Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

Nick McGill, center, wears the Titan Arm, as he poses alongside his student colleagues Elizabeth Beattie, left, and Nick Parrotta at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)

Pa. students’ robotic arm can make you stronger

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Need a hand lifting something? A robotic device invented by University of Pennsylvania engineering students can help its wearer carry an additional 40 pounds. Titan Arm looks and sounds like part of […]


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

John Kerry’s wife moves to rehab hospital

BOSTON (AP) — Teresa Heinz Kerry has been moved to a rehabilitation hospital in Boston as the condition of the wife of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry continues to improve. State Department spokesman Glen […]


Richard Donohue, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority officer critically wounded during shootout with suspects in 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. (Photo credit: MBTA/AP)

Officer shot in marathon showdown heads home

BOSTON (AP) — The police officer who survived a showdown with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects left the hospital Friday and headed home with a bullet still in his body, nearly two months after the […]


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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. […]



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