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There has been scarcely a murmur of dissent over adding fluoride to Cambridge drinking water since 1974 – until recently. And new federal guidance would lower the amount we drink.
Financially struggling Cambridge Health Alliance is performing far better than expected so far when it comes to the bottom line, although that hasn’t translated into hard cash.
As researchers reported Thursday that this year’s flu vaccine reduces your chance of getting sick by only 23 percent so far this flu season, Cambridge Health Alliance doctors are seeing more people with influenza symptoms.
Lower-paid service and clerical workers at a unit of Cambridge Health Alliance have won a minimum starting wage of $15 an hour, their union announced Thursday.
For the third year in a row, Cambridge Health Alliance faces penalties for having too many patients return to the hospital within a month after they’re discharged.
Cambridge Health Alliance is hoping a new radiology suite will improve patients’ experiences, expand services and bring in sorely needed revenue. The early word: The $2.1 million bet is paying off.
Cambridge Health Alliance has some good financial news for a change: It’s doing much better than expected for the past three months.