Hospitals

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Should Parents Be Freaking Out About a New COVID Syndrome Found in Kids?

Early on in the pandemic, even as the situation grew more alarming by the day, parents were offered some small comfort: While contracting the virus […]

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Does the Coronavirus Cause a Loss of Smell? An Expert Weighs In

Sniffing but suddenly struggling to detect scents around the home? Recent studies show that a loss of smell is sometimes an early symptom of COVID-19, and […]

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Power List Q&A: Beth Israel Lahey Health President Kevin Tabb

When Kevin Tabb completed an un-precedented five-hospital merger in 2019, he likely figured it would be the most challenging moment of his career. Then the […]

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How Boston Is Showing Thanks to Its Healthcare Workers

“Today is a bad one :(” This is the text I received from a friend who works at Massachusetts General Hospital last Friday. I intermittently […]

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As Coronavirus Surge Approaches, Hospitals Brace for the Impact

We’ve been trapped inside for three weeks. The number of diagnosed coronavirus cases in the state is still climbing, by nearly 1,000 cases a day. […]

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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 […]