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Warriors’ Kevin Durant Future In Question In Light Of Achilles Injury During NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant made his return from injury in Monday’s Game 5 of the NBA Finals with the Warriors down three games to one against the Toronto Raptors. However disaster struck when Durant suffered an apparent Achilles injury during the Warriors’ eventual 106-105 win over Toronto to force Game 6 back in Oakland.  If indeed Durant suffered an Achilles injury, he could miss all of next season. ...Read more

JUUL Offers $7.5 Million Grant To Sponsor Vaping Research

JUUL Labs is sponsoring independent research on the impact of electronic cigarettes and vaping devices through a $7.5 million grant to a Nashville medical college. Meharry Medical College announced last week it will launch a new Center for the Study of Social Determinants of Health.  The center will examine the social factors that influence public health and well being related to the emerging prevalence of e-cigarettes. ...Read more

Boston Red Sox Legend David Ortiz Arrives At Boston Hospital After Being Shot In Dominican Republic

Updated 6/11/19 6:35 a.m.: David “Big Papi” Ortiz arrived in Boston on Monday night from a hospital in the Dominican Republic. Sam Kennedy, the Red Sox president and chief executive officer, said Monday afternoon that the team sent a medical air ambulance to pick up Ortiz and jet him back to Boston to be treated at Massachusetts General Hospital. He said he hoped Ortiz would be back in Boston “sometime later tonight.” Ortiz arrived at Massachusetts General Hospital around 9:30 p.m. on Monday night. ...Read more