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  • Using a smartphone microscope to detect parasites in blood

    Prick a finger and have the blood checked for parasites — by smartphone? Scientists are turning those ubiquitous phones into microscopes and other medical tools that could help fight diseases in remote parts of the world.
  • Partners HealthCare notifies 3,300 patients of email breach

    Boston-based nonprofit health care system Partners HealthCare is notifying about 3,300 patients about a security breach. Partners says in November it learned a group of its workers received phishing emails and provided information in response. Phishing...

    Boston Marathon bomber's lawyers try to explain his crude gesture

    Defense attorneys for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Wednesday tried to downplay prosecution claims that their client had shown anger and defiance at the U.S. when he raised his middle finger at a surveillance camera, and said he...

    Plane diverted to Boston hits turbulence, 2 injured

    Two people on a Delta Air Lines international flight diverted to Boston because of bad weather in the New York area were taken to a hospital after the plane encountered turbulence approaching Logan International Airport. Delta said Wednesday afternoon...

    Everywhere, hospitals are merging, but why should you care?

    Harvard Health Blog All across America, hospitals are merging. In 2014 alone, there were 95 mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures among U.S. hospitals, down only slightly from 98 in 2013. What's fueling this strong trend toward hospital consolidation...