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Brigham and Women’s Searches for the Owner of a Long-Lost Ring

For roughly a decade, a lost ring has had a home at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). But this is no ordinary piece of forgotten […]

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BRIght Futures Contest Lets the Public Vote for Healthcare Innovation

UPDATED, November 11, 10:00 a.m.: They proposed, you voted. Brigham and Women’s Hospital announced that the winner of the 2016 BRIght Futures Prize is David […]

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BWH Doles Out Grants to Lessen Health Inequality in Boston

Boston is home to some of the finest hospitals and healthcare providers in the world—but many of them are clustered in one small chunk of […]

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Brigham and Women’s Doctor to Lead $75 Million Research Project

A Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) doctor will lead a $75 million research effort dedicated to fighting coronary heart disease (CHD). Calum MacRae, chief of […]

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Ex-Marine Receives Double Arm Transplant at Brigham and Women’s

John Peck has yearned to be a chef since he was 12 years old. Now, thanks to an extraordinary gift, he’s one step closer to […]

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Radiologists Can Spot Abnormal Mammograms in ‘the Blink of an Eye’

Trust your radiologist. A new study from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) shows that trained experts can identify an abnormal mammogram “in the blink of […]

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This Brigham and Women’s Resident Traded Hospitals for Hollywood

Roshan Sethi isn’t just a doctor—he also writes for them on TV. For the past six years, Sethi, a second-year resident at Brigham and Women’s […]

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Study: Hospitals Should Track Patients’ Genders and Sexual Orientations

While doctors may be uncomfortable asking for a patient’s sexual orientation, most people are ready and willing to provide it, suggests new research from Brigham and Women’s […]

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Brigham and Women’s, Nurses Celebrate Successful Contract Resolution

Mayor Marty Walsh played a major role in the 11th-hour negotiations that averted a one-day nursing strike at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), hospital officials […]

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Brigham and Women’s Details Preparedness Plan Ahead of Possible Nursing Strike

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) officials said during a press conference Friday that the hospital will adopt an emergency incident command structure in the face of an impending […]

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Brigham and Women’s, Nurses, Avoid One-Day Strike

UPDATED, June 26: As of early Sunday morning, nurses from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) will not strike on Monday. After 23 negotiating sessions, the […]

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Is There a Better Way to Do Breast MRIs?

A simple change could potentially improve breast cancer treatment for thousands of patients, according to a new study from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). Patients […]

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Thousands of Brigham and Women’s Nurses May Go on Strike

Thousands of nurses at Brigham and Women’s Hospital may go on strike this month. According to the Boston Globe, the union, which represents 3,300 nurses […]

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Study: Potato Consumption Linked to High Blood Pressure

Whether they’re fried, baked, mashed, or gratiné-d, potatoes may be putting your blood pressure in jeopardy, according to research from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the […]

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Study: Your Diet May Affect Your Brain

A recent study from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) lends yet more weight to that old saying, you are what you eat. Researchers from BWH […]