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Despite resistance, researchers investigate the possibility of a new mental health disorder

Many researchers say the study of sluggish cognitive tempo, which is still in its early stages, can’t yet support a formal diagnosis.

An aerial view of the project, which would take place in a busy part of downtown Boston next to the Beacon Hill neighborhood.

Here’s a look at what MGH has planned for downtown

Massachusetts General Hospital is moving forward with a $1.9 billion building project that could reshape a busy stretch of downtown Boston. Here’s a glimpse of what that might look like.

A view of the new building at Cambridge and North Grove streets.

MGH pushes ahead with nearly $2 billion expansion

Two new buildings on Cambridge Street would have hundreds of private rooms for patients, and the project would improve a busy commuter corridor in downtown Boston while potentially serving as a key cog in the linking of the MBTA's Red and Blue lines.

Larry Edelman
Greg Austin worked with client Jordan Caira at the Inclusive Fitness in West Roxbury.

At this gym, ‘There’s no such thing as an autism-specific exercise’

Inclusive Fitness in West Roxbury is designed to lower the barriers to fitness for people with neurological differences.

Cohere Health's digital platform.

Cohere Health raises $36 million to accelerate push to digitize health care processes

The company works with heath insurers and physicians to speed up the prior authorization process, by which a physician may have to request approval by fax or phone for drugs or treatments before an insurer will agree to cover the cost.

Larry Edelman
Dr. Anne Klibanski, the CEO of Mass General Brigham, says that in the search for heads of the company's two main hospitals she is looking for "a wise and steady leader" with a commitment to "move us into the future."

At Mass General and the Brigham, picking outsiders as presidents may be the best way to end old rivalries

The corporate brass at Mass General Brigham have a rare opportunity to put executives at the top of each hospital as they push the rivals to work together in ways they long resisted.

Fallon Health to leave commercial insurance market

Instead, it will offer coverage for seniors on Medicare, low-income individuals on Medicaid, and people who qualify for subsidized coverage through the state Health Connector.

South Shore Hospital in Weymouth.

After exploring merger options, South Shore Health will stay independent

The decision marks a strategic shift for the organization, which under previous leaders unsuccessfully pursued deals with two larger Massachusetts health systems.