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Ill Communication

Learn about the growing demand for interpreters and translators at local hospitals like Boston Medical Center.

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Partners Healthcare Offers Subsidy to Employees in Same-Sex Couples

Because Massachusetts is one of the pioneer states to legalize gay marriage, you’d think that life for same-sex couples is relatively obstacle-free here in the […]

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Tufts Medical Center Reaches Out to Chinatown

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC), a cancer of the upper part of the throat, is found globally in a mere one in 100,000 people. At Tufts Medical […]

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Your Heart Attack Costs Twice As Much at One Boston Hospital as at Another

Fun Fact: If you had a heart attack and headed to Boston Medical Center where you survived with no complications, the hospital would have charged […]

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Two Boston Hospitals to Join

If you thought Boston hospitals were awesome already, we have more good news for you. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Cambridge Health Alliance […]

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Haircut-a-thon for Boston Children’s Hospital

More than 50 salons and spas across Massachusetts, including at least 12 on Newbury Street, will be hosting the HAIRraising one-day cut-a-thon benefiting Boston Children’s Hospital. […]

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Hundreds of Comics, Watches Donated to Patients at Children’s Hospital

The wards at Boston Children’s Hospital are about to get more animated. After finding out that multiple victims of the Boston Marathon bombing were children, […]

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Area Hospitals Open Amid Lockdown, No Patient Discharges

Boston hospitals are open and operating during the lockdown, but they encouraging non-patients and non-emergencies to stay home. Boston Medical Center issued a statement that […]

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Brown Fat Could Lead to Cold Weather Weight Loss

Dropping temperatures could mean shrinking waistlines. Photo via Shutterstock If your idea of the perfect snow day involves a whole lot of couch surfing and […]

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Harvard Researchers Study Motor Dysfunction Treatments

Brain photo via Shutterstock New research from the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) could eventually lead to more effective treatment for patients […]

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NFL Gives Harvard Medical School $100 Million Research Grant

Sports injury photo via Shutterstock Harvard Medical School reported today that the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) has given the school a $100 million grant […]

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Ask a Doctor: Do Stem Cell Face Creams Really Work?

Face cream illustration via Shutterstock If you’ve been to the beauty counter lately or up late enough to see the infomercials, the latest in skin creams […]

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Hepatitis C linked to New Hampshire Hospital Worker

Syringes image via Shutterstock A former traveling hospital worker is accused of spreading hepatitis C through tainted needles, and five new cases were announced last week, bringing the total […]

Catching Up with the Stars of Boston Med

We go behind the scenes of the hit reality series.

There Will Be Blood and Money

There are many, many questions about the relationship between a local hospital and the world’s largest medical device company.