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The Art of Medicine

Brigham and Women’s ‘Humanistic Curriculum’ is connecting doctors to art.

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Sleep Disorders Found To Be Widespread in Firefighters

Regionally, the Northeast has the highest fireground injury rate, according to the National Fire Protection Association. But when firefighters are not battling a blaze, they’re […]

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New Brigham and Women’s Study Examines End of Life Care

According to Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), cancer patients are choosing hospice care today more than ever before. But, hospital reps say that the intensity […]

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Researchers Develop a ‘Coat of Armor’ to Keep Kids Safe from Ingesting Batteries

In 2013, more than 3,000 reported cases of accidental battery ingestion were reported, and the majority of these cases were in children under the age of […]

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The Clinton Foundation Is Hosting a Health ‘Codeathon’ in Boston

The Clinton Foundation is hosting a women’s mental health ‘codeathon’ in order to shed light on serious health matters and to invite invention and innovation […]

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Brigham and Women’s Hospital Is Merging Conventional and Alternative Medicine

Claiming to be “cutting edge” means more than just having the latest technological equipment. Hospitals and research institutions can say they’re at the forefront of medicine, but it’s […]

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Public Voting for Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s Stepping Strong Innovator Awards Is Open

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) opened public voting this week for the Stepping Strong Innovator Awards, which is a brand new competition (reps say that […]

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Five Takeaways from the Ann Romney Center Launch at the Wang Theatre

The medical, political, and sports communities were out in full force Tuesday evening at the Wang Theatre, where Brigham and Women’s Hospital hosted an event […]

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Brigham and Women’s Hospital Launches the ‘Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases’

Ann Romney is accustomed to being in the public eye, but most of the press coverage has always focused on her husband, Mitt, the former Massachusetts Governor […]

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Colonoscopies Are Overprescribed, Study Says

Researchers have recently found that many antibiotic prescriptions are written and prescribed without reason. In addition, researchers have also found that hospitals are ordering and performing […]

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Time of Day Affects When a Doctor May Prescribe Certain Medications

Doctors—they’re just like us. Although we’d all like to think that our doctors are superhuman, when it comes to end-of-day fatigue, it turns out that your […]

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Study Finds Genetic Link to Coffee Consumption

Do you prefer a dark roast or more of a breakfast blend? Or, perhaps, you’re a latte person? A new study from Harvard School of Public […]

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Brigham and Women’s Hospital Launches Online Game

Brigham and Women’s Hospital wanted feedback on how to better understand the health priorities of Boston’s neighborhoods, and now they’ve found a creative way to get it. […]

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Researchers Develop a Tool that Can Help Surgeons Better Distinguish Breast Cancer Tissue From Normal Tissue

According to reps at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), up to 40 percent of patients undergoing breast cancer surgery require additional operations. That’s because all of the cancerous […]

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Generic Statins Were Shown to Be More Effective than Brand-Name Statins

Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) have found that patients have better health outcomes with generic statins as opposed to brand-name statins. This, of course, is interesting […]