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Worcester files suit against opioid makers

Grant Welker |

Worcester has filed a lawsuit against makers of opioid drugs the city argues have contributed to a deadly epidemic in recent years.

Saint Vincent CEO resigning

Grant Welker |

Jeffrey Welch is departing Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, MetroWest Medical and other affiliates little more than one year after becoming CEO for Tenet Healthcare's area hospitals.

VNA enters management agreement with CEO's former organization

Worcester-based VNA Care has entered into a management agreement with Porchlight VNA/Home Care, which was previously led by VNA Care President and CEO Holly Chaffee.

Hologic expands HIV, hepatitis testing access

Zachary Comeau |

Marlborough medical imaging device firm Hologic launched an initiative Wednesday to expand affordable access to molecular testing for HIV, heptatits B and C, and HPV.

Boston Scientific profits $555M in Q2

Marlborough medical device giant Boston Scientific reported a $555 million profit and nearly $2.5 billion in sales for the second quarter, near the top end of the company’s guidance range.

ReWalk Robotics stock dives 30 percent after investment delays, missed earnings

Zachary Comeau |

Shares of ReWalk Robotics dove by about one-third Tuesday as the company wasn't able to provide a full second-quarter financial statement and a delay in the closing of an investment.

Five mistakes to avoid in retirement


From taking too much risk to increased spending, retirees have a lot to think about when beginning the next chapter.

Local mental health organizations struggle with spiking suicide rates

Grant Welker |

As mental health providers in Central Massachusetts have expanded services to meet a growing need, they bump up against a capacity strained by funding and staffing limits.

Three healthcare leaders to leave their positions

Zachary Comeau |

Three women, all high-profile healthcare leaders in Central Massachusetts, will step down from their positions over the next several months, their respective organizations announced in July.

For an MRI, average Worcester County expense is lowest in Mass.

Grant Welker |

In Worcester County, at least, patients can know that health care costs could be far worse not too far away — when it comes to an MRI, anyway.

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