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  • You're getting very relaxed …

    You're getting very relaxed …
    When Angel McNall arrived at the hospital in labor with her second son in February, she was in excruciating pain. The baby was facing her front instead of her back, in a posterior position, which can make labor more painful because the baby's skull pushes...
  • Getting through grief

    Getting through grief
    Losing a close friend or family member can be devastating. All the small details of daily life — getting out of bed, making meals, going to appointments, taking care of children, handling responsibilities at work — may seem monumentally hard...
  • LV HEALTH: What is lacking in the treatment of breast cancer?

     
    The study, which evaluated more than 1,000 breast cancer survivors showed that many of them experience significant social and emotional problems that are not adequately addressed by the current standard of care....
  • Adele: Surgery successful, prognosis good, her doc says

     
    Adele's surgery: Singer Adele had surgery on her vocal cords and is expected to make a full recovery. The doctor who did Adele's surgery had Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler as a patient in 2006....
  • Stanley Cup finals: Boston destroys Vancouver, 8-1, in Game 3

     
    The Stanley Cup finals took a turn toward ugly with a detour through frightening in Game 3 on Monday, as a vicious hit by Vancouver defenseman Aaron Rome sent Boston winger Nathan Horton to the hospital on a stretcher and......
  • Stanley Cup finals Game 3: Bruins' Horton moving extremities at hospital after ugly hit by Aaron Rome

     
    A late and vicious hit by Vancouver defenseman Aaron Rome to the head of Boston winger Nathan Horton dominated the scoreless opening period at TD Garden. The only question after the severity of Horton's injuries is how severe Rome’s punishment......
  • UF announces Rinker chair to advance cancer research

     
    The University of Florida College of Medicine has announced the appointment of Dr. Paul Okunieff  as the Marshall E. Rinker Sr. Foundation and David B. and Leighan R. Rinker chair. The chair was established last year with a 10-year pledge of $1.2...
  • Science tackles your tan

     
    Breaking news for fake-bakers! Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have recently isolated the enzyme that keeps pasty people pasty, and are developing a cream that would block the enzyme which blocks melanin production. This breakthrough can...
  • Moles' Split Personality

    Moles' Split Personality
    We've long been told to keep an eye on our moles lest they progress to melanoma, a form of skin cancer that's treatable if caught early, deadly if not. But not all moles are equal -- some are risky; others can be safely left alone. The biological roots of...
  • Gun Taken from JetBlue Pilot

    Gun Taken from JetBlue Pilot
    BOSTON -- Massachusetts State Police said Friday that they took a gun off a JetBlue pilot at Logan International Airport after he allegedly told an acquaintance he might harm himself. The pilot was not charged with illegal possession of a firearm,...
  • Funeral Services Held for Geraldine Ferraro in New York

    Funeral Services Held for Geraldine Ferraro in New York
    NEW YORK -- Funeral services for former vice-presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro were held Thursday morning in New York. The 9:30 a.m. service at the Church of Saint Vincent Ferrer was for family and friends and was closed to the press, a family...
  • Ferraro, First Woman On U.S. Presidential Ticket, Dies

    Ferraro, First Woman On U.S. Presidential Ticket, Dies
    Geraldine Ferraro, the Democratic congresswoman who became the first woman on a major party presidential ticket as Walter Mondale's running mate in 1984, died on Saturday at the age of 75, her family said. Ferraro died at Massachusetts General Hospital...