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Kids With Multiple Concussions Take Longer to Recover

Concussions are constantly in the news these days, and doctors and parents alike have long been concerned about the implications of kids having multiple head […]

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Boston Children’s Will Start Hand Transplant Program

Boston Children’s Hospital is having a very, very good two weeks. Last week, it was ranked second-best pediatric hospital in the country by U.S. News and World […]

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Boston Children’s Hospital Finds Root Cause of Diabetes

Boston Children’s Hospital could be on the verge of curing type 1 diabetes. Seriously. This huge news, which was announced today on their blog, could affect the 215,000 people […]

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Boston Children’s Hospital Ranked Second in the U.S.

U.S. News and World Report‘s annual children’s hospital rankings were released this week and Boston’s Children’s Hospital ranks first in more specialties than any other pediatric hospital in the […]

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Hundreds of Comics, Watches Donated to Patients at Children’s Hospital

The wards at Boston Children’s Hospital are about to get more animated. After finding out that multiple victims of the Boston Marathon bombing were children, […]

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Are You Almost Addicted? Five Ways to Kick The Problem

If you had a drug or alcohol problem, you’d know it—right? Not necessarily, according to Dr. Wesley Boyd, a psychiatrist at Boston Children’s Hospital and a […]

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ADHD Carries Many Risks for Adults, Study Finds

ADHD chalkboard photo via Shutterstock. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is becoming more common, and it might seem like the condition is just a relatively harmless phase […]

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Working to End Heart Transplant Rejection

Photo via Shutterstock After the nightmarishly-long waiting period for a heart transplant, every patient hopes that their new heart will last forever. Unfortunately, though, that’s […]

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Spin-a-thons are the New 5K

Spin bikes photo by Ron Kloberdanz / Ron Kloberdanz / Shutterstock.com” target=”_blank”>Shutterstock.com Team indoor cycling for a cause seems to be the new “it” way to […]

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Summer Mosquitoes Are Spreading Disease Into the Fall

Mosquito image via Shutterstock The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) confirmed the seventh case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and announced two new cases of West Nile virus […]