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Boston Medical Center Launches Opioid Urgent Care Center

Boston Medical Center (BMC) is fighting the opioid epidemic head-on, with a new opioid urgent care center that aims to give patients faster access to substance abuse […]

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BMC Becomes First Massachusetts Hospital to Offer Gender Reassignment Surgery

This summer, Boston Medical Center (BMC) will become the state’s first hospital to offer gender reassignment surgery. About 100 patients are on a waiting list […]

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Boston Medical Center to Pay $1.1 Million to Settle Fraud Allegations

Boston Medical Center will pay $1.1 million to settle allegations of fraud, after it was accused of improperly billing Medicare and Medicaid. In prepared remarks Friday, […]

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Boston Medical Center Names Jake Gyllenhaal Co-Captain for Marathon Team

Boston Medical Center announced on Monday that actor Jake Gyllenhaal and Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman will serve as honorary co-captains for the hospital’s […]

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Boston Medical Center Receives $1 Million Grant to Improve HPV Vaccination

Boston Medical Center (BMC) received a roughly $1 million grant from the American Cancer Society (ACS) for its pilot program focused on educating youth about the benefits […]

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Boston Medical Center to Pilot an Opioid Abuse Prevention Program

Thanks to a $1.3 million grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Boston Medical Center (BMC) is beginning a pilot program to test […]

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Study Suggests Strict Adult Alcohol Policies Reduce Underage Drinking

Teens may not want to listen to their parents, but new research from Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) […]

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Toddlers Drinking Coffee Is Not Uncommon in Boston

When Boston Medical Center (BMC) researchers began their study on kid’s diets, they did not set out to discover how much coffee infants and toddlers […]

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Patients Are Learning to Cook Healthier at the Boston Medical Center Demonstration Kitchen

Did you know that canola oil is just as healthy as olive oil, but is significantly less expensive? Or that bulgur wheat is a healthier […]

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Check Out Boston Medical Center’s New Mural for Pediatric Patients

Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) students have been hard a work on a project that has nothing to do with medicine. It does, however, […]

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Boston Medical Center, Boston University Receives $21 Million Grant

According to Boston Medical Center (BMC), tuberculosis (TB) kills 1.5 million people worldwide every year. In fact, one-third of the world’s population is infected with the bacteria that […]

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Boston Medical Center, Boston University Receive $2.7 Million Grant

The Center for Regenerative Medicine (CReM) at Boston University and Boston Medical Center has been awarded a grant to establish a first-of-its-kind stem cell repository […]

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Researchers Identify Brain Changes in Alcohol-Related Sleep Disturbances

Drinking too much can make you “pass out” or ease into sleep faster, but we all know the truth: Drunk sleep is the worst. Now, researchers […]

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Boston Medical Center’s Preventive Food Pantry Merges Nutrition and Healthcare

Hippocrates may have been the one to say, “Let food be thy medicine,” but it’s Boston Medical Center (BMC) that’s actually making it happen. BMC’s […]

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Patient Navigation May Improve Breast Cancer Care, Study Says

Patient navigation may improve care for high risk and minority women with breast cancer, according to a new study from Boston Medical Center (BMC). The […]