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  • Massachusetts high court: 'Upskirting' photos on Boston trolley legal

    Massachusetts high court: 'Upskirting' photos on Boston trolley legal
    The top court of Massachusetts, founded in the 17th century by Puritans, has ruled in the 21st century that state law does not protect a woman’s privacy from a man with a cellphone who wants to snap an "upskirt" photo of her as she rides on a Boston...
  • At least 10 injured after Boston subway train derails

    At least 10 injured after Boston subway train derails
    At least 10 people were hospitalized Monday after a Boston subway car derailed underground and another car braked quickly to avoid a collision, officials said. Only one person had serious injuries, according to a statement from Boston Emergency...
  • Concerts

      **************** March 10, 2014 - Burbank, CA - Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated bands Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry will hit the road in June for an extensive summer amphitheatre and arena tour. Also on the bill, performing an acoustic set, are...
  • 'Upskirting' banned in Boston after governor signs bill

    Guys who just days ago didn’t have to worry about jail time if they took a picture of what’s inside the skirt of a female passenger riding on a Boston trolley better think again after Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick on Friday signed a bill to...
  • Do you need a hearing test?

    Hearing loss affects one in three older adults, and it's usually the result of aging. But most people tend to ignore the clues that their hearing is not what it used to be. "The symptoms creep up gradually, and they're often much more apparent to other...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Blood pressure pill helps reduce diabetes complications

    Q: My doctor prescribed lisinopril for me because I have diabetes, even though my blood pressure has always been normal. My blood sugar came down to normal on pills. Do I really need another medicine? A: It depends more on your kidneys and your risk of...
  • Top Travel Events In New England This Summer And Fall

    Top Travel Events In New England This Summer And Fall
    Planning your 2014 travel calendar? The American Bus Association has released its annual list of North America's top 100 events and a number of New England happenings made the cut. The association chooses the events from hundreds submitted because the...
  • Without other symptoms, rapid heartbeat when you're not exercising is rarely serious

    Q: Other than anxiety, what can cause your heart rate to increase when you're not exercising? A: Rather than just listing the causes, here's my approach to investigating a rapid heartbeat. First, I'd like to know if you have any other symptoms. That...
  • Generalized anxiety disorder may require specialized treatment

    Q: What exactly is a panic attack? It feels like I'm uncomfortable and scared of everything. I need to return to work. Any helpful advice? A: A panic attack is a wave of intense fear. Added to the fear are uncomfortable physical symptoms, such as: A...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Itchy skin can have several sources, but dryness tops the list

    Q: I've been itching more over the past couple of months. At first, there's no rash. But my skin does turn red in areas where I've scratched. What might be causing this? A: Scratching your skin will cause it to become red, no matter what the reason for...
  • Penn National Gaming Wins Slots License In Plainville, Mass.

    Penn National Gaming Wins Slots License In Plainville, Mass.
    The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted 3-2 on Thursday to award a license to Penn National Gaming to operate a slots parlor in Plainville, Mass., just off the northeast corner of Rhode Island. The approval is subject to Penn National Gaming accepting...
  • West Hartford Family Disheartened After MA Hearing On Custody Of Daughter

    West Hartford Family Disheartened After MA Hearing On Custody Of Daughter
    BOSTON — A West Hartford couple was distressed Tuesday after leaving juvenile court, frustrated in their attempts to regain custody of their sick 15-year-old daughter, Justina Pelletier, from the state of Massachusetts. The case was continued to...