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Boston's Seaport neighborhood officially has its very first pharmacy
Boston's Seaport District, a burgeoning neighborhood that has long been without a pharmacy and a supermarket, finally has one of those things.
CVS Pharmacy officially opened on Sunday in the luxury apartment building Watermark Seaport at 85 Seaport Boulevard. The new store spans 11,590 square feet.
“From the very early stages of development in the Seaport District, it was our top priority to bring a state-of-the-art pharmacy to the area. The thousands of residents and professionals living and…
Device detecting food allergens could be available as soon as 2018
With an updated design and $1.1 million funding round, a keychain that can test food for allergens is getting closer to market.
The Allergy Amulet device is the invention of Abigail Barnes, who has struggled with her allergy to peanuts, tree nuts and shellfish her entire life. The patent is pending on the USB drive-sized tester, which can read disposable testing strips to test foods for certain allergens, and send that data to a phone.
Since being named a finalist for Boston-based startup accelerator…
Law firm hires Staples lawyer to bulk up cybersecurity practice
The law firm Jones Day has hired the attorney in charge of litigation and government investigations at Staples to be the first partner specializing in cybersecurity in its Boston office.
Lisa Ropple comes to the Cleveland firm after five years at Staples (Nasdaq: SPLS), where she served as associate general counsel and head of litigation and government investigations and supervised the company’s handling of cybersecurity matters. She was at Staples during a 2014 data breach that affected as many…