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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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A Poll Shows the Nurse Staffing Ballot Question Is a Toss-Up

From the start, the nurse staffing ballot question that will confront voters in November has been a difficult one to parse. The proposal would set […]

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Boston Hospitals Fined $1 Million for How They Handled Health Info for an ABC Show

Three Massachusetts hospitals settled for a combined $1 million for the way they handled access to patients’ medical information on the ABC TV show “Save My Life: […]

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Boston Children’s Celebrates a First for Transgender Surgery in the State

In a big step forward for life-affirming transgender surgery in Massachusetts, Boston Children’s Hospital is celebrating the state’s first-ever phalloplasty, or penis creation, procedure. The news […]

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Boston Children’s Named Best Pediatric Hospital in the Nation

Boston Children’s Hospital is going to need a bigger trophy case. For the fifth year in a row, the medical center was named the best […]

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Partners Healthcare Is Laying Off 100 Employees and Outsourcing the Work to India

Partners Healthcare, which is Massachusetts’ largest employer and oversees some of its most renowned hospitals, is laying off 100 coders and outsourcing their jobs to workers […]

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Partners HealthCare Reveals Data Breach

Hospitals are supposed to fix what ails you, but some Partners HealthCare patients are now dealing with a massive headache. On Monday, the nonprofit health […]

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Franciscan Children’s Expands Pediatric Mental Health Resources

Franciscan Children’s is increasing access to pediatric mental health resources, thanks to a new partnership with the Archdiocese of Boston and an expansion of existing […]

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Why Are Boston’s Nurses So Damn Angry?

Boston leads the world when it comes to healthcare. So why are our caregivers so damn angry?