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Sajith Wickramasekara co-founded Benchling to improve laboratory data collection and collaboration. Since its 2012 founding, the company has grown to a valuation of $6.1 billion. Wickramasekara will … more
Dr. Marcella Aquino, an allergist and immunologist at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, shared tips with 12 News about how children with asthma and seasonal allergies can prepare for the school year. more
People with monkeypox told to isolate from animals after infection transmitted to Italian greyhound in Paris The World Health Organization has called for people infected with monkeypox to … more
Schools are reminding students of how to prevent spread and what to do if they suspect they have the disease. The post Here’s how UMass and other colleges are telling students to prepare for … more
Doctors at Boston Children's Hospital have been facing violent threats after far-right groups online spread "misinformation" about the hospital performing genital surgeries on minors in connection … more
Measures include improved maternal healthcare and efforts to reduce abortions as China seeks to reverse declining population growth The Chinese government has pledged to improve pre- and … more
The new mental health law mandates insurance coverage for an annual mental health wellness exam, seeks to rein in the emergency department boarding crisis, eliminates a prior authorization … more
“We are deeply concerned by these attacks ... fueled by misinformation and a lack of understanding and respect for our transgender community.” The post Boston Children’s Hospital … more
EEE is very serious, even though it's extremely rare in humans. more
A restaurant customer in Fort Lauderdale has died of a bacterial infection after eating raw oysters more
The researchers said there are three main clusters of foods that share similar genetic components and these genes are linked to health traits such as activity levels or cholesterol. Read more: … more
The World Health Organization renamed the two known clades of the monkeypox virus Monday. more
Classes are almost back in session in Springfield and the school district is informing parents and students of what to expect this year. more
The British government says thousands of people who contracted HIV or hepatitis from transfusions of tainted blood in the 1970s and 1980s will receive 100,000 pounds, about $120,000, in … more
Research on more than 20 apps found that the majority collected large amounts of personal data and shared it with third parties After the fall of federal abortion protections in the US, … more
Cancer-detection start-up Epicapture now stands a chance of securing €1.5m from EIT Health as it prepares to get investor ready. Read more: Irish start-up Epicapture makes it to finals of … more
"I think they're trying to thread a pretty difficult needle." The post How reasonable are the CDC’s recent changes to COVID guidelines? appeared first on Boston.com. more
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its website to include dogs among animals susceptible to catching monkeypox after a canine believed to have acquired the virus through … more
A suspected Mass and Cass fentanyl and crack trafficker is held without bail after Boston police say they found more than 50 plastic bags full of the drugs in his backpack. more
An animal tranquilizer has been cropping up in narcotic mixes from Puerto Rico to Philadelphia, and is now spreading in Massachusetts. more
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