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  • Two movies strive to depict true ravages of ALS Disease

    Nanci Ryder has been Renee Zellweger's publicist for 20 years. She stayed in the waiting room when the actress had dental surgery and has walked her down the red carpet on Oscar night. "She's been a mentor, a big sister - a little sister," Zellweger...
  • U.S. hospitals gird for Ebola panic as flu season looms

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A young woman complaining of abdominal pain and nausea who had traveled to Africa arrived at a Long Island hospital fearful that she had contracted Ebola. She did not have the virus, but the pregnancy test was positive. The woman had...
  • Health: A New Face On Medical Care

    Health: A New Face On Medical Care
    Robots bathing patients, storefront medical clinics and nurses conducting procedures once done by doctors. The future of health care is bound to include practices that might surprise us today but will be commonplace 50 years from now. When hasn't that...
  • For Mom, For Dad, For Charity — Marathon Finishers Have Varied Motivations

     For Mom, For Dad, For Charity — Marathon Finishers Have Varied Motivations
    HARTFORD — Among the runners from around the world who participated in the 21st annual NU Hartford Marathon Saturday, Jaclyn Marino, 33, of Berlin, was a first-time finisher. After having two children, Marino began exercising to lose her baby...
  • Two park rangers stabbed on Boston Common

    Two park rangers stabbed on Boston Common
    Two Boston city park rangers were stabbed on Tuesday on the Boston Common, and one suffered life-threatening injuries, a police spokesman said. He said the ranger was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital. The second ranger had injuries that were...
  • Two Boston park rangers stabbed; suspect arrested

    Two Boston park rangers were stabbed Tuesday by a 34-year-old man, police said. One ranger was critically injured. Bodio Hutchinson was arrested in the attack, a Boston Police Department spokesman said. One ranger was taken to Massachusetts General...
  • Substance in broccoli improves autism symptoms: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A dose of a chemical found in broccoli and other vegetables may improve the behavioral and social symptoms of autism in young men, according to a new small study. But people would have to eat a possibly unrealistic amount of...
  • Study: Frozen poop pills may make fecal transplants simpler and safer

    Would you swallow frozen poop in a pill? What if you were infected by a stubborn strain of Clostridium difficile and suffering from diarrhea bad enough to send you to a hospital? It may – OK, probably does – sound gross. But researchers...
  • Insurance debate snares prostate cancer study

    PHILADELPHIA More than a decade after prostate cancer became the economic driver behind proton beam therapy in the U.S., it still isn't clear that men treated with the technology do better than those who get less costly radiation treatments. That's why...
  • On The Fly: Choate Football Team Is Perfect

    How's this for domination: Choate-Wallingford is 3-0 and has yet to allow a point, defeating Cushing Academy 55-0, Lawrenceville School 37-0 and Phillips Exeter 49-0. Quarterback John Fadule has thrown eight touchdown passes and rushed for six TDs....
  • Pfizer drug effective in patients with rare lung cancer: study

    (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc's Xalkori, which treats lung cancer patients with a specific gene mutation, proved effective in shrinking tumors in those with an even rarer form of the disease, according to data presented at a medical meeting on Saturday. In...