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Wellness

This Brigham and Women’s Resident Traded Hospitals for Hollywood

Roshan Sethi isn’t just a doctor—he also writes for them on TV. For the past six years, Sethi, a second-year resident at Brigham and Women’s […]

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Study: Hospitals Should Track Patients’ Genders and Sexual Orientations

While doctors may be uncomfortable asking for a patient’s sexual orientation, most people are ready and willing to provide it, suggests new research from Brigham and Women’s […]

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Brigham and Women’s, Nurses Celebrate Successful Contract Resolution

Mayor Marty Walsh played a major role in the 11th-hour negotiations that averted a one-day nursing strike at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), hospital officials […]

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Brigham and Women’s Details Preparedness Plan Ahead of Possible Nursing Strike

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) officials said during a press conference Friday that the hospital will adopt an emergency incident command structure in the face of an impending […]

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Brigham and Women’s, Nurses, Avoid One-Day Strike

UPDATED, June 26: As of early Sunday morning, nurses from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) will not strike on Monday. After 23 negotiating sessions, the […]

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Is There a Better Way to Do Breast MRIs?

A simple change could potentially improve breast cancer treatment for thousands of patients, according to a new study from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). Patients […]

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Thousands of Brigham and Women’s Nurses May Go on Strike

Thousands of nurses at Brigham and Women’s Hospital may go on strike this month. According to the Boston Globe, the union, which represents 3,300 nurses […]

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Study: Potato Consumption Linked to High Blood Pressure

Whether they’re fried, baked, mashed, or gratiné-d, potatoes may be putting your blood pressure in jeopardy, according to research from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the […]

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Study: Your Diet May Affect Your Brain

A recent study from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) lends yet more weight to that old saying, you are what you eat. Researchers from BWH […]

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Music and Medicine Coexist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Vocalists and wind instrumentalists rely on specific techniques, such as circular breathing, to power through long, challenging pieces of music, and to create beautiful sounds in […]

Arts & Entertainment

Mindy Kaling Shows Support for Boston Marathon Team

Mindy Kaling got into the Patriots’ Day spirit by giving a local Marathon team a social media shout out on Monday morning. The Mindy Project […]

Wellness

What Are the Chances?

It was supposed to be a simple operation at one of Boston’s greatest hospitals. It turned out to be anything but.

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Wellesley College Names Harvard’s Paula A. Johnson Its New President

Wellesley College has named Harvard University’s Paula A. Johnson its new president, making her the first African American to lead the private, women’s, liberal-arts college […]

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Study Says Doctors Often Opt Out of End-of-Life Care

A new study from the Center for Surgery and Public Health (CSPH) at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) found that doctors receive significantly less end-of-life care […]

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Brigham and Women’s Wants Doctors to Prescribe Exercise to Patients

Next time you visit your doctor, you could be getting a prescription for more than antibiotics. Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) co-authored a call to […]