Feb 15, 2024 - News

🔙 Back that Mass. Up: Steward Health on life support

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The state's top public health official expects "reorganization, reconfiguration, transition and potential closures" within the nine hospitals Steward Health Care System owns in Massachusetts. (BBJ)

Biogen is predicting flat sales growth in 2024, beating expectations that the local pharma giant would forecast a slump. (Axios)

  • Demand for the Alzhiemer's drug Leqembi is giving Biogen a lift this year after it backed off another promising Alzhiemer's drug, Aduhelm.

Here's a roundup of what Boston's favorite boyband — the DunKings — have released so far:

  • The Super Bowl commercial
  • A whole bunch of orange and pink apparel. The tracksuits are sold out.
  • A "Making the Band" behind the scenes video with Tom Brady, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's very convincing Cantabrigian accent.
  • And of course, the real reason for the media blitz: the branded iced coffee flavor, Munchkins Skewer and other new menu items like the Hazelnut Heartthrob.

💭 Deehan's thought bubble: Okay, guys, the DunKings thing was fun. Now let's forget it ever happened.

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