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Mental health professionals fear ‘contagion’ effect

In the wake of the deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, how the media covers suicides can cause further trauma or publicize resources.

// Local chefs mourn Bourdain, hope his death can serve as wake-up call in a stressful industry

Bourdain’s death brings into focus the brutalizing disconnect between the supposed glamour of restaurant life and the despair that often simmers beneath the surface: long hours, easy access to drugs and alcohol, the constant pressure to succeed.

// Vietnam service may keep veteran from facing assault charges

Legislators said they intended to fix the Valor Act so it could no longer be applied to crimes against individuals. But the legislative session is drawing to a close on July 31 with no resolution in sight.

// Seattle’s growing pains offer some lessons for Boston

Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan spoke at a Globe event on how innovation is shaping our world, and she’s in high demand among the hundreds of mayors gathered in Boston.


// With two Gronkowskis on hand, the Belmont should be quite a ride

The Patriots star finally meets his namesake horse at the New York track, where a Triple Crown is on the line.