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  • Family recounts death of MIT officer during Boston bombing manhunt

    Family recounts death of MIT officer during Boston bombing manhunt
    Joe Rogers and his wife, Kelley, were at home when the phone rang late that night. The MIT Police Department informed them that their police officer son, Sean Collier, had been shot. His wife screamed as Rogers struggled to understand what happened to...
  • 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...
  • Getting through grief

    Losing a close friend or family member can be devastating. All the small details of daily life — getting out of bed, making meals, going to appointments, taking care of children, handling responsibilities at work — may seem monumentally hard...
  • Rescue workers use apps to help save lives

    WASHINGTON When 911 dispatchers get a call that someone has collapsed and stopped breathing, they quickly notify first responders. In hundreds of communities across the U.S., they now also send out a smartphone app alert summoning citizens trained in CPR....
  • Safe exercise: Know the warning signs of pushing too hard

    You know the expression about no pain, no gain. But pain and other symptoms during exercise are not normal. You should always pay attention when your body is sending you warning signs. "Be sensible if you have symptoms. It's better to get help so you can...
  • At Michener Museum, seeing deeply into a work of art

    The group had come to the Doylestown museum for a program that uses meditation to deepen the appreciation of art. But Maria Starr wasn't expecting the objet du contemplation to be a coffee table. Yet there it was at the James A. Michener Art Museum: a...
  • Holy Cross to hold free forum on anal cancer

    Holy Cross to hold free forum on anal cancer
    Holy Cross Hospital will host a free educational forum March 28 focusing on the importance of anal cancer screening, new treatments for the disease and life after treatment. The Holy Cross forum, entitled "Anal Cancer: Today's Approach, Tomorrow's...
  • Brain has strong points at different ages

    Brain has strong points at different ages
    For people over 40 who fear that their mind is slowly failing them, a new study suggests that older brains are better than younger brains in some ways. While some thinking skills begin to decline as one ages, researchers found that others don't peak...
  • Dog saying goodbye to his dying master: Story behind viral image

    Dog saying goodbye to his dying master: Story behind viral image
    At first glance, the image seems quizzical. A dog on a hospital bed? Huh? But a closer look reveals a haunting image that won't soon be forgotten: A faithful pup saying goodbye to his master as he lay dying in his hospital bed. It was an image that...
  • Not So Sweet After All

    Not So Sweet After All
    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A moment on the lips, forever on the hips? A bad figure is hardly the worst of it. Eating a lot of fat, especially the kind that's in cookies and pastries, can significantly raise the risk of stroke for women over 50, a large...