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A 19th-Century Apothecary Kit

See it at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Boston Children’s and the Celtics Made a Holiday Mannequin Challenge Video

Last month, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center crushed the Mannequin Challenge. And now, the gauntlet has been thrown. Not one to be outdone, Boston Children’s […]

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Beth Israel Deaconess Took On the Mannequin Challenge

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) is out to prove it’s the pop culture-savviest hospital in Boston. After releasing a much-watched, maddeningly catchy Taylor Swift parody […]

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Aly Raisman Presents Dana-Farber with a $10,000 Donation

Six-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman visited Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s (DFCI) Yawkey Center for Cancer Care on Monday to donate $10,000 to Pasi Jänne, the director […]

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Brigham and Women’s Searches for the Owner of a Long-Lost Ring

For roughly a decade, a lost ring has had a home at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). But this is no ordinary piece of forgotten […]

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Massachusetts Takes Seventh in Hospital Safety Rankings

More than half of Massachusetts hospitals earned top safety grades in a report released Monday, enough to make the Commonwealth the seventh-best state in the […]

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A Local 12-Year-Old Is Taking the Fear Out of Hospital Visits

By the time she was five, Wendy Wooden had spent 200 days as an inpatient at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children (MGHfC). Diagnosed at age […]

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Boston Children’s to Proceed with $1 Billion Expansion

After months of back and forth, Boston Children’s Hospital has won approval for its $1 billion expansion plan. The Massachusetts Public Health Council voted unanimously […]

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Boston Medical Center Launches Opioid Urgent Care Center

Boston Medical Center (BMC) is fighting the opioid epidemic head-on, with a new opioid urgent care center that aims to give patients faster access to substance abuse […]

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NHL Player Thanks Boston Children’s Hospital with Huge Gift

Nick Foligno, of the Columbus Blue Jackets, is showing his appreciation for Boston Children’s Hospital in a major way. The professional hockey player and his […]

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Writer Pens Heartfelt Letter to Staff at Cambridge Hospital

The medical system is met, often rightfully so, with its fair share of criticism. But a heartfelt letter published in Thursday’s New York Times reminds us of […]

Dana Farber
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Dana-Farber and Brigham and Women’s Are in ‘Urgent Need’ of Platelet Donations

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) need your help. The two hospitals are in “urgent need” of platelet donors, according to […]

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Ex-Marine Receives Double Arm Transplant at Brigham and Women’s

John Peck has yearned to be a chef since he was 12 years old. Now, thanks to an extraordinary gift, he’s one step closer to […]

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Boston Children’s Hospital Expansion Comes Under Fire

UPDATED, September 30, 4 p.m.: WBUR’s Commonhealth is reporting that the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH), unlike the Health Policy Commission, is in favor of the Boston […]

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Beth Israel Is Launching a Zika Vaccine Trial

Two doctors at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) may be poised to become key players in the fight against Zika, as they lead the […]