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Stopping the scourge: An all-out effort to fight opioid addiction

Buprenorphine is used in medication-assisted treatment to aid people addicted to narcotic pain relievers. | Photo courtesy of Pixabay

March 20, 2018 - 5:16pm

Sensory deprivation tanks help folks unplug, destress

Levity Float Studio in Squirrel Hill boasts two tanks that are 8 feet long, 4 feet wide and 4 feet high. Although the space is relatively small, when guests lie down in the 93.8 degree-water away from all light and sound, their body begins to float like a cork. | Photos courtesy of Levity.

March 5, 2018 - 3:26pm

Workplace wellness programs diagnosed as robust nationwide

Johns Hopkins employees paddled a “Grateful Bread” dragon boat at the 2017 Baltimore Dragon Boat Challenge at Under Armour Headquarters in Baltimore. The competition was among the activities that make up Hopkins’ wellness program. | Photo courtesy of Johns Hopkins

January 30, 2018 - 9:29pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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Fintech startup expands to meet growing need for medical loans

LendingPoint CEO Tom Burnside is one of the company's four co-founders. | Photo submitted

July 2, 2017 - 12:55pm

The nose knows: Specialty firm evaluates all things stinky

From left Chuck, Donna and Mike McGinley take a break in a gazebo overlooking Stillwater’s historic lift bridge on the St. Croix River. | Photo courtesy of Cami Enke, Hazel Brown and Blue Photography.

May 25, 2017 - 4:35pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Todd Hopkins

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Sonita Lontoh

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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