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Orleans-08/31/18-A shark flag blows in the wind at an entrance point to Nauset Beach. Shark sightings are almost a daily occurence on the Cape and especially at Nauset Beach, where beach life goes on as usual. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(metro)

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‘There have always been great whites down here, just not this close to the shore’

On the beaches along the outer Cape, this summer of the shark has seized attention and captured imagination like something out of a Steven Spielberg movie.

// Troubled Massachusetts nursing home chain in ‘dire’ straits

Two of Synergy Health Care’s Massachusetts nursing homes are on a federal list of worst nursing homes in the country, as the company’s financial woes mount.

Dr. Dallas Reed, an obstetrician-gynecologist and medical geneticist, uses a new software program to help diagnose kids with rare genetic diseases.

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Facial recognition zeroes in on genetic disorders

A facial recognition app called Face2Gene, developed by Boston-based digital health startup FDNA, is making diagnoses easier for specialists in genetic disorders.

// Local candidates for Congress talking up impeachment

With just days to go before the Sept. 4 primary election, congressional candidates in Massachusetts are jumping on the impeachment bandwagon.