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Smoking May Kill HIV Patients Sooner Than the Disease Itself, Study Says

HIV patients who smoke may have more to worry about than their diagnoses. According to a new study from Massachusetts General Hospital, smoking may kill […]

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Massachusetts General Hospital and GE Are Hosting an Opioid Hackathon

Hackers this weekend will be tasked with developing new, outside-the-box technologies and solutions for improving opioid abuse prevention, treatment, and recovery. Massachusetts General Hospital and […]

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Photos: Chris Evans and Anthony Mackie Surprise Kids at MGH

Chris Evans and Anthony Mackie proved this week that being a superhero means more than just beating up bad guys. The pair of Marvel movie […]

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Want to Live a Long Life? Ditch the Meat, Study Says

You may want to steer clear of the burgers and dogs at your next summer barbecue, according to a new study from Massachusetts General Hospital. […]

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Mass General Researchers Found Genes Linked to Depression

A new study out of Massachusetts General Hospital adds gravitas to the idea that depression is a genetically inherited condition. The study, published Monday in Nature […]

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Female Physicians Are Paid Eight Percent Less than Males, Study Says

Female physicians working in public medical schools earn roughly 8 percent—or $20,000—less than their male counterparts each year, according to new research from Massachusetts General Hospital […]

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Mass General Program Prepares Students for College, Career Success

This spring, Chantelle Jones became a proud Boston College alumna, graduating with a degree in management and leadership. She’s taken a job in hospital human […]

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These Four Lifestyle Choices Could Cut Cancer Deaths in Half

Don’t smoke. Don’t drink too much. Maintain a healthy weight. Exercise. Those are all things you’ve heard a million times before, but a new study […]

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Mass General Performed the Nation’s First Penis Transplant

Earlier this month, Massachusetts General Hospital made history, becoming the first hospital in the country to perform a penis transplant. The recipient is Thomas Manning, […]

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Chris Evans and Elizabeth Olsen Showed Off Their Dance Moves on Ellen

Chris Evans and Elizabeth Olsen got the chance to try out a new game on Monday’s episode of the Ellen DeGeneres Show. The Captain America: […]

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Study: Regular Aspirin Use May Cut Cancer Risk

Your quick headache fix may also cut your cancer risk, according to a study from Massachusetts General Hospital. Mass General found that taking aspirin at least […]

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The Color of Cancer

Much of our medical research focuses on white populations, and that’s a serious problem.

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The Guide: Have a Heart

What if scientists could grow an organ designed just for you?

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Study: Obesity May Promote Breast and Pancreatic Cancer

More than half of patients with breast or pancreatic cancer are overweight, and a new study out of Massachusetts General Hospital may explain why. A […]

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Mass General Study Finds a New Way to Use Poop Pills

Poop pills are back, everybody. Last month, we reported on an upcoming Massachusetts General Hospital study that’s trying to determine whether freeze-dried poop pills can help obese […]