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John Kerry and his wife, Teresa Heinz Kerry in a 2008 AP Photo.

AP source: Heinz Kerry showed symptoms of seizure

BOSTON (AP) — Teresa Heinz Kerry, the wife of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and heir to a ketchup company fortune, was hospitalized in critical but stable condition Monday, a day after showing symptoms […]

07/08/2013

Teresa Heinz Kerry hospitalized in Boston

BOSTON (AP) – Teresa Heinz Kerry, the wife of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and heir to a ketchup company fortune, was hospitalized in critical condition Sunday while on Massachusetts’ Nantucket Island. Heinz Kerry […]

07/07/2013

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To ease shortage of organs, grow them in a lab?

NEW YORK (AP) — By the time 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan finally got a lung transplant last week, she’d been waiting for months, and her parents had sued to give her a better shot at surgery. […]

06/17/2013

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Boston hospital cleaning 2,500-year-old mummy

BOSTON (AP) — A 2,500-year-old Egyptian mummy came out of his coffin Friday to undergo cleaning and restoration at Massachusetts General Hospital. The mummy known as Padihershef has been on display at the third oldest […]

06/07/2013

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Marathon bombing victim looks for laughs, not pity

BOSTON (AP) — Pete DiMartino dreamed of summer ale from his Boston hospital room, a kind of light-bodied beer with honey and lavender accents he might pour in the brewery he wants to open someday. […]

05/26/2013

The One Fund Boston 2013, official Massachusetts fund raising organization to help those affected by Boston Marathon terrorist attacks. (AP Photo)

Boston victims face huge bills; donations pour in

(AP) – Cost of amputating a leg? At least $20,000. Cost of an artificial leg? More than $50,000 for the most high-tech models. Cost of an amputee’s rehab? Often tens of thousands of dollars more. These are just a fraction of the medical expenses victims of the Boston Marathon bombing will face.

04/25/2013

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Doctors: All Boston bomb patients likely to live

BOSTON (AP) — In a rebuttal to the terrorists and a tribute to stellar medical care, all of the more than 180 people injured in the Boston Marathon blasts one week ago who made it […]

04/22/2013

Sean Collier, MIT officer killed in the line of duty during altercation with suspects of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. (AP Photo)

Chief: Slain MIT officer was dedicated, well liked

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Slain Massachusetts MIT police officer Sean Collier enjoyed climbing snowy mountains, training young boxers and playing kickball on a team called Kickhopopotamus. But most of all, he was dedicated to being a police officer.

04/19/2013

Boston bombing victims Patrick and Jess Downes pictured on GiveForward.org page to raise funds for their recovery.

$250k raised for couple wounded in Boston bombings

BOSTON (AP) — The families of a newlywed couple wounded in the Boston Marathon bombings who both suffered a leg amputation below the knee are thanking supporters for an outpouring of donations.

04/18/2013

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Recently married couple among the injured in Boston bombing

BOSTON (AP) — A recently married couple is among the more than 170 people wounded in the Boston Marathon bombings. Patrick and Jessica Downes were married in August. Both are avid runners, and he has run the Boston Marathon in years past.

04/17/2013

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