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Impatient for children’s vaccine after a long wait, parents scramble for appointments

Surveys suggest that only a minority of parents intend to vaccinate their little ones against COVID-19. But those who want the vaccine want it badly, and they want it now.

Japanese drug giant Takeda will move into 16-story building planned for Kendall Square

The company says it wants to create a consolidated campus in Cambridge and is signing a 15-year lease on a planned 600,000 square-foot lab and office space at 585 Third St.

Mass. officials suspect avian influenza is cause of seabirds’ deaths along coast, warn against handling them

State officials said Wednesday that they suspect that avian influenza is killing seabirds along the coast.

Women who are optimistic tend to live longer, Harvard study says

Researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health found that the trend “was generally evident across racial and ethnic groups, suggesting the association of optimism with longevity extends to diverse populations.”

Startup Elucid hopes that AI can help cardiologists prevent heart attacks

The Boston firm raised $27 million for FDA-cleared software that reads scans and makes recommendations for preventative treatments.


Lifespan Cancer Institute secures key approval for stem-cell therapy for cancer patients

'In order for the Institute to remain current, we needed to have these treatments and therapies,' a Lifespan spokeswoman said.

Broadway will drop mask mandate beginning July 1

Broadway theaters will be allowed to drop their mask mandates starting July 1, the Broadway League announced Tuesday.

UK to offer vaccines to some queer men to stop monkeypox; officials cite higher transmission risk

British health officials will start offering vaccines to gay and bisexual men at the highest risk of catching monkeypox, in an effort to curb the biggest outbreak of the disease beyond Africa.