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Comment on: Doctors may oversell mammograms Benefits of mammograms may have been oversold, study suggests - Health & wellness - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/03/2014 07:47:13 EDT
I'm with Dr. Wender. Statistics are about groups of people, but when cancer hits home, it's 100 percent personal. Not to be forgotten - the number of these women that are mothers. Their risk-benefit more »
Comment on: Benefits of mammograms may have been oversold, new study finds - Health - Boston.com
Posted 04/03/2014 07:51:32 EDT
I'm with Dr. Wender. Statistics are about groups; when cancer hits home, it's 100% personal. Not to be forgotten is that the majority of women in these age ranges are mothers; their risk-benefit cal more »
Comment on: The Ring - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/02/2014 04:11:30 EDT
Beautiful story, beautifully written.
Comment on: The legacy of Jennifer Martel - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/27/2014 05:58:05 EDT
Thank you for yet another great article and the great news. You are correct - the question should not be "why doesn't she leave him?" but instead "how on earth did she ever get away?" and "why on eart more »
Comment on: Jared Remy and the cycle of violence - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/23/2014 06:40:38 EDT
No need to upend the justice system, wrenhunter. Just make domestic violence "special" - put the burden on the defendant to prove he is not an abuser. I like your idea of an automatic restraining or more »
Posted 03/23/2014 08:17:28 EDT
Until we have new laws, and domestic violence has been eradicated, articles like this are important. Public awareness leads to the political will for zero tolerance on domestic violence.
Posted 03/23/2014 07:17:28 EDT
Our laws need to change. The burden should be on the abuser to show that he is not the criminal that he appears to be. Right now, the burden is on the victim, and that doesn't work because she canno more »
Comment on: In Taunton, the battle to free heroinâs deadly grip goes public - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/19/2014 06:09:03 EDT
Education is key - the Cape needs a branch of U Mass or other colleges that are conveniently located
Comment on: 75 years later, North Attleborough coupleâs marriage still going strong - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/14/2014 05:30:04 EDT
Happy Anniversary and best wishes for every happiness to you both!
Comment on: A health journalist with breast cancer finds herself caught between statistics and personal decisions - Health & wellness - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/21/2014 06:00:34 EST
DCIS can develop into cancer, so treatment is important. Removal of the affected breast(s) is one of many treatment choices that a patient can make. Patients who make this choice do so because they more »
Posted 01/20/2014 06:43:39 EST
Thank you for this article - it is a gem.
Comment on: Scituateâs Anna Sammartino recalls her life at Phillips Candy - Boston.com
Posted 09/12/2013 05:07:31 EDT
Happy Birthday, Mrs. Sammartino, and thank you!
Comment on: Boston public schools will offer free lunches to all students - Boston.com
Posted 09/03/2013 05:01:02 EDT
Comment on: At 99, Brookline toy store owner says the kids keep her going Longtime Brookline toy store owner celebrates 99th birthday - Boston.com
Posted 08/24/2013 06:13:53 EDT
Happy Birthday!! Thank you for all you do for children!
Comment on: Prouty Garden at Boston Childrenâs Hospital, a haven for the ill and their families, may soon be no more - Boston.com
Posted 08/02/2013 06:06:28 EDT
Is there some way that at least part of the Prouty Garden could be preserved inside the new building?
Comment on: Senators Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey should let student loan deal proceed - Editorials - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/24/2013 05:14:22 EDT
Her point is that this is Golden Rule stuff - it shouldn't be subject to the ordinary party-driven negotiations. Congress should get together on lowering interest rates as much as possible for student more »
Comment on: Fourth of July revelers begin to arrive on Bostonâs Esplanade - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/05/2013 06:55:17 EDT
Thank you to the countless people who worked so tirelessly to make sure this was a secure celebration!!
Comment on: From struggling young mother to top of her class - Boston.com
Posted 06/16/2013 05:45:01 EDT
Congratulations!! All the best to you!!
You will do great things in this world someday.
Comment on: Digital maps to treasure - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/06/2013 05:36:19 EDT
Your columns are great! They are interesting, well-written, and informative.
Comment on: Longy School of Music to disband nondegree programs - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/07/2013 12:23:06 EST
This is a devastating loss to children and families in Cambridge and surrounding communities.