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When the brain is under attack

Josep Dalmau, a neurologist at the University of Pennsylvania, and his lab have conducted important research into anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis.


Symptoms once blamed on psychosis — or even possession — may be a newly discovered disease that is easier to treat.

Jacoby Ellsbury was pumped in the ninth after he saw his bases-loaded liner to left-center roll to the wall, scoring the winning runs.

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Jacoby Ellsbury worth keeping

Sometimes when you have a player who can handle Boston, it’s best to stay with that guy.


Not Apple’s fault

The grilling of CEO Tim Cook before a Senate panel provided a lesson in the complex, convoluted, and often uncompetitive nature of America’s corporate tax code.


Report: 1 out of 5 children has a mental disorder

In an average class of 20 children, four have a mental disorder, a new report says.

Concert promoter Don Law leads the benefit effort.

Marathon concert a team effort

In barely two weeks, Don Law and his team assembled Boston Strong, a star-studded benefit for Marathon victims this Thursday.

President Obama

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Memorial Day 2013

On Memorial Day, Obama honors veterans

President Obama laid a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery today, before delivering a speech to honor fallen troops.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/service90-5022.jpg The Mass. service members killed in Afghanistan

Since the first American airstrikes, 2,227 US service members have died in this ancient Asian crossroads, including 45 from Massachusetts.

Once a designer of reactors, Jessica Brewer cares for sons Benjamin and Samuel.

Many women with top degrees stay home

A surprising number of women with elite college degrees are choosing to spend more time with their children instead of pursuing careers.

Spotlight follow-up

Boston takes first steps on cab industry abuses

Eight weeks after a review was ordered following a Globe Spotlight report, the city says it has begun to crack down on the exploitation of cabbies.