A jury has awarded $16.7 million to the daughter of a Boston woman who died of lung cancer after a radiologist missed evidence of the cancer in a chest X-ray.
The public will have until July 21 to submit comments on the agreement that would allow Partners HealthCare to acquire South Shore Hospital and Hallmark Health.
The bill was prompted by a nationwide meningitis outbreak stemming from a tainted steroid produced by a now-closed Framingham pharmacy.
On Friday, DPH announced it has eliminated some of the companies it originally named as qualified to run the dispensaries.
Those eliminated include the two proposed in Boston, and three put forward by former Massachusetts U.S. Rep. William Delahunt.
The U.S. Supreme Court has unanimously struck down the Massachusetts law creating abortion clinic buffer zones.
The Senate unanimously approved legislation that sets nurse staffing ratios in intensive care units within Massachusetts hospitals.
Massachusetts officials who support protest-free zones around abortion clinics say they will try to craft new rules in the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court decision.