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Is the medical device tax on the way out?

LIVIA GERSHON Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Amid the controversy over national health care reform, the Affordable Care Act has raised serious hackles with the medical device tax, especially in Massachusetts. Now, with Republicans set to...

Bringing health research to life

Rick Saia |

NuVascular Technologies is sitting at the intersection of health care and textiles, a startup that's developing such products as artificial blood vessels. Matt Phaneuf, who has worked in medical...

Expert walks Worcester through the economics of internet secrets

Sam Bonacci |

In the world of cyber security, an entire industry has materialized around selling information about vulnerabilities in programs, alternately offering the ability to protect against these flaws in...

Lightower: Va., DC fiber expansion done

Lightower Fiber Networks of Boxborough said it has completed an 1,100-mile expansion of its all-fiber network throughout Virginia and the Washington, D.C., metro area.

Revenues up at ReWalk Robotics

ReWalk Robotics of Marlborough reported a 277 percent year-over-year revenue jump to $1.5 million.

RXi reports results for third quarter

Marlborough-based RXi Pharmaceuticals, which is working on a drug to reduce dermal scarring after surgery, reported financial results for the quarter ended Sept. 30.

Fitchburg's Arrhythmia turns in another profitable quarter

Rick Saia |

Medical device manufacturer Arrhythmia Research Technology of Fitchburg (NYSE:HRT) turned in its third straight profitable quarter as revenue jumped nearly 28 percent over the third quarter of 2013,...

SeraCare hit with state environmental fine

Rick Saia |

Medical device manufacturer SeraCare Life Sciences of Milford has been slapped with a $6,621 penalty over alleged violations of state hazardous waste management regulations, the Mass. Department of...

Report: Mass. video-game industry growing

Rick Saia |

As the video game industry enjoys growth across the United States, Massachusetts is reaping some of those benefits, according to a national trade group, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA).

Which way will Baker go on life sciences? Leaders wait on governor-elect

Emily Micucci |

If there's one clear economic development legacy Gov. Deval Patrick will leave behind after eight years in office, it's his advocacy for the state's life sciences industry.

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