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Boston Children’s Hospital Ranked Best Pediatric Hospital Nationwide

U.S. News and World Report announced Tuesday that Boston Children’s Hospital has once again taken the top spot in its rankings for best pediatric hospital […]


‘Sexual Minority’ Children More Likely To Be Bullied at School, Even Before Coming Out

A sobering new study out of Boston Children’s says that lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) students—the study did not look at trans children—have a much higher […]


Local Study Finds New Evidence Supporting a Genetic Link to Obesity

From Michelle Obama’s crusade against boxed mac and cheese to the cult followings of The Biggest Loser and other weight loss reality shows, it’s no secret […]


Frozen Poop Pill May Be Effective Treatment for Infectious Disease

In conjunction with scientists at Tel Aviv University in Israel, researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School are studying what is described […]


Majority of Obese Teens Were Also Obese in Adolescence, Study Says

A new study led by researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital looked at childhood obesity patterns over time and found that earlier interventions are needed when it […]


Ryan Seacrest Opened a Broadcast Studio at Boston Children’s Hospital

Ryan Seacrest has been known as one of the hardest working people in entertainment for more than a decade, but he brought his philanthropic arm […]


Boston Children’s Hospital Creates a New Brain Imaging System For Infants

Boston Children’s Hospital has been working to create a new device that can help doctors better understand brain disorders in infants, such as epilepsy and seizures. Now, […]


Improved Handoff Communications Reduced Hospital Injuries

Communication is key in most professional fields, but when it comes to health care, it can be a matter of life and death. In fact, according […]


Boston Children’s Hospital Hosted the Second Annual Global Pediatric Innovation Summit

Boston Children’s Hospital held their second annual Global Pediatric Innovation Summit October 30 and 31 at the Seaport World Trade Center. This year’s event, dubbed […]


Boston Children’s Hosted a Pediatric Hackathon

Boston Children’s Hospital hosted its second pediatric hackathon called, “Hacking Pediatrics” in October, which was held at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge. Approximately 125 […]


Boston Children’s Is Leading a Rare Genetic Syndrome Study

Boston Children’s Hospital will take the lead in a new study that will look at three rare genetic syndromes related to autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and intellectual […]


The Mass. Dept. of Public Health Confirms a Enterovirus D68 Case

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced Tuesday that the first confirmed case of Enterovirus D68 is now in the Commonwealth. In the statement, the […]


Boston Researchers Develop Stem Cell Roadmap

Researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital, the Wyss Institute at Harvard University, and Boston University have developed CellNet, a computer algorithm which will serve as a “roadmap […]

Arts & Entertainment

Watch Taylor Swift Sing to a Boston Children’s Hospital Patient

Taylor Swift—surprised face maker, sometimes New Englander, rumored doe—found some new fans Sunday when she paid an unexpected visit to Boston Children’s Hospital. Taylor visited the Boston Children’s […]


Another Shark Is Hosting a Hospital Competition

Boston Children’s Hospital’s Global Pediatric Summit, Taking on Tomorrow, will feature what reps are calling an “Innovation Tank.” It’s a forum designed to “give pediatric […]