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The Toy Shop of Concord, located in the historic town of Concord, Mass., is closing its doors after 72 years over disputes with a landlord, but don't put away the toys just yet. Christina Erne reports on the impact of its closing, and what's in store for the future of the small business. More
Amid divided public support and concerns about funding, the bid to bring the 2024 Summer Olympic Games to Boston continues. This special report looks at the pros, the cons, and the athletes as well as the potential roles that Boston's renowned institutions of higher learning could play if the Olympic torch is lit here. More
By the time a patient is diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, seventy percent of the damage is already done. In an effort to understand the progression of the disease and diagnose it earlier, more and more scientists are moving their microscopes to the patient’s gut.
Millions of middle-aged women suffer from hypothyroidism. Methods for diagnosis and treatment are standardized in the field of mainstream endocrinology, but are they really working?
Once a savior to nurses and patients, excessive patient monitoring alarms in hospitals is leading to patient injuries and even deaths. Nurses and engineers are working together to reduce unnecessary alarms and improve patient care.