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Days Before Tufts Nursing Strike, Tensions Run High

UPDATED, July 11, 5:15 p.m.: Tufts nurses and hospital administrators have yet to reach a compromise, according to a statement from the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA). […]

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Mass General Patients Got to See the Patriots’ Super Bowl Trophy

Massachusetts General Hospital patients on Tuesday got to spend some quality time with the New England Patriots’ latest Super Bowl trophy. During its tour around […]

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Boston Children’s Is the Best Pediatric Hospital in the Country

Boston Children’s Hospital on Tuesday topped U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of the country’s best pediatric hospitals for the fourth year straight, and the fifth […]

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Tufts Medical Center Braces for Potential Nursing Strike

Tufts Medical Center is bracing for a possible nursing strike after contract negotiations stalled this week. The Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), which represents 1,200 Tufts […]

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Mass. Eye and Ear Just Got the Largest Gift in Its History

Massachusetts Eye and Ear, the country’s top-ranked ear, nose, and throat hospital, just received by far the largest philanthropic gift in its history. An anonymous donor […]

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Amy Reed, Patient Advocate, Dies at 44

In the March 2016 issue of Boston magazine, I told the story of Amy Reed, a young Penn-trained physician and mother of six who in 2013 went […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts Gives $250,000 to Boston Children’s Hospital

Local Dunkin’ Donuts owners pitched in to help Boston Children’s in a big way. The Canton-based coffee giant’s franchisees across Eastern Massachusetts donated $250,000 to the […]

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How Fighting Substance Abuse Is Like Training for a Triathlon

As Sarah Bagley sees it, fighting addiction is a lot like training for a triathlon. “You have to be focused. You have to be disciplined. […]

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For One Expecting Mom, Mother’s Day Brings a Unique Gift

Amy Rosario had no musical background whatsoever. So when she was approached about writing a lullaby for her unborn twin daughters, she was hesitant. “I […]

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Brigham and Women’s Settles Research Fraud Allegations for $10 Million

In 2012, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) researchers Piero Anversa, Annarosa Leri, and Jan Kajstura published a study on stem cells’ ability to repair damage […]

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Brigham and Women’s Offers Buyouts to 1,600 Employees

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) has offered voluntary buyouts to 1,600 staffers, officials from the hospital confirmed Thursday. Depending on how many people accept the […]

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Boston Doctors Show Off What a Surgeon Looks Like

A cover from The New Yorker is spreading like wildfire, thanks to a surgeon named Susan Pitt. The illustrated cover, created by artist Malika Favre for the […]

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An Award-Winning Pup Works at Boston Medical Center

At Boston Medical Center, clinicians and medical professionals roam the halls—as does a team of therapy dogs. The 12-dog team, called the Healing Pups, visits BMC […]

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This Virtual Reality System Lets Doctors Look at Organs in 3D

Instead of studying an X-ray, imagine if doctors could look at a 3D replica of your colon, brain, or heart. California-based EchoPixel has made that a […]

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Former Obama Drug Czar to Head BMC’s Addiction Medicine Center

Michael Botticelli, the former White House drug czar, will lead Boston Medical Center’s newly established Grayken Center for Addiction Medicine. Botticelli directed national drug control […]