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Kyrie Irving leaves court after suffering knee injury Thursday in NBA Finals / Getty Images
Kyrie Irving leaves court after suffering knee injury Thursday in NBA Finals / Getty Images

Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving Out For The Finals

 

The Cleveland Cavaliers announced Friday that star guard Kyrie Irving suffered a fractured left knee cap in Game 1 of the NBA Finals and will soon undergo surgery.

Irving, who was battling a lingering knee issue this postseason,
left Thursday's 108-100 loss to the Golden State Warriors during
overtime with the injury.

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UMass Dartmouth Goes Smoke-Free

UMass Dartmouth officials and students have been working for a year to make the university smoke and tobacco-free. Now its official. As of June 1st, the campus has been declared smoke, tobacco and e-cigarette-free

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Birmingham Hospital Conducts Kidney Transplant

Viral PSA [VIDEO]

I am an organ donor. Always have been. I see no need to keep them when they could improve the quality of someone else's life...maybe even save it. However, there are people I have yet to convince that becoming an organ donor is one of the best things they could possibly do for another person

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Photo by Matthew Staver/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Photo by Matthew Staver/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Beau Biden Dead From Brain Cancer At 46

Beau Biden, who followed his father, Vice President Joe Biden, into politics and was twice elected attorney general of Delaware, died Saturday of brain cancer nearly two years after he was first diagnosed

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STDs Soar In RI [VIDEO]

Sexually transmitted diseases are no joke, and they're making a strong comeback, next door, in Rhode Island. The state Department of Health says HIV rates in the state are up 33 percent from 2013 to 2014, gonorrhea cases are up 30 percent, and syphilis cases skyrocketed a whopping 79 percent! So what's behind the uptick in cases?

Officials say it's partly due to better testing, but that hookup apps such as Tinder are also to blame! In a statement the department writes, "High-risk behaviors include using social media to arrange casual and often anonymous sexual encounters

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Drinks Change Heart Structure

It's important to remember that alcohol is an indulgence, and a new study confirms that. Harvard Medical School researchers surveyed 4,466 people with an average age of 76 who also underwent heart scans

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Baby in Nursery
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Cut The Cord Later

Everybody wants their kid to be as smart as possible, but what if there was a way to boost your kid's intelligence right from birth? Researchers from the University of Sweden looked at a group of 263 children

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Battle Rope Fitness

Tired of dumbbells? You could throw a big rope around instead. Fox News reports "battle ropes," those large, heavy ropes that look like they could actually tether a ship to the shore, may be popping up soon in your local gym!

The ropes have long been used in training for sports like football, but have now gone mainstream

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Team Houli 2014
Team Houli 2014

Team Houli

I have decided to run the Falmouth Road Race in memory of my cousin Matthew Houlihan. He was a sophomore at Hamilton college when he passed in his sleep from an arrhythmia on October 3, 2000. This was just one month shy of his 20th birthday

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High Heels Step-Up Injuries

Are high heels a health hazard? High-heeled-shoe-related injuries doubled between 2002 and 2012, according to a new study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. You could say that injuries from high heels are on the rise! And we're not just talking about blisters!

In fact, the damages were severe enough that upon publication of the study in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Injuries, the research team took the occasion to warn the public about appropriate footwear selection and awareness of one's surroundings

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