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  • Sleep: The risks of too little, or too much, of a good thing

    Sleep: The risks of too little, or too much, of a good thing
    If you find yourself awake in the middle of the night, indulge in pleasant thoughts Sleep? We don’t get enough of it. That lament has been heard for many years, but alarm about mass sleep deprivation is being expressed with growing urgency by...
  • Foxwoods, Fall River Seek Much Larger Site For Casino In SE Massachusetts

    Foxwoods and the city of Fall River, Mass., are looking for a larger site to build a resort casino — four times as big as the original 30-acre site, Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan said Monday. "We work very closely with Scott Butera, who is the CEO...
  • Bride-to-be 'Found the Gown' on reality show

    Bride-to-be 'Found the Gown' on reality show
    Jennifer Butler wanted to go barefoot for her beach wedding in the Dominican Republic, and she wanted a dress to match: simple, lightweight and flowing. Her mother, Ora Reaves, on the other hand, had her heart set on the kind of gown you might see at...
  • William Worthy dies at 92; journalist challenged U.S. policies

    Ignoring Cold War restrictions, journalist William Worthy had traveled to the Soviet Union in 1955 and made a news broadcast from Moscow, a rare opportunity for an American reporter. So the following year, when Communist China invited him on a month-...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Simple steps can prevent spread of superbugs

    Q: I share an apartment with another woman. She was told by her doctor that she has a MRSA skin infection. What's MRSA? Do I need to take an antibiotic? A: MRSA stands for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. It's a type of Staph bacteria....
  • JetBlue: Sale fares from Ft. Lauderdale from $94 one-way until Wednesday

    JetBlue: Sale fares from Ft. Lauderdale from $94 one-way until Wednesday
    Thinking of flying soon, well act fast as this airfare sale won’t be around for long. JetBlue Airways is offering sale fares from $94-$304 one-way from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to several U.S. and Caribbean destinations...
  • Managing your medications: The risks rise with age

    Source: Harvard Women's Health Watch How many pills do you take each day? Five? Six? Many people are on a multitude of medications, prescribed to treat several different health conditions. Yet not every medicine we take may be safe, effective, or...
  • Richard Andrew "Dick" Saunders May 31, 1928 - April 14, 2014

    Richard Andrew "Dick" Saunders<br/> May 31, 1928 - April 14, 2014
    Passed peacefully in his home on April 14, 2014.  Dick was born May 31, 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts. His parents were Arthur and Bessie (Mangum) Saunders. Dick was raised along with his older brother Arthur, in Auburn, New Hampshire by his paternal...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Get hemorrhoid relief with simple home remedies

    Q: I have an external hemorrhoid. It's only uncomfortable some of the time. What treatment do you suggest? A: The best way to reduce swelling and discomfort is to keep stools soft and the anal area clean. You can help soften stools by taking fiber and...
  • Gun used by suspected Boston Marathon bomber traced to Maine gang

    When police confronted Tamerlan Tsarnaev four nights after the Boston Marathon bombing last year, he leaped from his car with a 9-millimeter semiautomatic pistol and opened fire. He critically wounded one officer and, despite being shot himself, kept...
  • MGM Springfield Asks For Delay In Casino License Over Ballot Uncertainty

    MGM Springfield is asking regulators to delay issuing a license for a casino in western Massachusetts until after a ballot initiative is resolved either by the state's high court, or by a referendum vote in November. MGM Springfield, a division of MGM...
  • Looking back, and forward, to the Boston Marathon

    Looking back, and forward, to the Boston Marathon
    WASHINGTON — On Monday, if all goes according to plan, I'll be lining up at the start of the Boston Marathon. Let's just say this up front: I probably shouldn't be. I signed up last September, but over the last few months, training season, I've...