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  • Boston Marathon bombing victim marries his nurse

    Boston Marathon bombing victim marries his nurse
    A Massachusetts man badly injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing married his nurse in a weekend wedding, according to the hotel where the ceremony was held. James Costello met Krista D'Agostino while he was undergoing treatment at Spaulding...
  • Angels lose Richards for 6-9 months with knee injury

    The Sports Xchange Angels lose Richards for 6-9 months with knee injury Angels right-hander Garrett Richards sustained a torn patellar tendon in his left knee during a nasty tumble Wednesday night and will undergo season-ending surgery next week....
  • Simple measures made hospital patients 70% more likely to quit smoking

    Simple measures made hospital patients 70% more likely to quit smoking
    A free supply of nicotine replacement medication and a handful of automated phone calls made smokers who wanted to quit much more likely to succeed, according to results of a clinical trial published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Assn....
  • Angels expect to lose Richards for season

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- If the first-place Angels are going to make any noise in the postseason, they're probably going to have to do it without right-hander Garrett Richards. Richards, having an...
  • Angels win in Boston overshadowed by Richards' injury

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: rewords lede Angels win in Boston overshadowed by Richards' injury BOSTON -- Los Angeles Angels right-hander Jered Weaver didn't see staff mate Garrett Richards go down in a heap at...
  • Angels' Richards could be lost for season

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange Angels' Richards could be lost for season BOSTON -- If the first-place Angels are going to make any noise in the postseason, they're probably going to have to do it without right-hander Garrett...
  • First federal gluten-free regulation takes effect

    First federal gluten-free regulation takes effect
    Regulations that tell consumers just what it means when a product is labeled “gluten free” take effect on Friday — a “major milestone,” says one of the leading experts on gluten disorders. “The gluten-free diet for...
  • Gluten-free label rule to take effect, but its use won't be mandatory

    Gluten-free label rule to take effect, but its use won't be mandatory
    Regulations that tell consumers just what it means when a product is labeled "gluten free" take effect on Tuesday — a "major milestone," says one of the leading experts on gluten disorders. "The gluten-free diet for someone with celiac disease...
  • When you can't let go: Treatment can break the grip of hoarding disorder

    Harvard Health Blog Many of us have trouble parting with our possessions--even when we no longer need them. I have a collection of greeting cards I've been storing since childhood and will probably never look at again. My husband owns a few pieces of...
  • Medical sleuths seek patients with mystery diseases, offer new tools

    Medical sleuths seek patients with mystery diseases, offer new tools
    Everyone loves a medical mystery, except the afflicted patient and his or her family who shuffle from doctor to doctor in search of an explanation for a disorder whose name, origin, prognosis and cure are all unknown. Now, the National Institutes of...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: While vitiligo is incurable, treatment may bring back some skin color

    Q: What are the latest and best treatments for vitiligo? A: Melanin is the substance that gives color to our skin. Sometimes, melanocytes do not produce melanin. The result is vitiligo, producing white patches on different areas of the skin. The...
  • Anyone can learn CPR and everyone should

    It's terrible to imagine, but what would you do if someone in your home suddenly collapsed and stopped breathing? After calling 911, most people feel helpless after witnessing such an event, which is usually due to a cardiac arrest (see "What is cardiac...