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BIDMC names new president

September 16, 2011
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LMA—Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has named Kevin Tabb its new president and chief executive officer. Tabb will start the job on Oct. 17. “I am extremely honored to be selected to lead Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at such a critical time,” Tabb said in a press release. “I have been very...

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Breakthrough! Recent research from the LMA

September 16, 2011
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A deadly bacterium that killed two dozen people in Germany earlier this year was quickly analyzed genetically by international researches—including doctors at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). That allowed doctors to avoid using certain antibiotics that might be ineffective. DNA of the E. coli bacterium showed that it was...

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Editorial: Students and the Hill

September 16, 2011
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Mission Hill has a love-hate relationship with students. On the one hand, we welcome their business and their cultural contributions. On the other, we bemoan their noise and litter and try to herd them into dorms far away. Students, however, seem to love Mission Hill with no mixed feelings. After all, even the most...

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Editorial: Harmony on the Hill

September 16, 2011
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Harmony on the Hill deserves thanks for continuing to make some good come of the Charles Stuart atrocity. Its new scholarship fund is yet another great idea for increasing opportunity in—and possibly some giving-back to—Mission Hill. When Charles Stuart chose a place to kill his pregnant wife and blame a non-existent black man in...

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Letter: Thanks for great block party

September 16, 2011
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The good neighbors on the Back of the Hill deserve a public thanks for their contributions to the Lawn Street block party on Sept. 10, especially Barbara Dessesaure, Kay Gallagher, Ida Graves, Courtney Nichols, Ricardo Garcia, Toni Komst, the Yaya family and the Back of the Hill CDC. Next year will mark 25 years...

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BIKE BEGINNING

August 19, 2011
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BIKE BEGINNING

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SCHOOL’S OUT

August 19, 2011
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SCHOOL’S OUT

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TOP SHOTS

August 19, 2011
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TOP SHOTS

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Wheel Deal

August 19, 2011
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Wheel Deal

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Editorial: Not just along for the ride

August 19, 2011
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Hubway, the new bicycle rental system, appears to be a success. It would be even more successful with the public input it deserves. Hubway, a joint city-corporate program, is one of Mayor Menino’s many real-deal bicycle infrastructure improvements. It is not cosmetic and it is not fluff. It is an ambitious achievement. The mayor...

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