| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:39 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Marathon explosions and their aftermath were captured in chilling images that ran as relentless tape loops of terror online and on TV networks Monday, a sickeningly familiar routine in an age of violence designed for...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:44 AM
BOSTON (AP) — It dawned chilly, clear and blue, a parsimonious but perfect serving of New England springtime that — because it came on the third Monday in April — unquestionably called for a celebration.
The kind of morning just...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Pete Watson runs, literally and figuratively, among the distance-running elite. He won bronze in the 5,000 meters at the 2001 Canadian national championships, and he coaches his brother Rob, a world-class marathoner.
Monday the Watsons were in Boston,...
| Mar 27, 2012
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...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 8:54 PM
It's not true that only wealthy socialites have cosmetic surgery.
In fact, the clientele of Aberdeen’s lone plastic surgeon includes a number of farm wives.
Dr. Sanjay Mukerji said plastic and cosmetic surgery patients are often not people who are...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 6:07 AM
McLaren Northern Michigan received the “Get with the Guidelines — Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award” from the American Heart Association.
The recognition signifies that McLaren Northern Michigan has reached an aggressive...
| May 10, 2012
| 1:28 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More than half of kids who were part of a new study from California tested positive for secondhand smoke exposure -- despite only a handful of their parents admitting to lighting up.
Parents may think kids are only exposed...
| May 28, 2012
| 12:46 PM
Dr. Mark E. Molliver, a Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine professor emeritus of neuroscience and neurology, died of complications after cardiac arrest May 10 at Hopkins Hospital. The Canton resident was 75.
Colleagues said his discoveries had...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 5:01 PM
(Reuters) - Orthopedic surgeons-in-training said they were tired less often after rules regulating how much they could work went into place, according to a U.S. survey.
But the results published in the Annals of Surgery found the trainee doctors didn't...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 1:29 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The number of smokers lighting up on hospital grounds has fallen about seven percentage points since 1995, according to a new study.
"It is encouraging that there has been improvement, but it's discouraging that the nicotine...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Not long after she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1994, Christine Clifford walked into her local Barnes and Noble with a simple request: "I'd like to see all of your humorous books about cancer."
The clerk shot her a dirty look: "That's sick."...