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Trump’s Budget Cuts Would Be “Devastating” for Local Hospitals

Harry Orf, senior vice president for research at Massachusetts General Hospital, needs only one word to describe the consequences of President Trump’s proposed budget: “devastating.” […]

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Tufts Medical Center Unveils Art Exhibit Showcasing Neurology

What do Vincent van Gogh, King George III, and Oscar Wilde have in common? They’re all featured in a new, permanent exhibit at Tufts Medical […]

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Boston Medical Center to Create Addiction Medicine Center with $25 Million Gift

A $25 million donation to Boston Medical Center (BMC)—the largest gift in the hospital’s history—will bolster its long-standing efforts to fight substance abuse in Massachusetts. […]

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MGH Has an “Urgent Need” for Blood and Platelet Donations

Just a couple days ago, we reported on a blood shortage at Boston Children’s Hospital. Unfortunately, the pediatric medical center isn’t alone in its search […]

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Boston Children’s Hospital Is Collecting Digital Valentines

You can put a smile on somebody’s face this Valentine’s Day, no pricey chocolates or elaborate bouquets required. Boston Children’s Hospital is brightening the days […]

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Boston Children’s Hospital Needs Blood Donors

As snow continues to accumulate, Boston Children’s Hospital is watching its blood supplies diminish. The hospital tweeted Friday that last week’s blizzard has left its […]

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The Peabody Essex Museum and Mass General Are Taking Art Out of the Gallery

Who says art belongs on the gallery walls? The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) and Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center announced Tuesday the “Scarf Project,” a joint […]

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Partners HealthCare Announces Plans to Acquire Mass. Eye and Ear

Partners HealthCare is moving to acquire Massachusetts Eye and Ear, just weeks after the state’s dominant healthcare system picked up New Hampshire’s Wentworth-Douglass Hospital. Mass. […]

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First Look: The Makers of Patriots Day Honor Boston’s Medical Community

For those who lived through the Boston Marathon bombings, Patriots Day feels like a vivid—perhaps too vivid—replay of that day, from the setting to the sounds. […]

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TBT: When Tufts’ Floating Hospital Sailed the Boston Harbor

Today, Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center sits squarely on Washington Street, near Chinatown. But less than a century ago, it didn’t have […]

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Ronald McDonald House Announces New Location in Charlestown

Every year, numerous families travel to Boston for its world-class hospitals—but that care comes with a high price tag, especially if it necessitates a long-term […]

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Tufts Medical Center Is One of the Top 10 Hospitals for Heart Transplants

Boston hospitals are constantly bringing home awards, in everything from overall excellence to safety. The latest? Tufts Medical Center announced Tuesday that it’s one of the country’s […]

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Mass General Acquires New Hampshire Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital is spreading its talents to New Hampshire. Wentworth-Douglass Hospital (WDH) “joined the Massachusetts General Hospital family” on January 1, according to an announcement […]

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Meet Emerson Hospital’s Singing Valets

Since his very first day at Concord’s Emerson Hospital, Robert Nyekan has been singing.  “It just felt like the right thing to do,” he says. “I […]

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Dana-Farber Has an ‘Urgent’ Need for O-Negative Blood

If you’re looking for a last-minute way to do some holiday giving, consider making Dana-Farber Cancer Institute your recipient. The hospital tweeted Wednesday that it […]