Clipboard: State's Medicare windfall in jeopardy
A $250 million Medicare windfall for Massachusetts hospitals appears to be on the brink of expiring. The state's congressional delegation is pushing to preserve what critics have dubbed the "Bay State boondoggle," Tracy Jan writes in today's Globe.
Tonsil surgery reduces behavioral problems in kids with snoring condition, study finds
Having surgery to remove the tonsils and adenoids significantly reduces sleepiness and behavioral problems in kids who snore, but it does not improve their performance on attention and memory tests. That's the finding from a long-awaited clinical trial conducted by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital, and elsewhere.
A new study finds that adults can be trained to be more compassionate, even towards really annoying people.
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New England Revolution strength and conditioning coach, Nick Downing, will answer your fitness questions at 11:30 a.m., but you can ask your question now.
Before you throw those shrimp on the barbie this weekend, take some steps to protect your health by following proper procedures for handling, preparing, and cooking your food.
It's nearly impossible to avoid all toxins these days--they are truly everywhere. But here are 8 things parents can do to at least make their child's diet safer.
The US teen birth rate fell 25 percent over five years to a record low of 31 births per 1,000 teens ages 15 to 19, according to a report from the CDC.
Hospital officials say they've treated more than 200 patients, including dozens of children, since a tornado ripped through suburban Oklahoma City.
A new study suggests that people with left-brain dominance tend to listen to their mobile phones with their right ear, and vice-versa.
For nine Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center trauma nurses, an extraordinarily draining six days were just beginning.
Latest from the AP
Zimbabwe activist: Prisoners denied AIDS drugs (AP, 5/24/2013 10:14 AM)
Kenya's mental hospital drugs, confines patients (AP, 5/24/2013 11:30 AM)
Study: No higher cancer rate at Conn. Pratt plants (AP, 5/23/2013 11:17 PM)
Lawyer: NY man at center of HIV scare not positive (AP, 5/23/2013 5:47 PM)
WHO: Scientific red tape mars efforts vs. virus (AP, 5/23/2013 5:46 PM)
The state attorney general sought permission to launch a criminal investigation into a Mass. pharmaceutical company linked to a deadly outbreak of meningitis. (Globe)
Drinking fresh juices loaded with fruits and vegetables has come back into vogue, prompting many folks to try their hand at making juice at home. But where should you start?
A divisive ballot initiative that would allow terminally ill patients to end their lives with medication prescribed by physicians was narrowly defeated. The Death with Dignity Campaign conceded.
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You may be a gymrat if you get angry when someone is on your treadmill not sharing however does not fit the holiday spirit nor is it terribly good for exercise.
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Obscure University of New Hampshire math professor takes major step toward elusive proof
A soft-spoken, virtually unknown mathematician from the University of New Hampshire has found himself overnight a minor celebrity, flooded with requests to give talks at top universities as his work is debated and celebrated online by leaders in his field.
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