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2014-07-14 23:00:13

An after-action review of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital emergency radiology response to the Boston Marathon bombings highlights the crucial role medical imaging plays in emergency situations and ways in which radiology departments can improve their preparedness for mass casualty events. The new study is published online, July 15, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, IL (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 An after-action review of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital emergency radiology response to...

2014-07-01 12:26:13

$38.4 Million Raised BOSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Participants running on behalf of non-profit organizations raised $38.4 million for charity this year in the 118(th) running of the Boston Marathon. The 2014 figure is a record amount and nearly doubles the $20 million raised in 2013. In this year's race on April 21(st), with an expanded field size of 36,000 registered runners, more than 300 organizations received donations in support of their missions. The majority of...

2014-04-18 23:04:30

Scobre Educational announces the release of a new YA book about the Boston Marathon. The book offers a fresh perspective on the history and future of the event, just one year removed from the 2013 bombing. La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Scobre Educational announced today plans to publish a new four book series the ‘World’s Greatest Sporting Events.’ Each book will transport young adult readers to a sporting event that has resonated in history. The first in the series due out...

2014-04-18 12:21:47

BOSTON, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Both local and national REALTORS® joined together earlier this month to fundraise for REALTORS® running in the Boston Marathon. Representatives from the National, Massachusetts, and Greater Boston Associations of REALTORS® organized "REALTORS® Running for a Cause" on April 6 at Harpoon Brewery in Boston. The event was intended to help REALTORS® meet their fundraising goals in order to participate in the Boston Marathon on this...

2014-04-09 23:29:07

Diana Kyser McNeff will celebrate her 50th birthday with 36,000 other people running the Boston Marathon. Summit, NJ (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Diana Kyser McNeff, founding partner of COO on Demand, is running the Boston Marathon this year. As a result of the tragic events of last year, the 2014 Boston Marathon is going to be the largest ever, with 36,000 runners and millions of spectators. For Kyser McNeff, this run is special in a very personal way. Running the Boston Marathon has been a...

2014-03-31 08:25:32

Runners and Fans Encouraged to Contribute Videos to #ItsOurBoston Social Mosaic BOSTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T*, a proud Boston Marathon sponsor since 2008, is adding a new feature to this year's race to give runners and fans a unique way to show their passion for one of the nation's most beloved marathons - and to provide support for One Fund Boston. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120612/DA23287LOGO AT&T is curating a digital mosaic showcasing submitted videos and...

2014-03-23 23:03:25

A new book arrives to celebrate the indomitable spirit of the Boston Marathon, and one man's love of running, in "Conquering the Beast: Thirty Years with the Boston Marathon." Written by physical therapist Nicholas San Martino, the memoir/training guide has recipes for homemade energy drinks, strategies that will get runners across the finish line, and an Epilogue of the author's experiences volunteering near the site of the explosions at last year's race. (PRWEB)...

2014-03-13 23:01:06

Industry Leading Sport Earphone Company Supports the Running Community by Funding Runners from Across the Country to Participate in this Year’s Boston Marathon St Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 yurbuds®, a company rooted in its strong connection to the running community, is honoring those who were affected by last year’s tragic events at the Boston Marathon by sponsoring four runners at this year’s event. The yurbuds #neverstop team is going back to Boston after all runners...

2013-08-19 13:21:03

The Boston Marathon bombing brought international attention back to the devastating effects of terrorism. There were numerous victims with severe injuries that needed immediate attention. A novel study in Arthritis Care & Research, a journal published by Wiley on behalf of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), presents cases from Boston-area hospitals where victims were treated, examining the medical response and imaging technologies used to save lives and limbs. On April 15,...


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