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Regardless of your age, what you do - or don’t do - can affect the rest.
A DC federal appeals court rejected challengers who said EPA rule was too costly and flawed.
As researchers embark on a project to connect 30 million patient records, questions about privacy arise.
Federal law trumps state’s ability to prohibit approved drugs from reaching patients.
The sense of community that has grown in the past year is celebrated.
Badly injured a year ago, they hope to walk some of the 26.2 route Tuesday
Brigham and Women’s hospital sends a message of ‘hope and healing’ on anniversary of marathon bombing.
Tuesday’s full eclipse will be the first of four — two of them solar — for 2014.
Famed Boston Marathon will go on as the city mourns the victims of last year’s attack.
Community response has shown how closely-connected members of the region are, governor says.
Book touts nutritional and environmental benefits of eating insects.
Two books offer insight into the value of eating insects. Also, recipes: Wax-worm taco, anyone?
A survey over hydraulic fracturing sites in Pennsylvania revealed drilling operations releasing plumes of methane 100 to 1,000 times higher than what the EPA expects from that stage of drilling, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
New technology shows skins, bones, internal organs — and even a brain scoop left behind by embalmers.
Foodmakers offers many choices for people concerned about caloric consumption and fat intake.
A look at the science behind the claims. Will tart cherries really help you get a good night’s sleep?
Heart problem more common among those who took prescription-strength ibuprofen, naproxen, aspirin.
A study says consumers comparing plans often can find little information about payment for the procedure.
An article highlights the accomplishments — and big dreams of — Franklin Chang Diaz.
Merriam-Webster.com’s “Name That Thing” tests mental skills of baby boomers and others.
The FDA’s approval of a controversial new painkiller, Zohydro, added more fuel to a long-running fight over how to treat people with chronic pain while not exacerbating the nation’s prescription drug epidemic.
A look at a past giant — the flying reptile pterosaurs.
Region hopes to move on after a year of coping with the fallout from the attack
Monday and Tuesday, I’ll be blogging about those tributes and some of the people affected by last year’s terrorist attacks.
A U.S. judge is set to rule on an attempt by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick to ban a new painkiller.
The latest report from top climate scientists says the world has not done enough to avoid a global disaster.
New study has found that men and women are equally good at picking up on their partners’ sexual satisfaction.
Joe and Bonnie Duran said the FedEx vehicle first struck their rental car.
The story of two countries and what may be the world’s most expensive seat.
In some states, non-white children are actually more likely to be covered.
Photos from the International Space Station, Landsat and other satellites around the globe.
Years after a fall, it was time to try again.
Four teenagers with a rare condition received functional sex organs grown from their own cells in a lab.
Doctors group takes up the issue that sank surgeon general nominee Vivek Murthy.
The 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest accepts shots through June 30. Get inspired by these entries.
Across parts of Iraq, medical teams in white coats and gloves again roam the streets giving children polio vaccines and marking the walls of their homes, fighting a resurgent virus once more taking advantage of the country’s turmoil.
It’s Plan B in the fight against climate change: cooling the planet by sucking heat-trapping CO2 from the air or reflecting sunlight back into space.
Brain science may unravel the mystery with new ways of thinking about what happens in our heads.
Why sneezers are like smokestacks.
The data highlight the role of pharmaceuticals in nation’s rising health-care costs.
Our fascination with mummies never gets old. Now the British Museum is using the latest technology to unwrap their ancient mysteries.
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