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New Treatments for Lymphedema Available at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Plastic surgeons at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) are bringing new hope to cancer patients by offering innovative procedures for both preventing and treating […]

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“Concealed” Scar Technique for Breast Surgery Promotes Emotional Healing

Approximately one in eight women will develop breast cancer during the course of her lifetime. Although genetic testing can identify individuals who have inherited a […]

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Sore Throat: Is it Strep?

Having a sore throat is not only a literal pain in the neck; it is also often a mystery. Is it the beginning of a […]

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Depression and Pain Go Hand in Hand

People who are depressed often say they are feeling sad, blue, overwhelmed or hopeless. But did you know that many who suffer from depression also complain […]

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Pregnancy and Back Pain Often Go Hand In Hand

The joys of pregnancy are often accompanied by some pains, too: fatigue, weight gain, swelling, and often, back pain. According to the American College of […]

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Pregnancy is a Motivator to Stay or Get Active

Though the misconception that physical activity should be curbed during pregnancy remains, nothing could be further from the truth. “Exercise is beneficial to the pregnancy […]

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Fit Pantry, Fit Fridge: 8 Must-Have Foods to Keep in your Kitchen

  Do your fridge and pantry need a makeover? Filling your refrigerator and pantry with nutritious (and delicious) staples can inspire you to eat well […]

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5 Exercise Myths

  Some exercise myths are harmless, some are grounded in good intentions, and some can be downright dangerous. Make sure you’re exercising safely by checking out these 5 common exercise myths. […]

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Stroke Prevention: One, Two, Three

The fear of having a stroke is widespread, and it’s little wonder. Every year, stroke affects nearly 800,000 Americans. Despite significant progress in treating stroke, […]

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Is Meditation Good for Your Heart?

When work and family obligations threaten to send your stress levels to DEFCON 1, it might be time to turn to meditation. Not only can […]

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Safeguard Your Health with a ‘6th Inning Stretch’

The Hazards of Prolonged Sitting Most Americans spend half their day sitting down. According to the American Heart Association, only 20 percent of the population […]

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The Art of Letting Go – How to Experience More Joy, Less Stress

  By Kelly Lawman, BIDMC Staff A couple of years ago, I participated in a group activity where we were guided in meditation to focus […]

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Should We All Go Gluten-Free?

Walk into any grocery store and you’re likely to find an entire aisle dedicated to gluten-free products. You can buy gluten-free bread, gluten-free beer, gluten-free […]

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Don’t Let the Snow Keep You From Walking.

By Christie Roy BIDMC Staff As we age, our bones thin out and can become brittle, a condition known as osteoporosis. There are a number […]

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Treatments Abound for Enlarged Prostates

By Michael Lasalandra Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Correspondent As men age, their prostates enlarge. By the time men are in their 40s or 50s, […]

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