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Art Students Painted the Pediatric Emergency Department at Boston Medical Center

Boston Medical Center (BMC) recently teamed up with the Massachusetts College of Art and Design and Boredom Busters, a non-profit that aims to cure the “boredom epidemic” […]

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Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary Is Judging a Brigham and Women’s Hospital Event

When he’s not telling hopeful entrepreneurs, “You’re dead to me!” after the contestants say no to a proposed deal on the set of ABC’s Shark Tank, […]

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Beth Israel Deaconess Joins Autism BrainNet Tissue Bank

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is an inaugural member of the Autism BrainNet, a partnership of academic sites that was created to collect, store, and distribute […]

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UMass Medical School to Provide Care to a New York Prison

Up until the contract expired in July 2013, the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Medical School provided medical care to 17 state-run prisons in Massachusetts, serving the health needs […]

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Boston Doctors Are Publishing Lots of Books

Boston doctors are writing and publishing a lot of books—and that’s a very, very good thing. A recent study conducted by Catalyst Healthcare Research found that 93 […]

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Bowdoin Street Health Center Is Expanding

Bowdoin Street Health Center, a community health center licensed under Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, which provides comprehensive primary and specialty care for more than […]

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Lawrence General Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Join Forces

Lawrence General Hospital, a regional hospital that sees nearly 300,000 patients in the Merrimack Valley and Southern New Hampshire, has joined the Beth Israel Deaconess Care […]

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There was a Chain of 10 Live-Donor Kidney Transplants

In March, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington participated in a major chain of live-donor paired-exchange kidney transplants with nine other transplantation centers around […]

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Brigham and Women’s Is Hosting a Shark Tank-Style Competition

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is looking for solutions to the challenges that hospitals face when it comes to patient experience and engagement with their BWH […]

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Harvard Library Is Documenting Boston Marathon Medical Mementos

While Iron Mountain is sorting and documenting the thousands of items left at the makeshift Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square last year, Harvard’s Countway […]

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Dana-Farber Started a Cancer Tattoo Project

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) representatives Googled “cancer-related tattoos” one day, and could not believe the hundreds of thousands of queries that popped up. This led […]

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Hospital Offering Free Post-Marathon Clinic For Runners

Newton-Wellesley Hospital (NWH), which is located at the Boston Marathon’s 17 mile mark, is offering two free post-marathon clinics to runners who participate in the race. […]

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Dana-Farber and St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Joining Forces

Under a new agreement, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will provide hematology and medical oncology care at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a part of the Steward Health […]

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Boston Doctors Are Providing Medical Care in Nicaragua

I knew it was going to be a bad tumor even before I put the slide on the microscope, due to the blue color of […]

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Join the Mobile Health Fair in Mattapan on Thursday

Hospitals and other medical care providers are always looking for new ways to bring healthcare to people who need it. Taking a page from the […]