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  • Friend of accused Boston bomber found guilty of obstructing justice

    Friend of accused Boston bomber found guilty of obstructing justice
    A U.S. jury on Monday found a friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber guilty of obstructing the investigation into the deadly blasts by removing a backpack containing fireworks shells from the suspect's dorm room. The friend, Kazakh exchange...
  • PASSINGS: Helen Johns Carroll

    Helen Johns Carroll, 99, a swimmer who helped the U.S. women's Olympic team win gold in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay at the 1932 Summer Games in Los Angeles, died Wednesday at a nursing home in Sumter, S.C., her family said. Then known as Helen...
  • Struggling with diabetes? Develop a can-do attitude

    If you've ever woken up and had the urge to throw your meter out the window and toss your medications down the drain, what stopped you? The thought of your spouse or children? An inspirational phrase taped to the fridge? Riding the glucose roller coaster...
  • Psychotherapist borrows horse sense for book on human behavior

    Psychotherapist borrows horse sense for book on human behavior
    Psychotherapists have plumbed all sorts of relationships in their quest to understand and improve human communication, so perhaps it was only a matter of time before they studied horse sense. Herd behavior, changing habits, building trust — it seems...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Use mindfulness to pull yourself out of a funk

    Q: How do you pull yourself out of a funk or slight depression? A: Mood shifts frequently result from minor or trivial disappointments. So, much that gets us down is inconsequential. Yet it can be quite difficult to let meaningless matters go. A small...
  • Passion and love drive Jay Leno to fill a 130-car garage

    Passion and love drive Jay Leno to fill a 130-car garage
    On a sunny day in the Burbank hills, Jay Leno's canary yellow McLaren supercar shatters the silence. Wedged into the cockpit of the 903-horsepower hybrid P1, Leno darts around a curve and leans into the throttle. With the midday roads free of traffic,...
  • Social ties linked to lower suicide risk among men: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men who have more social connections such as through marriage and religious participation tend to have a lower risk of suicide, according to a new study. Participants who had the most connections had less than half the...
  • For more college freshmen, an offer to start a semester late

    For more college freshmen, an offer to start a semester late
    As the fall semester began at Towson University last year, Erin Garnes settled into one of the dormitories and signed up for clubs and other school activities. But one thing separated her from Towson students: All of her classes were taught by...
  • REVIEW: Boston rocks with substance and style at Sands Bethlehem Event Center

    One thing I have learned from my reviewing experiences is that sometimes it does not take much to make baby boomers happy at concerts by their favorite classic rock artists. They're just thrilled to be hearing the music live; the quality of the singers...
  • Northwestern Memorial among top 10 hospitals: U.S. News

    Northwestern Memorial among top 10 hospitals: U.S. News
    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...
  • Florida Hospital named state's top hospital for 2nd year in a row

    Florida Hospital named state's top hospital for 2nd year in a row
    In its 25th annual ranking of the best hospitals in America, U.S. News & World Report identified Florida Hospital as the No. 1 hospital in the state, for the second year running. Orlando Regional Medical Center rose in the ranks to No. 8, up from its...