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When Reggie Jackson’s five-year, $2.9 million contract with the New York Yankees kicked off baseball’s free-agent era in 1976, a box seat at Yankee Stadium – the best in the house – would run you $5.50. Thirty-eight years later, the minimum salary for a major leaguer is just below Jackson’s then-record amount. more
CVS/pharmacy is marking National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday by renewing its community donation program to support local law enforcement drug collection efforts. more
An investor in two large Bay State health care companies involved in separate mergers said he doesn’t expect the U.S. Treasury’s recently announced measures aimed at cracking down on corporate tax inversions to derail those plans, the Boston Business Journal reported. more
Due to overwhelming demand, The Autism Project is once again presenting its ASPire series. The five-week training series is for both parents and professionals working with individuals with Asperger Syndrome. more
A recent analysis done by the CVS Health Research Institute shows that there has been a drop in use of the Hepatitis C drug Sovaldi. more
The Miriam Hospital has for the fifth time been designated by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center. The advanced certification recognizes The Miriam Hospital Stroke Center, which cares for more than 650 patients a year, as providing the highest-quality stroke care. more
Hasbro Children’s Specialty Practice has opened a new Fall River Multispecialty Clinic to provide more localized, high-level specialty care to residents of southeastern New England. more
Associate professor at Brown University discusses his work to identify the cells and circuits that cause migraines and possible opportunities for creating therapies. more
Rhode Island and Massachusetts have among the lowest obesity rates in the country, according to “The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America” report by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Trust for America’s Health. more
A web gaming and video-based study being done at Rhode Island Hospital on teen dating violence has obtained $791,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of Justice. more
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