| Oct 23, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Nanci Ryder has been Renée 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,"...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:52 AM
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...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 10:22 PM
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...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 5:30 PM
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...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 7:20 PM
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....
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:22 PM
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.
| Aug 1, 2014
| 2:00 PM
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...
| Jul 15, 2014
Johns Hopkins, for decades ranked the best hospital in the country, has been through this before. Two years ago, it fell to No. 2 in the annual U.S. News and World Report rankings, regaining the top spot last year.
But No. 3?
"What a disaster!" said...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Northwestern Memorial Hospital ranked No. 10 in an annual list of the best hospitals in the nation, as compiled by U.S. News and World Report.
The rankings cover nearly 5,000 medical centers nationwide. Scoring takes death rates and patient safety in...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
The latest trend in high-tech health puts control in the palm of your hand. It's called digital fitness monitoring, and it comes in the form of tiny gadgets that you wear or place in your pocket.
"If you're already motivated to exercise or eat...