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Jordan Health Systems and BIDMC Sign Affiliation Agreement

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Jordan Health Systems, Inc. (JHSI) signed an affiliation agreement Thursday that will bring JHSI into the BIDMC conglomerate. […]

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Old Age Is More Comfortable Than It Used to Be, Research Says

Old age might not be as bad as you’ve been imagining it in your head. New research from Medicare, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard’s Applied […]

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Heart Transplant Recipients Head to World Transplant Games

Brock and Connor Marvin can understand each other’s life experiences better than most brothers. They’re both active young men who love to play and watch […]

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Roundup: August Road Races

Enjoy the last month of summer (gasp!) by signing up for one of these local road races. Whether you’re looking for a longer run or […]

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Revolutionizing the Healthcare System

When Niven Narain, cofounder of the local pharmaceutical company BergPharma, first moved to Boston in 2008, he hoped to develop a bolder approach to healthcare […]

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BPA Exposure May Cause Infertility, Study Says

BPA, or Bisphenol-A, a compound used to make certain plastics and resins, is found in a variety of common consumer goods like water bottles, sports […]

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College Football Players at Risk for High Blood Pressure

College football players may be at risk for high blood pressure just like the pros, according to a new study conducted by Massachusetts General Hospital […]

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Ask the Expert: Indoor vs. Outdoor Running

Boston runners are used to running in harsh temperatures: brutal heat during the summer, and bitter cold and snow during the winter. When it comes to […]

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Roundup: Local Fitness Classes For New Moms

Whether you’re an expectant mother, or looking for a way to get back into shape post-pregnancy, check out one of these local mom-oriented workout classes. […]

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National Down Syndrome Campaign Features Boston Residents

Evan Sneider is a movie star. He acted in an independent film entitled Girlfriend in 2009, and the film played at the Toronto Film Festival […]

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Roundup: Energy Enhancing Snacks

It’s mid-afternoon and you’re about to crash. Step away from the energy drinks and try one of these natural energy snacks. You’ll get a quick boost to get you […]

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Northeastern Adopts New Sustainability Program

This week, Northeastern University became Boston’s first college to join the Real Food Challenge, which is a national campaign through which colleges pledge to purchase […]

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Marathon Bombing Victims Join Post-Blast Ear Trauma Study

The trauma experienced at the marathon finish line has led to an ongoing problem that Boston’s medical community rarely sees: post-blast ear trauma. After the […]

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Drinking Coffee Lowers Suicide Risks

Coffee withdrawal is a thing. Several months ago, the condition was added to the DSM-5, along with an entry for caffeine intoxication. According to the […]

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Coming Soon: A Blood Test for Autism

Because of a $15.4 million grant from Google Ventures, Boston-area researchers are testing whether a blood test could lead to earlier diagnoses of autism in […]