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Tufts ‘Cure Breast Cancer’ License Plate Raises Money for Cancer Research

Tufts Medical Center set out to raise $1 million for breast cancer research, and as of October 2014, the hospital is just shy of its goal. In […]

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Tufts Medical Center Nurse Wins National Nursing Excellence Award

Debbie Mitchell-Dozier, a nurse at Tufts Medical Center, was awarded the “Giving Excellence Meaning” (GEM) Award by Nurse.com, an award that honors outstanding nurses across the country. Mitchell-Dozier was […]

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Beth Israel Researches Alcoholism Relapse and Liver Transplants

A new study led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center shows that substance abuse treatment for alcoholics both before and after liver transplant […]

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Tufts Researcher Receives $1 Million Grant

Tufts Medical Center has announced that Dr. John B. Wong, chief of the Division of Clinical Decision Making will receive a research award grant from the Patient-Centered […]

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Silk May Help Prevent Premature Birth

Dr. Michael House, an obstetrician and medical researcher at Tufts Medical Center’s Mother Infant Research Institute, is currently studying how silk can prevent premature delivery […]

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Tufts Medical Center Reaches Out to Chinatown

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC), a cancer of the upper part of the throat, is found globally in a mere one in 100,000 people. At Tufts Medical […]

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The Future of Dieting Could Be Based on Your Genetics

Researchers say the new frontier of dieting could be in your genes. Photo via Shutterstock The world of dieting and weight loss can be overwhelming. […]

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How Does Meningitis Get into a Syringe Full of Steroids, Anyway?

Syringes photo via Shutterstock UPDATED November 13 – 5:30 p.m. (This story originally ran on October 10th and has been updated with the most recent […]

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How We Choose Hospitals According to Google

Google’s new hospital study says that 94 percent of people choose a hospital based on reputation, which is good news for the hospitals in our area, since […]