Program (MassHealth), Attorney General Maura Healey announced today. The owner of Lifestream Healthcare Alliance, Hellen Kiago, age 48, of Sturbridge, was convicted on…
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California Man Pleads Guilty to Making Violent Threats Against Boston Globe Employees

BOSTON STRONG NEWS - DOJ BOSTON reports - BOSTON, MA – A California man pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston in connection with making violent threats against Boston Globe employees in retaliation for the newspaper’s editorial response to political attacks on the media.  Robert D. Chain, 68, of Encino, Calif., pleaded guilty to seven counts of making threatening communications in interstate commerce. District Court…
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Marathoners Raise $2 Million for Mass General

Their personal causes helped Mass General’s Boston Marathon® runners make it through rain and pain to the finish line. BOSTON STRONG NEWS - Mass General Ellen Barlow reports - On April 15, 2019, more than 190 runners on this year’s Mass General Marathon Team “did Boston,” pushing their limits to cross the finish line of Boston’s prestigious race. As of last count, those determined runners had cumulatively…
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President Trump models an MLB brand TRUMP 18 T-Shirt with the Boston Red Sox

President Trump Welcomes the Boston Red Sox to the White House President Donald J. Trump welcomes the 2018 World Series Champion Boston Red Sox baseball team Thursday, May 9, 2019, at ceremonies on the South Portico entrance of the White House in Washington, DC. (Official White House Photo by Amy Rossetti)
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Founder and Four Executives of Insys Therapeutics Convicted of Racketeering Conspiracy

First successful prosecution of top pharmaceutical executives for crimes related to the prescribing of opioids DOJ Boston reports BOSTON, MA The founder and four former executives of Insys Therapeutics Inc. were convicted today by a federal jury in Boston in connection with bribing medical practitioners to prescribe Subsys, a highly-addictive sublingual fentanyl spray intended for cancer patients experiencing breakthrough pain, and for defrauding Medicare and…
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John Henry’s Globe censors reader comments as Henry and the Red Sox Team with President Trump

Remarks by President Trump Welcoming the 2018 World Series Champions Boston Red Sox Washington, DC: The White House reports - South Lawn 3:44 EDT. THE PRESIDENT:  Well, there’s nothing like the White ; And a little rain is ; We might wipe out a suit, but that’s all right, ; It’s raining a little bit, ; Nobody told me about ; You don’t need umbrellas,…
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BOSTON STRONG Lower Atlantic EVAC ZONES – Hurricane Preparedness – Evacuate Politely Before or When Told to Leave. Superstorm Sandy’s Atlantic strike killed over 233 people by drowning, impalement, crushing or Poisoning by odorless fumes from misuse of gas generators.

National Hurricane Preparedness Week WASHINGTON, DC: The White House reports – During National Hurricane Preparedness Week, I encourage all Americans living in hurricane-prone areas to take the measures necessary to safeguard their families, homes, and businesses.  As a Nation, we are sadly too familiar with the destructive force of hurricanes.  To help prevent and mitigate hurricane-related harm, it is critically important that we prepare for…
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ICE FIELDS – Massachusetts judge, court officer charged for obstructing ICE arrest

ICE BOSTON reports – A Massachusetts State Court Judge and Trial Court Officer were indicted today in federal court in Boston on obstruction of justice charges for preventing an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officer from taking custody of an alien defendant, it was announced by ICE leadership in Boston and the Attorney for the District of Massachusetts. Shelley M. Richmond Joseph, 51, of Natick,…
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Mayor Crowns 2019 Boston Marathon Champion

April 15, 2019 - 2019 Boston Marathon Champion Lawrence Cherono of Kenya receives his crown from Boston Mayor Martin Walsh on Boylston St. (Mayor's Office Photo by Jeremiah Robinson) April 15, 2019 -Lawrence Cherono of Ethopia crosses the finish line as the mens elite champion at the 2019 Boston Marathon. (Mayor's Office Photo by Jeremiah Robinson)
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$89 Million Funded Grayken Center for Addiction at Boston Medical Center makes long-term Opioid Use Disorder Drug recovery a reality

Boston, MA: BMC reports - Boston Medical Center (BMC) was awarded $89 million in funding from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to lead a research study with the goal of reducing opioid deaths by 40% in some of the most heavily impacted Massachusetts communities in three years. BMC’s study is part of the NIH HEAL (Helping…
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New Mass General Center to Address Gun Violence

Gun Violence is a Public Health Issue. Boston, MA: MGH reports by Peter L. Slavin, MD. Las Vegas; Parkland; Pittsburgh; Sutherland Springs; Thousand Oaks; Chicago; Orlando; Newtown; Blacksburg; Aurora; Fort Hood … The names of these cities and towns collectively remind us of the grim reality of gun violence in our nation. Sadly, this list – already far too long – represents only a sliver…
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Carlos Arredondo and Tom Smith Finish the Boston Marathon 2019 Together

Arredondo Family Foundation Carlos Arredondo releases - Boston Marathon 2019 – April 15, 2019 On this 6th anniversary of the bombing on April 15, 2019, I participated in the marathon representing the Arredondo Family Foundation. I joined other Boston bombing survivors attending events through the City and also in the marathon. I remembered all of the people who will never forget this date and what…
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