Combining behavioral & data sciences to optimize chronic disease management

Digital tools have become an essential part of our lives. Online calendars guide our daily routine; Waze and Google Maps plan our routes – warning us of traffic or an accident ahead; websites and apps recommend restaurants nearby; and this is just to name a few. These technologies direct and redirect us, offering optimal guidance … Read more

INVEST Pitch Perfect winner: Vincere Health offers underserved patients a holistic solution to quit smoking

From left: Shalen De Silva, CEO and co-founder of Vincere Health, and Jake Keteyian, the company’s president and co-founder. Smoking rates have declined over the decades by two-thirds since the Surgeon General warned of the consequences of lighting up more than 50 years ago. But today about 1 in 7, or nearly 13%, of adults … Read more

Boston businesses welcome bump from Celtics, Bruins playoff games

COVID. WITH BOTH THE CELTICS AND BRUINS NOW IN THE PLAYOFFS AND OUTDOOR DINING STARTING ON SUNDAY IN THE NORTH END BUSINESS OWNERS IN THIS AREA SAY IT FEELS LIKE CHRISTMAS NEW YEAR’SN I THE FOURTH OF JYUL FOR ONE WRAPPED IN WRAPPIL IN US WEPPIL IN WRAPPED IN WRAPPED IN WRAPPED IN. IT’S BEEN … Read more

Why Glen Tullman is backing virtual diabetes clinic 9am.health

Diabetes management can be time-consuming, cumbersome and expensive. Particularly for those who are uninsured or underinsured, it can also be unaffordable and inaccessible, according to the leaders of startup 9am.health. So instead of offering to help navigate the existing health system, the San Diego-based virtual diabetes clinic is setting out to create a completely new … Read more

More than a dozen Lawrence families displaced by 7-alarm blaze

Firefighters in Lawrence, Massachusetts, battled a fire that reached seven alarms in multiple three-decker homes on Crosby Street Friday night. The fire, which began just before 10 pm Friday, had spread to as many as five nearby buildings in the neighborhood. Lawrence Fire Chief Brian Moriarty said the fire appeared to have started in the … Read more

Cape Ann Business Briefcase | News

Socks collection From now until May 1, Sullivan Tire44 Bass Ave., is holding a sock drive to help those experiencing homelessness remain warm and healthy. Socks are one of the most requested items from individuals and families experiencing homelessness, yet they are the least donated for those in need. Sock boxes are located at over … Read more

Travel woes continue for JetBlue customers in Boston, across US

TRAVELERS. PER.TE >> THIS HAS BEEN AN ONGOING ISSUE FOR WEEKS NO W.JETBLUE IS MAKING SOME CHANGES TO THE SUMMER SCHEDULE TO MAKE SURE THIS DOES NOT HAPPEN LONG TERM. >> YOU HAVE BEEN REHE SINCE FRIDAY. >> FRIDAY. NO SHOWER OR ANYTHING. TWE HEIC HAS AT LEAST ONE MORE NIGHT SLEEPING IN HIS CHA.IR … Read more

Chicopee superintendent on leave after arrest over lying about text threats

The superintendent of a Massachusetts school district is on leave after she was arrested over accusations of making false statements in connection with sending threatening messages to a candidate for a government job.The Chicopee School Committee held an emergency meeting Wednesday night and voted 8-3 to place Superintendent of Schools Lynn M. Clark on paid … Read more

Flight cancellations, delays in Boston continue after frustrating air travel weekend

Flight cancellations and delays continue Monday at Logan International Airport in Boston after travelers were stuck waiting in terminals for hours during the weekend. As of 9:45 am Monday, FlightAware reported 50 flight cancellations and 62 delays. More than 100 flights coming into or departing from Logan Airport were canceled and more than 200 were … Read more

Boston air travelers frustrated by hundreds of cancellations, delays

Many people trying to travel out of Logan International Airport in Boston had a frustrating weekend, as they were stuck waiting in terminals for hours for delayed or canceled flights. It was a tough weekend for air travelers across the country, as WCVB managing editor Bill Sheerin said his flight out of Tampa International Airport … Read more