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Wellness

Partners HealthCare Appoints First Female President and CEO

Yesterday, Anne Klibanski became the first-ever female president and CEO of Partners HealthCare. She was appointed by the board of directors after having served as […]

Wellness

Boston Children’s Hospital Named Top Pediatric Hospital in the Nation

Boston is used to being on top. Whether we’re talking sports teams, colleges and universities, or hospitals, a number one spot is always what we’re pining for. […]

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BPS Students Will Get Free Menstrual Products This Fall, But There’s a Catch

Boston has long been lagging behind in the local charge toward period parity. As women across the country demand more progressive policies regarding the cost and […]

YWCA
Wellness

The YWCA Announces the Sale of Its Landmark Home in Back Bay

The iconic “YWCA” that can be seen from the top of 140 Clarendon Street will be no more. On June 13, the organization which works […]

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Wellness

The 2019 American Lung Association “State of the Air” Report Is Out

We’re all trying to do our part for Mother Nature. But it’s no shocker that we could all be doing a lot more. It’s easy to say that one […]

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Wellness

There Is Now a Plan B Vending Machine at Brandeis University

A new type of vending machine has landed at Brandeis University in Waltham. It’s not one that dispenses snacks or soft drinks, but one that is intended for […]

Wellness

HPV Virus Causes Rise in Throat Cancer

Age and tobacco use are two of the most significant risk factors for cancer, and head and neck cancers are no exception. But when it […]

Wellness

How Robotic Surgery Saved This 71-Year-Old Veteran’s Life

At 71 years old, Louis J. DiPietro, Jr. is very conscientious about his health. That’s why the Belmont resident knew right away when something was […]

The New England Journal of Medicine
Wellness

Check Out This Massive Intact Blood Clot Someone Coughed Up

The human body is a strange and mysterious thing. The New England Journal of Medicine’s most recent addition to its photo series is certainly no exception. On Monday, The […]

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Wellness

Celebrate the Grand Opening of Cambridge Naturals’ Second Location

In its 44 years of existence, Cambridge Naturals has only ever occupied one brick and mortar store—in Cambridge. On August 16, they expanded to a second […]

Shalane Flanagan
Wellness

Shalane Flanagan Will Return to the New York City Marathon This Year

Maybe for professional athletes, claiming retirement is a bluff to throw off the competition. Maybe it’s just hard to turn off the competitive drive. Or maybe they […]

Mass General
Wellness

Massachusetts General Hospital Ranks Fourth in Nation Across All Specialties

The Best Hospitals ranking came out this week from U.S. News & World Report, and Boston healthcare has made multiple lists. But the highest rank might have […]

Wellness

Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center Ranks No. 4 in the Nation

When it comes to health care in the Hub, we certainly have no shortage. But what we also have in abundance is good healthcare. And by good, we mean […]

Dr. Michael Apkon
Wellness

Tufts Medical Center Names Michael Apkon as New CEO

Tufts Medical Center is getting a new driver in the front seat. The hospital announced today that Dr. Michael Apkon will become the next chief […]

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Partners Healthcare to Provide Transportation for Patients Through New Service Circulation

One of the biggest barriers to proper healthcare is not what you might think. According to the National Academy of Sciences, each year, 4 million Americans miss […]