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Boston Children’s Celebrates a First for Transgender Surgery in the State

In a big step forward for life-affirming transgender surgery in Massachusetts, Boston Children’s Hospital is celebrating the state’s first-ever phalloplasty, or penis creation, procedure. The news […]

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Iranian Scientist Headed to Boston Children’s Hospital Detained at Logan Airport

Iranian cancer researcher Mohsen Dehnavi, who was on his way to Boston Children’s Hospital to work as a visiting scholar, was detained at Logan Airport and has […]

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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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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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Boston Children’s Is on the Cusp of a Major Research Breakthrough

After more than two decades of work, researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital may be on the cusp of a major research breakthrough: growing human blood […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Baby Born with Brain Outside His Skull Treated at Boston Children’s

An institution like Boston Children’s Hospital performs lifesaving surgeries every day. Even for a hospital of that stature, though, what happened on May 24 was […]

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Boston Children’s Hospital Named Best Pediatric Hospital in the U.S.

Boston Children’s Hospital was once again named the best pediatric hospital in the country, continuing Massachusetts’ long history as a medical powerhouse. This is the […]

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A Boston Children’s Doc Developed a New ACL Surgery

A Boston Children’s Hospital surgeon may be at the forefront of a new, better era of knee surgery. Bridge-Enhanced ACL Repair (BEAR) surgery, a technique […]

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There May Be a Way to Stop Melanoma Before It Begins

A group of Boston Children’s Hospital researchers just accomplished a medical first: watching melanoma develop, starting from the very first cell. “An important mystery has […]