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Massachusetts General Hospital Ranks Fourth in Nation Across All Specialties

U.S. News & World Report ranked the top 20 hospitals in the country, and MGH and Brigham and Women's Hospital made the list.


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Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center Ranks No. 4 in the Nation

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Wellness

Six Healthy (And Active) Summer Date Ideas Around Boston

Healthy Things to Do in Boston August 13-19 2018
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More Doctors Taking a Stand Against Anti-Vaccine Patients

More Doctors Taking a Stand Against Anti-Vaccine Patients. Worried about the unnecessary spread of disease and unwilling to deal with uncooperative parents, pediatricians are beginning […]

Welcome to the Age of the Wirelessly-Controlled Injection Replacement

Welcome to the Age of the Wirelessly-Controlled Injection Replacement. Local drug delivery hero Bob Langer is back in the headlines this week after one of […]

Fried Food: Still Bad for You

Don’t believe the headlines to the contrary.

Cambridge Biotech Company Wins Key Cancer Drug Patent, Joins The Big Leagues.

Cambridge Biotech Company Wins Key Cancer Drug Patent, Joins The Big Leagues. Ariad Pharmaceuticals, which up to now, has been only one of so many […]

Fitness

Athletes, Don’t Forget to Rest

If exercise is good, then running seven days a week is better than six, right? Wrong.

Overeaters Can Now Add Memory Loss to Plate of Health Risks

Overeaters Can Now Add Memory Loss to Plate of Health Risks. A new study conducted at the Mayo Clinic and based on results from more […]


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Best of Boston 2018: Services

Best of Boston 2018: Services

Including massages and the best meal kit delivery service.

It Runs in the Family: The Risk of Hereditary Cancer

It Runs in the Family: The Risk of Hereditary Cancer

Some people are born with an alteration in their DNA or genetic material that makes them more susceptible to certain types of cancer.

Presented by Mass General Cancer Center


Four Million Americans Have Bionic Knees

Four Million Americans Have Bionic Knees. That’s at least one in 20 people over 50 who has an artificial knee, thanks in part to both […]

How Your Doctor is Sending Mixed Signals

How Your Doctor is Sending Mixed Signals. Remember that old idea about how you can see how a couple is doing by checking out their […]

Nutrition

How to Read a Nutrition Label

Six of 10 people find nutrition labels confusing — now you won’t be one of them.

Seasonal Affective Disorder and Endurance Athletes

How do you keep running when winter cuts the bounce from your step?

Nutrition

Not All Nutritionists Are Created Equal

Be Healthy Boston dished out some great wellness advice, but kind of missed the mark on nutrition.

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Research

Research

World-class hospitals and a thriving biotech culture lead to new medical discoveries every day.

CAR T-Cell Therapy Gives Hope to Some Cancer Patients With No Other Options

CAR T-Cell Therapy Gives Hope to Some Cancer Patients With No Other Options

For cancer patients that aren’t seeing results with chemotherapy, new CAR T-cell therapy might be the solution for remission.

Presented by Mass General Cancer Center


Why Drink That Coffee When You Could Just Suck Caffeine Out of a Tube?

Why Drink That Coffee When You Could Just Suck Caffeine Out of a Tube? Thanks to Harvard professor David Edwards, chapstick-sized tubes of inhalable caffeine […]

There Are Just So Many Possible Reasons Why Overtime is Tied With Depression

There Are Just So Many Possible Reasons Why Overtime is Tied With Depression. And now that the link between the two phenomena has just been […]

Walmart Gives to Oldways in Support of its New Ways

Walmart Gives to Oldways in Support of its New Ways. It’s been over a year since Walmart took a new pro-health stance in collaboration with […]

Fitness

Outrun the February Doldrums

Coach Dan’s five ways to successfully maintain a running routine through the dreariest month of the year.

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