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Guns, Steel, Grit and Grief

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.28.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Guns and grief are a bad combination. Our judgment is clouded and undone in moments of aggrieved passion; we are least suited at such times to take on the roles of both jury and judge, leaving aside the illegality of such vigilantism. We may, in the throes of passion, misconstrue causes and misdirect blame. But we may hope to live through such moments, and see in a calmer, clarifying light.

Doctor At Boston Hospital Dies After Shooting, Suspect Dead

HuffPost/AP | Posted 01.20.2015 | Crime

A surgeon that was shot at Brigham and Women's hospital died late Tuesday night, Boston police and hospital officials said. Dr. Michael J. Davidson, a...

Quadruple Amputee Hits A High Note And Plays Piano Once Again

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.05.2014 | Good News

One Massachusetts man was determined to make a comeback. A few years ago, everyday tasks were a struggle for Richard Mangino, a quadruple amputee f...

How Sleep Patterns In Midlife Impact Memory Later On

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 05.01.2014 | Fifty

Sleeping too much or too little in midlife can impact one's memory later in life, a new study suggests. In addition, those whose sleep patterns have c...

Whole Person Health Care Brings Out Your Inner Gardener

Ingrid Peschke | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ingrid Peschke

As lifestyle medicine takes off, my hope is that while caring for one's health through better diet and regular exercise is a progressive step forward, considering the "whole person" rightfully includes tending to the thoughts we think on a regular basis.

Mayor 'Raring To Go' After Major Procedure

AP | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

BOSTON — Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has been released from the hospital after prostate surgery and says he is "raring to go." Menino, 70, was r...

Woman Disfigured By Ex-Husband In Lye Attack Reveals New Face

AP | RODRIQUE NGOWI | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living

BOSTON — A Vermont woman revealed her new face Wednesday, six years after her ex-husband disfigured her by dousing her with industrial-strength ...

Prominent Mayor Released From Hospital

AP | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics

BOSTON -- Boston Mayor Thomas Menino (meh-NEE'-noh) has left a hospital just in time for Christmas. The longest-serving mayor in the city's history w...

Teen Hearing Loss: 1-In-5 U.S. Teenagers Has Slight Hearing Loss

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

CHICAGO — A stunning one in five teens has lost a little bit of hearing, and the problem has increased substantially in recent years, a new nati...