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Tufts Medical Center
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After Tumultuous Weekend, Tufts Nurses Return to Work

After a contentious five-day walkout turned lockout, Tufts Medical Center nurses returned to work Monday morning, ending Boston’s first nursing strike in 30 years. The […]

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13 Local Hospitals Agree to Form Lower-Cost Regional Health System

With talk of high healthcare costs dominating today’s political discussions, a group of local hospitals are banding together to do something about it. The Beth […]

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With a New Rooftop Farm, Nutrition Is BMC’s Highest Priority

With sterile white walls and foreboding exteriors, hospitals aren’t exactly known for their beauty. But to find an oasis at Boston Medical Center (BMC), all […]

Tufts nurses strike
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Nurses Strike at Tufts Medical Center Now a Lockout

The strike at Tufts Medical Center is over—but nurses still aren’t back to work. The 1,200 Tufts nurses represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) […]

Tufts nurses strike
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Tufts Medical Center Nurses Hit the Picket Line During One-Day Strike

Tufts Medical Center nurses are spending Wednesday on the picket line, as they carry out Boston’s first nursing strike in three decades. The 1,200 Tufts […]

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Boston Will See Its First Nursing Strike in 30 Years

More than 1,000 Tufts Medical Center nurses won’t be working on Wednesday, as they carry out Boston’s first nursing strike in 30 years. Last-ditch contract […]

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Days Before Tufts Nursing Strike, Tensions Run High

UPDATED, July 11, 5:15 p.m.: Tufts nurses and hospital administrators have yet to reach a compromise, according to a statement from the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA). […]

Patriots Trophy Tour MGH
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Mass General Patients Got to See the Patriots’ Super Bowl Trophy

Massachusetts General Hospital patients on Tuesday got to spend some quality time with the New England Patriots’ latest Super Bowl trophy. During its tour around […]

Boston Children's Hospital
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Boston Children’s Is the Best Pediatric Hospital in the Country

Boston Children’s Hospital on Tuesday topped U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of the country’s best pediatric hospitals for the fourth year straight, and the fifth […]

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Tufts Medical Center Braces for Potential Nursing Strike

Tufts Medical Center is bracing for a possible nursing strike after contract negotiations stalled this week. The Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), which represents 1,200 Tufts […]

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Mass. Eye and Ear Just Got the Largest Gift in Its History

Massachusetts Eye and Ear, the country’s top-ranked ear, nose, and throat hospital, just received by far the largest philanthropic gift in its history. An anonymous donor […]

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Amy Reed, Patient Advocate, Dies at 44

In the March 2016 issue of Boston magazine, I told the story of Amy Reed, a young Penn-trained physician and mother of six who in 2013 went […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts Gives $250,000 to Boston Children’s Hospital

Local Dunkin’ Donuts owners pitched in to help Boston Children’s in a big way. The Canton-based coffee giant’s franchisees across Eastern Massachusetts donated $250,000 to the […]

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How Fighting Substance Abuse Is Like Training for a Triathlon

As Sarah Bagley sees it, fighting addiction is a lot like training for a triathlon. “You have to be focused. You have to be disciplined. […]

Amy Rosario
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For One Expecting Mom, Mother’s Day Brings a Unique Gift

Amy Rosario had no musical background whatsoever. So when she was approached about writing a lullaby for her unborn twin daughters, she was hesitant. “I […]