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The Crimson reports the medical school hopes to sell 8 of the 11 floors in a building it owns at 4 Blackfan Circle in the Longwood Medical Area. The money will help reduce the school's debt and, if enough comes in, let it stop drawing down its endowment to pay for operations.
WHDH reports the school on Longwood Avenue was evacuated, including students performing dental surgery at the time. WBZ updates that the person may have been dead since yesterday, that there was no spill and that hazmat crews were called because the school's labs have various chemicals.
The Globe reports Brigham and Women's Hospital has offered voluntary buyouts to 1,600 workers.
Separately, the hospital and parent Partners Healthcare have agreed to pay the federal government $10 million to resolve fraud allegations involving "manipulated and falsified information" used by three Brigham doctors to obtain federal stem-cell research grants.
A few days after Partners HealthCare announced plans to subsume Mass. Eye and Ear, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Lahey Clinic are announcing plans to merge, the Boston Business Journal reports.
The Boston Business Journal reports state regulators gave the go-ahead for the expansion, which will see an 11-story building rise on what is now a garden where patients and families go for breaks during care.