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4 Frequently Asked Ear, Nose, and Throat Health Questions, Answered by a Specialist 

She came to the doctor’s office with her daughter and a whiteboard. It was the only way she could communicate since losing her hearing. After […]

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How To Keep Your Heart Healthy Before, During, and After Pregnancy

Although cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., it has not been widely recognized that many types of heart disease can […]

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How to Tell the Difference between a Panic Attack and a Heart Attack

Your heart suddenly begins racing. You feel pain in your chest and you are short of breath. Are you having a heart attack? Or could […]

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What You Need to Know About Preventing Sports Injuries

Injuries from sports or recreational activities can sideline you for not just the next game, but at home and in your career. Many of the […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Comparing Surgical and Non-Surgical Weight-Loss Options

Losing weight may not be easy, but there are many options available to help with the journey. People often start the weight-loss process by trying […]

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How Weight-Loss Surgery Helped Give This Patient the Confidence to Complete the Boston Marathon

Derron Golden sometimes still can’t believe the changes he’s made to turn his health around. It wasn’t long ago that he struggled to walk up […]

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The New Non-Surgical Procedure That Helps You Lose Weight and Keep It Off

 Laurie Busa was looking for a new and more successful way to lose weight. As a cardiovascular technologist at Winchester Hospital, she conducts stress […]

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3 Powerful Ways Music Therapy Helped This Young Girl With Severe Anxiety Find Her Voice

At first, Ella’s parents thought their child was just shy and introverted. In social situations, though, her anxiety was crippling. Birthdays were the worst. Most […]

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How One Doctor Is Changing the Face of Breast Cancer Care at the Mass General Cancer Center

Amy Comander knew from an early age that she would be a doctor someday. While other kids were set on becoming astronauts or sports stars, […]

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3 Unique Issues Young Women with Breast Cancer Should Ask Their Doctor About

Will I be able to have a baby? Will the treatment trigger early menopause? What about my sex life? These are some of the most […]

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5 Things Women Under 40 Should Know About Breast Cancer

A breast cancer diagnosis can be shocking news for a young woman to hear, especially since it’s so rare. Confusion over what to do next […]

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The Innovative New Surgery Helping Young Women with Breast Cancer Heal Beautifully

Breast cancer among women under 40 is rare, yet still affects thousands of women nationwide. No matter your age, a cancer diagnosis causes anxiety and […]

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How This Doctor Uses a Team Mentality to Tackle Complex Cancers

Whether it’s playing hockey or caring for patients at Mass General Cancer Center, Dr. Ted Hong is a big believer in the power of teamwork […]

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Nearly 10,000 People’s Data Were Exposed in Breach at MGH

Besides having an identity crisis, MGH is in the midst of another crisis—a data breach exposing almost 10,000 patients’ information who participated in research studies at the hospital. […]

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Dana-Farber Is Awarded for Excellence in Nursing and Patient Care

Nurses endure a lot. The hours are long, the work is physically and emotionally taxing, and many lives are dependent on them to do their job not […]