Boston Mayor Tom Menino is being treated for a viral infection and compression fracture in his back.
Two vans collided Saturday afternoon, leaving 10 people injured and sending seven of them to the hospital.
It’s an all-too-familiar situation: an elderly patient falls and fractures his hip. He is admitted to the hospital and undergoes surgery. During the recovery period, he becomes extremely confused and refuses to work with the physical therapist.
A man from Windham, New Hampshire apparently drowned after attempting to swim across Shadow Lake. Police responded to a report of an intoxicated man in the water on Friday night. Officers borrowed a neighbor’s boat and found the man floating face down about 75 yards off shore. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
One person is dead and four others seriously injured in a canoeing accident in a reservoir on the Fitchburg-Leominster line. Rescue officials were called to the scene near Route 2 early Saturday morning. They say two of the victims may have been in the water as long as an hour. They were taken by air to area hospitals.
According to the governor’s communications director, the governor’s 26-year-old daughter was eating dinner in the Berkshires Monday evening when she became ill and temporarily disoriented.
Amit Gupta was diagnosed with leukemia and needed a bone marrow transplant. Because he’s Indian-American, his chances of finding a match were 1 in 20,000.
As part of efforts to encourage breastfeeding, mothers who give birth in Rhode Island will no longer receive free infant formula when they head home from the hospital.
One person was killed in crash in Boston overnight after a crash on the Riverway at Brookline Ave.
School officials in Holderness, N.H., say a woman who died after apparently being doused with gasoline and set on fire was a dedicated teacher who worked closely with students with reading challenges.