Families First Health and Support Center is one of 10 New Hampshire facilities designated to receive atomizers for administering the opiate antidote Narcan. New Hampshire Healthy Families announced Monday that it will be shipping more than 200 of the free atomizers to neighborhood health centers and providers. They can then be distributed to caregivers, making [...]
Gov. Charlie Baker sat in the sun on the State House lawn Monday afternoon, relishing a victory for his administration and some in the Legislature. With the stroke of his pen, Baker signed into law an energy bill that aims to diversify the state’s energy portfolio, spur the development of an offshore wind industry and [...]
Making its final pitch to the International Olympic Committee, Rio de Janeiro emphasized the history to be made in Brazil. The city’s bid representatives campaigned with a world map that grouped previous Olympic hosts by continent. South America and Africa appeared glaringly empty. The message was simple: A vote for the white-sand beaches of Copacabana [...]
Her medical career took an abrupt turn when a relative was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1996 — and Faina Shtern learned to her shock how little research had been conducted in that field. A year later, she helped found the nonprofit AdMeTech Foundation, today a four-employee institute whose mission is to expedite development and [...]
Just about the only excitement contained in Verizon’s announcement Monday that it plans to buy Yahoo’s core business for $4.83 billion could be found in the exclamation point lodged in Yahoo!’s trademarked name. “There was a collective yawn in the industry,” said Eric Goodness, lead Verizon analyst at Gartner. Yahoo made its name 20 years [...]
The medication “Vivitrol” is gaining traction as a tool in the fight against drug addiction. It’s a once-a-month injection that was approved as a treatment for opioid and alcohol users in 2010. A psychiatric hospital in Hampstead now prescribes the medication, and patients seem to show signs of improvement. Mya Casela of Manchester knows what [...]
Pens matter. Ink does not.In the age of Amazon, evaluating antitrust concerns is sometimes twisting government officials into knots. That was made clear this week, when the Federal Trade Commission blocked the merger of Office Depot and Staples, in part by drawing elaborate distinctions between who buys pens and printer ink cartridges, and how. Full [...]
The Massachusetts opioid crisis grew even more deadly in 2015, with 1,379 confirmed overdose deaths — up 41 percent in just two years. A community response requires help on multiple levels, from innovative law enforcement approaches to paying for treatment. These four people and programs are among those across the state answering the call. Full Article Here
“The Black Rose turned 40 this spring. To mark the milestone, the legendary Irish pub hosted an anniversary bash on May 4 that drew a large crowd. Approximately 200 friends, family, employees, and loyal customers came out for the celebration, and needless to say, the Guinness flowed freely. Celtic Clan performed on stage, providing the [...]
Executive Profile: Jim Koch’s new book offers insight on a career in beer. It’s still all about the hops.
The book, “Quench Your Own Thirst,” is homage to Jim Koch’s undying passion for his industry, even if competition cut Boston Beer’s earnings to $7 million in the first quarter, down from $13.7 million a year earlier.