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Boston Medical Center’s Preventive Food Pantry Merges Nutrition and Healthcare

Hippocrates may have been the one to say, “Let food be thy medicine,” but it’s Boston Medical Center (BMC) that’s actually making it happen. BMC’s […]

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Patient Navigation May Improve Breast Cancer Care, Study Says

Patient navigation may improve care for high risk and minority women with breast cancer, according to a new study from Boston Medical Center (BMC). The […]

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Treating Addiction During and After Hospitalization Reduces Relapse, Study Says

The simple act of recommending post-hospital addiction treatment and helping to facilitate that recommendation reduces relapses in opiate addicts, according to a new study by […]

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Lynn Woman Walks in Charity Fashion Show for BMC Cancer Care

Elys Rullan Rivera can recall perfectly the day she got the news. It was November 2013,  just a few months after her 20th birthday, and […]

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Which Test is Best For Cervical Cancer?

There seems to be a lot of confusion out there when it comes to cervical cancer screenings. Is a Pap test enough? Do we also […]

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Art Students Painted the Pediatric Emergency Department at Boston Medical Center

Boston Medical Center (BMC) recently teamed up with the Massachusetts College of Art and Design and Boredom Busters, a non-profit that aims to cure the “boredom epidemic” […]

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‘Prescribe-a-Bike’ Coming To a Hospital Near You

Doctors in Boston are already prescribing “outdoor time” for kids, and starting Wednesday, physicians at Boston Medical Center will be prescribing Hubway bikes as a […]

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Boston Medical Center Is Ahead of the Curve on Alarm Fatigue

The Joint Commission, a nonprofit organization that accredits more than 20,000 health care organizations and programs in the U.S., has mandated that starting in January 2014, […]

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Strong Alcohol Policies Can Protect Against Binge Drinking, Study Says

Researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC) found that strong alcohol policy can be a protective factor against binge […]

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Boston University Could Make the ‘Next Generation Condom’

Researchers in Boston are being asked to find new ways to make wearing a condom more appealing, and at the same time, more reliable. Through […]

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Boston Medical Center, Healthworks Community Fitness Awarded Mayoral Prizes in Primary Care

Mayor Tom Menino and Dr. Paula Johnson, chair of the board of the Boston Public Health Commission, honored recipients of the 2013 Mayoral Prize for […]

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Boston Medical Center Gets Two Grants Worth $3.5 Million

Boston Medical Center (BMC) was awarded two Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) grants this month: one to study the delivery of cancer care to patients who […]

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The World’s Most Infectious Deadly Diseases… in the South End?

Boston University’s decade-long battle to study some of the world’s deadliest infectious diseases in a South End laboratory won approval Monday from a federal court. […]

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Boston Hospital To Participate In Michael J. Fox’s Parkinson’s Research

Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center announced last week that they will be participating in a study called the Parkinson’s Progression Markers […]

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Helping Kids With Back to School Anxiety

Back-to-school can be an exciting time for some children, and yet for others it’s a nightmare. Bullying, difficulty learning, making new friends, and even just […]