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  • Start slowly when launching an exercise program at 66

    Q: I'm a 66-year-old man. My doctor told me I need to exercise more to maintain good health. What's the best exercise for a man my age? How often should I do it? What symptoms should I watch out for? A: Great to hear that you're taking your doctor's...
  • Rare tornado touches down near Boston

    Rare tornado touches down near Boston
    Police and emergency crews in the city of Revere, Mass., outside Boston scrambled to clean up after a rare tornado touched down Monday, downing power lines, damaging homes and overturning at least one car. The National Weather Service confirmed that...
  • Accused Boston bomber's friend recognized suspect: agent

    Accused Boston bomber's friend recognized suspect: agent
    A friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, facing trial on charges of obstructing the investigation into the deadly blasts, recognized the man the FBI was seeking hours before he was publicly identified, an agent testified on Tuesday. Sara Wood of...
  • At Harts Corner, Change Isn't Always For The Better

    At Harts Corner, Change Isn't Always For The Better
    The intersection of routes 44 and 179 in Canton raises a question. Anyone who’s been here 20 years can remember when Harts Corner, as it’s known to oldtimers, was fairly quiet. Now Route 44 widens to a whopping four lanes on the eastbound...
  • 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...
  • Several hospitalized after incident at Avicii show in Boston

    Numerous people were hospitalized Wednesday night in Boston following an incident at TD Garden arena during a show by the popular DJ Avicii.  According to the Associated Press, 36 people were taken to a hospital and up to 50 others were treated or...
  • Closing arguments set in trial of accused Boston bomber's friend

    Closing arguments set in trial of accused Boston bomber's friend
    The trial of the first of three friends of the accused Boston Marathon bomber who prosecutors say removed items from the suspect's dorm room as police were conducting a manhunt is set to wrap up with closing arguments on Wednesday. U.S. prosecutors...
  • Jury selection begins in trial of friend of accused Boston bomber

    Jury selection begins in trial of friend of accused Boston bomber
    Jury selection was set to begin Monday in a U.S. court in Boston for the trial of the first of three friends of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, charged with obstructing the investigation into the deadly blasts. Federal prosecutors contend that...
  • Glossy Casino Dreams Face Test At Ballot Box

    Glossy Casino Dreams Face Test At Ballot Box
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court shuffled the deck in New England public affairs Tuesday when it ruled that there shall be a referendum in the Bay State this fall on legalizing state licensed casinos. This was good news on many counts. The...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: You may - or may not - need extra potassium while taking a diuretic

    Q: I've started retaining extra fluid. My doctor just prescribed Lasix. Do I need to take extra potassium? A: Lasix is an example of a loop diuretic. Doctors most often prescribe this type of water pill for people who retain a lot of water. Usually the...