Hospitals

MGH
Wellness

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. […]

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Wellness

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 […]

Wellness

How Diabetes Affects Your Feet and What You Can Do About It

Though they can easily be overlooked, feet are especially at risk of serious complications relating to diabetes. Staying informed about symptoms and preventative care is […]

Wellness

What You Need to Know About Foot Injuries from an Expert Podiatrist

With the summer in full swing, most people are spending more time outside being active.  John Giurini, DPM, chief of Podiatric Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical […]

Wellness

5 Powerful Ways to Keep Your Feet Healthy

It’s no surprise that healthy feet are important for feeling good and staying active. With 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 muscles, tendons, […]

fecal transplant
Wellness

These Two Boston Hospitals Rank Among the Best in the Nation

We’ll give you two guesses as to which hospitals made the top rankings in the latest U.S. News and World Report best hospitals honor roll—it shouldn’t be hard, […]

Massachusetts General Hospital
Wellness

Massachusetts General Hospital Is Having an Identity Crisis

It’s certainly not uncommon to abbreviate the names of people, places, and things around the city. We do it all the time: Comm Ave., Marty Walsh, […]

News

What You Need to Know About New Advances in Cardiac Surgery

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women, but innovations in cardiac care are helping those with the disease live […]

Wellness

Innovative Surgery Provides Breakthrough Results for Bladder Cancer

Bladder cancer, like all cancers, is concerning because it can mean a change in the way your body functions. If cancer has invaded the muscle […]

Wellness

Top 5 Health Tips for Men

According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, men are far more likely to skip routine health screens than women. “It’s common for men […]

Wellness

The Most Important Number for Keeping a Healthy Prostate

When it comes to staying on top of your health, doctors often tell you how important it is to “know your numbers.” Blood pressure, cholesterol, […]

News

The Secret Truth About Boston Doctors

When retired police sergeant Charles Antonio went under the knife of Michael Medlock, he was confident the neurosurgeon would eliminate the numbness in his fingers […]

pregnant woman with doctor
Wellness

Do You Know Your Hospital’s C-Section Rate?

I’m going to tell you a dirty little secret about giving birth that I think more women should know. Regardless of your age, weight, health, […]

ballot question 1
Wellness

We Asked a Public Health Expert about the Nurse Staffing Ratio Ballot Question

It’s safe to say that Question 1, the proposed law that would limit the number of patients assigned to nurses at any given time, is confusing […]

News

Question 1’s Price Tag? Up to $949 Million, Says a New Report

The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission’s highly anticipated report on the Question 1, the nurse staffing ballot question voters will face in November, finds that roll-out […]