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Elective surgeries up among low-income and Hispanic adults after Massachusetts health law - Boston Medical News - White Coat Notes - Boston.com

boston.com — “More low-income and Hispanic adults in Massachusetts underwent knee or hip replacements and 15 other elective inpatient surgeries after the state expanded health insurance coverage to nearly all its residents in 2006, according to a new study by Boston University researchers. The results suggest that the law helped these populations more readily see primary care physicians who would have referred them for such surgeries, said Boston University School of Medicine professor Nancy Kressin, who led View full resource at boston.com

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Elective surgeries up among low-income and Hispanic adults after Massachusetts health law http://t.co/BbETK37I via @BostonDotCom

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50 best photos from The Natural World - The Big Picture - Boston.com

boston.com — “We share our world with many other species and live in an ever-changing environment. Fortunately, photographers around the world have captured the moments and beauty that allow us to see amazing views of this awe-inspiring planet .This is a collection of favorite photos from the The Natural World gallery, a showcase of images of animals and environment that runs on Boston.com throughout the year. Next week posts will take a look at the year in photos, so stay tuned.View full resource at boston.com

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hope @betsymason has seen No. 50 RT @edyong209: Amazing RT @big_picture: 50 best #photos of 2011 of the natural world - http://t.co/dZJXjiom

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Here Comes the Sun - The Big Picture - Boston.com

boston.com — “June 21 marked both the summer and winter solstice, the longest or shortest day of the year for sunlight depending on which hemisphere you reside. Here are some glimpses of the power, beauty, and transforming presence of the sun, taken since the beginning of June.View full resource at boston.com

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Another important battle over the future of Medicare and Medicaid - The Angle - Boston.com

boston.com — “By Suzanne Gordon Given the broader Republican attacks on Medicare and Medicaid, the confirmation of the administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...View full resource at boston.com

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Public to get first glimpse of rare kitten - The Boston Globe

boston.com — “An endangered Brazilian ocelot kitten born at Connecticut’s only zoo is making its public debut. Beardsley Zoo officials say the female kitten has been in seclusion to bond with her mother since her birth Jan. 22, but was to move yesterday to public display at the zoo. The yet-unnamed ocelot kitten is the second born through artificial insemination to the ...View full resource at boston.com

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Public to get first glimpse of rare kitten: An endangered Brazilian ocelot kitten born at Connecticut’s only zoo ... http://bo.st/eWhrkp

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Herpes infectious without symptoms - The Boston Globe

boston.com — “People who have genital herpes can transmit the disease even when they don’t show any visible signs of infection, suggesting that routine tests are needed to help curb the infection, researchers said yesterday.View full resource at boston.com

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Herpes infectious without symptoms: People who have genital herpes can transmit the disease even when they don't ... http://bo.st/foYfX9

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Earth Hour 2011 - The Big Picture - Boston.com

boston.com — “People, governments, companies, and organizations observed Earth Hour as 134 countries switched off lights worldwide Saturday, March 26, at 8:30 p.m. The movement to raise awareness about energy consumption took on added relevance with a Japanese nuclear power station crippled after the earthquake and resulting tsunami there. Gathered here are pictures from the fifth observance of Earth Hour.View full resource at boston.com

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RT @WWF: Great pics of Earth Hour 2011 on Boston.com's Big Picture! http://ow.ly/4onR9 #earthhour

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Japan: One week later - The Big Picture - Boston.com

boston.com — “A week after a 9.0 earthquake and resulting tsunami leveled northeast Japan, effects of the disaster are still rippling across the country and the world. Misery of the victims continues unabated, as shelter, food, water, and fuel have become dear. A nuclear facility crisis has both troops and workers scrambling to keep the situation from getting worse, while foreign governments are urging their citizens to evacuate.View full resource at boston.com

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Pictures: #Japan: One week later http://bo.st/ih0Bkk - Another must-view set of 25 photos. #sendai #eqjp

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Mass. gov. unveils plan to curb health care costs - Boston.com

boston.com — “Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick on Thursday unveiled legislation he says will rein in spiraling insurance costs by setting boundaries on the health care market.View full resource at boston.com

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The first solar eclipse of 2011 - The Big Picture - Boston.com

boston.com — “Yesterday a partial solar eclipse took place, observable through most of Europe and northwestern Asia. Over parts of Europe, as much as two-thirds of the sun slipped from view behind the moon. The region that saw the greatest eclipse was in northern Sweden. This was the first of four partial solar eclipses which will occur in 2011, the others taking place on June 1st, July 1st and November 25th. Collected here are photographs of yesterday's celestial event and observers here on Earth as theView full resource at boston.com

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A New Year rolls in - The Big Picture - Boston.com

boston.com — “The world has already begun to welcome 2011, as the New Year has been entered by people living on some Pacific islands, Australia and Asia. As the Earth revolves today, bringing the rest of us into the year 2011, I'll be updating this entry, to show people all over as they ready themselves, celebrate and welcome the New Year. 2011 will be observed as the Year of the Rabbit in the Chinese zodiac, a year with attributes of gentleness, persistence and luck. Happy New Year everyone!View full resource at boston.com

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Pictures: A New Year rolls in http://bit.ly/fD0qaE - 28 pics so far.

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Kawah Ijen by night - The Big Picture - Boston.com

boston.com — “Photographer Olivier Grunewald has recently made several trips into the sulfur mine in the crater of the Kawah Ijen volcano in East Java, Indonesia, bringing with him equipment to capture surreal images lit by moonlight, torches, and the blue flames of burning molten sulfur. Covered last year in the Big Picture (in daylight), the miners of the 2,600 meter tall (8,660ft) Kawah Ijen volcano trek up to the crater, then down to the shore of a 200-meter-deep crater lake of sulfuric acid, where they rView full resource at boston.com

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2010 Hubble Space Telescope Advent Calendar - The Big Picture - Boston.com

boston.com — “As we find ourselves in December once more, I'd like to present the third annual Hubble Space Telescope imagery Advent Calendar for 2010. Keep checking this page - every day, for the next 25 days, a new photo will be revealed here from the Hubble Space Telescope, some old and some new. This year there is also a temporary RSS feed for the calendar. I continue to feel very fortunate to have been able to share photographs and stories with you all this year, and I wish for a Happy Holiday seasoView full resource at boston.com

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Pictures: 2010 Hubble Space Telescope Advent Calendar http://bit.ly/guGG0S - Check back every day for a new picture.

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Small Worlds - The Big Picture - Boston.com

boston.com — “Nikon International Small World Photomicrography Competition recently announced its list of winners for 2010. The competition began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Peering into the small worlds of animal, plants and minerals using many techniques and different instruments, this year's entries brought us images of crystalline formations, fluorescent body parts, cellular structures and more, valuable in bView full resource at boston.com

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Vegetarian chili recipe - The Boston Globe

boston.com — “Serves 6 with leftovers 1 1/2 pounds dried red kidney beans 1 tablespoon canola oil 2 medium onions, chopped 2 poblano peppers, seeded and chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon ground cumin 2 cans (28 ounces each) diced tomatoes 5 cups water 1 1/2 ...View full resource at boston.com

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