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  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: What causes low blood pressure?

    Q: My blood pressure stays low. Sometimes it drops so low that it causes dizziness and weakness. What can cause this? A: Many healthy people have low blood pressure. In fact, no specific blood pressure reading is considered too low, as long as the person...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Get hemorrhoid relief with simple home remedies

    Q: I have an external hemorrhoid. It's only uncomfortable some of the time. What treatment do you suggest? A: The best way to reduce swelling and discomfort is to keep stools soft and the anal area clean. You can help soften stools by taking fiber and...
  • Aaron Hernandez in court to face charges of assaulting fellow inmate

    Aaron Hernandez in court to face charges of assaulting fellow inmate
    Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez, who has been charged with murdering three men in two incidents in 2012 and 2013, is due back in court Monday to face charges of assaulting a fellow inmate while in jail. He was charged in May with the February assault of...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Many factors can influence blood sodium level

    Q: My blood tests indicate show that I have a low sodium level. It was 127 mEq/L on the most recent test. It was 130 mEq/L the year before. What can cause this? A: The normal level of sodium in the blood is between 135 mEq/L (milliequivalents per liter)...
  • Autoridades discutirán asesinatos en los que Hernández es sospechoso

    Autoridades discutirán asesinatos en los que Hernández es sospechoso
    Un fiscal del distrito de Massachusetts y el comisionado de la policía de Boston han llamado una conferencia de prensa la mañana el jueves para discutir 'nuevas acontecimientos' en un doble homicidio del 2012 de Boston en el cual el ex Patriota de New...
  • Jim Shea: I-84 Project Needs Catchy Name

    It's not too early to start being afraid. They are beginning to talk seriously about replacing the I-84 viaduct in Hartford, you know the raised highway near Aetna where traffic flow goes to die. Construction is still years away, but once it begins...
  • Angel investors hire Stanford, MIT grad to ramp up operations

    Angel investors hire Stanford, MIT grad to ramp up operations
    Business consultant Kathy Chiu just became a good person to know in Orlando’s growing tech and startup industry. Chiu started work on Monday with Florida Angel Nexus (FAN), one of the few locally based investment firms that seeks out Florida...
  • Film, TV productions flocking to Massachusetts; tax credit is big draw

     Film, TV productions flocking to Massachusetts; tax credit is big draw
    Desi Van Til describes her film "Tumbledown" as a love letter to her home state of Maine. Van Til wrote the indie movie that stars Jason Sudeikis and Rebecca Hall and is based on her life growing up in Farmington. She envisioned filming at some of the...
  • Foxwoods, Mohegans See Potential In Borscht Belt

    Foxwoods, Mohegans See Potential In Borscht Belt
    As the allure of Grossinger's faded with the rest of the Borscht Belt in the 1970s and '80s, Mitchell Grossinger Etess and his family envisioned a casino to revive their hotel resort. They tried to get New Yorkers to warm to the idea, which required...
  • Why colleges fail at investigating and punishing sex crimes

    When my mom entered the University of Oregon in the late 1950s, a "housemother" made nightly doorjamb patrols after the 11 p.m. lights-out. Dorms were strictly segregated by gender, and opportunities for drinking alcohol and having sex were minimal...
  • Three dead after Amtrak train hits truck in Massachusetts

    Three people were killed late Sunday in Massachusetts after a high-speed Amtrak train heading from Washington, D.C., to Boston slammed into a truck on the track, officials said. Passengers were taken off the train following the crash and fire...