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  • India's Modi to get rock star reception in New York

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - It is a rock 'n' roller's dream to "sell out The Garden," but for a foreign politician to pack New York City's most famous sports and entertainment arena is another thing entirely.     Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on his...
  • Memories Of My Father Fill Farewell To Jeter

    This past March, my father sat on our living room couch in the spot he had always coveted when we watched games together in Madison; it was the perfect distance from the TV and the side table, and located between the room's two back speakers. "It's...
  • 'Ether Dome' A Nostalgic, Haunting Look At A Complicated Chapter In Medical History

    'Ether Dome' A Nostalgic, Haunting Look At A Complicated Chapter In Medical History
    The Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven is opening its 50th anniversary season next month with the classic community-conscious melodrama Our Town. Hartford Stage, it seems, has beaten them to the punch by producing "Ether Dome''. The new play, receiving its...
  • Kids with Type 1 diabetes get a taste of normal life with 'bionic pancreas'

    Kids with Type 1 diabetes get a taste of normal life with 'bionic pancreas'
    As 7-year-old Zara Cheek packed her bags for her first sleep-away camp this summer, she found herself looking forward to more than just swimming, going on hikes and eating S'mores for two glorious weeks. To her, the experience meant a chance to live...
  • Dr. Rory Childers, electrocardiogram expert, dies

     Dr. Rory Childers, electrocardiogram expert, dies
    Dr. Rory Childers, a cardiologist and professor of medicine at the University of Chicago, was an internationally recognized authority on the movement of electrical impulses within the beating heart and the use and interpretation of electrocardiograms....
  • Thompson Woman Killed By Lightning In Bay State

    A woman from the North Grosvenordale section of Thompson has died after being struck by lightning in Ipswich, Mass., on Saturday. Marguerite Tomany, 61, and another woman were struck at about 2 p.m. at Crane Beach in Ipswich, police said. Both were...
  • Gluten-free label rule to take effect, but its use won't be mandatory

    Gluten-free label rule to take effect, but its use won't be mandatory
    Regulations that tell consumers just what it means when a product is labeled "gluten free" take effect on Tuesday — a "major milestone," says one of the leading experts on gluten disorders. "The gluten-free diet for someone with celiac disease...
  • Grand-Drama 'Ether Dome' Opening Hartford Stage Season

    Grand-Drama 'Ether Dome' Opening Hartford Stage Season
    The patient has been under for a while, quietly resting and gathering strength, and is ready to wake up. "Ether Dome," a new grand-scale drama about Horace Wells, the Hartford-based dentist who pioneered the use of anesthesia in the mid-19th century, is...
  • Boston Marathon bombing victim marries his nurse

    BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts man badly injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing married his nurse in a weekend wedding, according to the hotel where the ceremony was held. James Costello met Krista D'Agostino while he was undergoing treatment at...
  • Angels lose Richards for 6-9 months with knee injury

    The Sports Xchange Angels lose Richards for 6-9 months with knee injury Angels right-hander Garrett Richards sustained a torn patellar tendon in his left knee during a nasty tumble Wednesday night and will undergo season-ending surgery next week....
  • Simple measures made hospital patients 70% more likely to quit smoking

    Simple measures made hospital patients 70% more likely to quit smoking
    A free supply of nicotine replacement medication and a handful of automated phone calls made smokers who wanted to quit much more likely to succeed, according to results of a clinical trial published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Assn....