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The Murder in Exam Room 15

He expected doctors to perform a miracle. When they couldn’t, he sought revenge at the Brigham. Are hospitals the new front line in the escalating battle between patients and healthcare?

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Printing a Better Operation

Cutting-edge technology is helping physicians at Brigham and Women’s Hospital better plan and prep for face transplant surgeries.

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Brigham and Women’s Opens New Health Center in Dorchester

For residents of Dorchester, Mattapan, and Roxbury, life is about to get a bit healthier. After years of work, the Brigham and Women’s Center for […]

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Local Researchers Developed a Blood Test that Detects Exposure to Hundreds of Viruses Simultaneously

In what could be every hypochondriac’s worst nightmare, there is now a test that can find out—from just a single drop of blood—every virus you’ve […]

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Study Finds Low Risk Associated With Antidepressant Use While Pregnant

Expectant mothers are forced to cut many things out of their diets while pregnant, from caffeine to alcohol. But a new study out of Brigham […]

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Brigham and Women’s Hospital Welcomes Newborn Daughter of Slain Surgeon

Meet Mikaela Jane Davidson, a healthy baby girl who was born at Brigham and Women’s Hospital on Saturday, April 4. This newborn bundle of cuteness […]

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Small Study Finds Link Between Breast Implants and Lymphoma

From Botox injections and chemical peels to liposuction and facelifts, cosmetic procedures have become increasingly common. In fact, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports […]

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Q&A: Harvard Doc Who Treated Man with Broken Penis

Surely, you saw the news earlier this month where Dr. Robert Hartman, a urologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, found himself in the spotlight after publishing a […]

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Boston Clinicians Are Headed to the Dominican Republic for a Medical Mission

Operation Walk Boston is a program from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and Partners in Health that performs free joint replacement surgeries for patients in […]

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Dr. Betsy Nabel To Join the NFL After All

Last week, it was reported that the President of Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), Dr. Betsy Nabel, was approached by the NFL to be its […]

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Doctors Are Using 3-D Printed Models to Prep for Face Transplants

Carmen Tarleton remembers the moment she saw her new face for the first time. After being attacked in 2007 by her now ex-husband, Tarleton suffered […]

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This Is How Medical Professionals Go to Work in a Blizzard

While most of the Commonwealth is dreading today’s dig out, there were some people who had to get to work yesterday no matter the conditions […]

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Doctor, Suspect Dead After Shooting at Brigham and Women’s Hospital [Updated]

UPDATE: The doctor who was shot twice by a man who confronted him inside the Shapiro Cardiovascular Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital died late […]

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E-Books May Be Ruining Your Sleep

If you’re using an iPad or other form of e-reader to “curl up” with a good book at night, you may be sacrificing precious sleeping […]

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Mediterranean Diet Linked to Longevity

Ponce de Leon may have been searching for the Fountain of Youth, but perhaps all he really needed was to eat more foods found near his home region of […]