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Brigham and Women’s Settles Research Fraud Allegations for $10 Million

In 2012, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) researchers Piero Anversa, Annarosa Leri, and Jan Kajstura published a study on stem cells’ ability to repair damage […]

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Brigham and Women’s Offers Buyouts to 1,600 Employees

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) has offered voluntary buyouts to 1,600 staffers, officials from the hospital confirmed Thursday. Depending on how many people accept the […]

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Boston Doctors Show Off What a Surgeon Looks Like

A cover from The New Yorker is spreading like wildfire, thanks to a surgeon named Susan Pitt. The illustrated cover, created by artist Malika Favre for the […]

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An Award-Winning Pup Works at Boston Medical Center

At Boston Medical Center, clinicians and medical professionals roam the halls—as does a team of therapy dogs. The 12-dog team, called the Healing Pups, visits BMC […]

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This Virtual Reality System Lets Doctors Look at Organs in 3D

Instead of studying an X-ray, imagine if doctors could look at a 3D replica of your colon, brain, or heart. California-based EchoPixel has made that a […]

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Former Obama Drug Czar to Head BMC’s Addiction Medicine Center

Michael Botticelli, the former White House drug czar, will lead Boston Medical Center’s newly established Grayken Center for Addiction Medicine. Botticelli directed national drug control […]

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Trump’s Budget Cuts Would Be “Devastating” for Local Hospitals

Harry Orf, senior vice president for research at Massachusetts General Hospital, needs only one word to describe the consequences of President Trump’s proposed budget: “devastating.” […]

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Tufts Medical Center Unveils Art Exhibit Showcasing Neurology

What do Vincent van Gogh, King George III, and Oscar Wilde have in common? They’re all featured in a new, permanent exhibit at Tufts Medical […]

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Boston Medical Center to Create Addiction Medicine Center with $25 Million Gift

A $25 million donation to Boston Medical Center (BMC)—the largest gift in the hospital’s history—will bolster its long-standing efforts to fight substance abuse in Massachusetts. […]

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MGH Has an “Urgent Need” for Blood and Platelet Donations

Just a couple days ago, we reported on a blood shortage at Boston Children’s Hospital. Unfortunately, the pediatric medical center isn’t alone in its search […]

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Boston Children’s Hospital Is Collecting Digital Valentines

You can put a smile on somebody’s face this Valentine’s Day, no pricey chocolates or elaborate bouquets required. Boston Children’s Hospital is brightening the days […]

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Boston Children’s Hospital Needs Blood Donors

As snow continues to accumulate, Boston Children’s Hospital is watching its blood supplies diminish. The hospital tweeted Friday that last week’s blizzard has left its […]

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The Peabody Essex Museum and Mass General Are Taking Art Out of the Gallery

Who says art belongs on the gallery walls? The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) and Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center announced Tuesday the “Scarf Project,” a joint […]

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Partners HealthCare Announces Plans to Acquire Mass. Eye and Ear

Partners HealthCare is moving to acquire Massachusetts Eye and Ear, just weeks after the state’s dominant healthcare system picked up New Hampshire’s Wentworth-Douglass Hospital. Mass. […]

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First Look: The Makers of Patriots Day Honor Boston’s Medical Community

For those who lived through the Boston Marathon bombings, Patriots Day feels like a vivid—perhaps too vivid—replay of that day, from the setting to the sounds. […]