The Portland Press Herald
Six years ago, a proposal to compensate physicians for talking to patients about their treatment in their last days was stripped from the Affordable Care Act after critics made dark predictions about “death panels” and government … Read Full Storyread more
By Esther J. Cepeda
Our society gives a lot of lip service to the importance of diversity in fields such as science, medicine and technology because multicultural people bring unique viewpoints, varied life experiences and new ideas.
Rarely do we … Read Full Story
While many people are still down in the doldrums following the Great Recession, the evidence is unmistakable that the economy is recovering. Unemployment Massachusetts was 4.6 percent in September and in Rhode Island it was 5.4 percent.
However, it’s apparent … Read Full Story
Dorothy and her companions in “The Wizard of Oz” chanted, “Lions, tigers, and bears, oh, my! Lions, tigers and bears, oh, my!” Today, we are all trying to follow the chant of the populace that goes, “Democrats, Republicans and tea … Read Full Storyread more
In Stephen King’s “Cell,” published in 2007, a pulse hits people as they are speaking on their cellphones, turning them into zombies.
No, that hasn’t happened, at least not yet. But our phones are changing us, it’s happening fast and … Read Full Story
By Esther J. Cepeda
New research has confirmed that our national conversation about immigration is so tainted by bad feelings and misinformation that it’s nearly impossible to actually converse.
Most of those who have been entrenched in the immigration issue … Read Full Story
As school begins again in Bristol County, I want to remind parents in our area that the tobacco industry continues to produce new and varied nicotine delivery products, like e-cigarettes and vape pens that are sweet, cheap and easy for … Read Full Storyread more
All three local high school soccer teams that had survived through the first week of post-season play fell short, and as a result there will be no state champions this year in Southeastern Massachusetts.
The Dartmouth girls turned in a … Read Full Storyread more
After concluding five days of training at the club’s indoor facility in Foxboro, the New England Revolution will depart tomorrow for a second training camp in Tucson, Arizona, this time for a 16 day stay.
The Revs will then return … Read Full Story
José Mourinho and Cristiano Ronaldo shutout, Pia Sundhage and Abby Wambach are best in the worldread more