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Climb the Stairs at Fenway to Raise Money for Heart Disease

On Saturday, June 7, ClimbAmerica, hosted by Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s (BWH) ClimbCorps program, which is the nation’s first service corps dedicated to revolutionizing the cardiovascular […]

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Brigham and Women’s Researchers Swim With a Shark

Brigham and Women’s Hospital hosted a competition inspired by ABC’s hit show Shark Tank, except this event wasn’t about businesses such as Wicked Good Cupcakes or Morning Head—it was about medical […]

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Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary Is Judging a Brigham and Women’s Hospital Event

When he’s not telling hopeful entrepreneurs, “You’re dead to me!” after the contestants say no to a proposed deal on the set of ABC’s Shark Tank, […]

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3-D Nipple Tattoos Provide Aesthetic Benefits, Study Says

From 2006 to 2013, Eric Halvorson, a board-certified plastic surgeon now at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, was very busy doing post-mastectomy breast reconstruction at UNC Chapel […]

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Docs Who Played Video Games Helped Patients Better, Study Says

Primary care providers who engaged in an online game to solve clinical cases about hypertension management ended up improving the blood pressure of their patients […]

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Sleep Durations May Affect Brain Health Later in Life, Study Says

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) researchers discovered an association between midlife and later life sleeping habits with memory, in a new study published in The Journal of […]

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Brigham and Women’s Is Hosting a Shark Tank-Style Competition

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is looking for solutions to the challenges that hospitals face when it comes to patient experience and engagement with their BWH […]

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Impact of Endurance Exercise on the Heart Varies by Sport, Study Says

If you think that by rowing, or running, or playing tennis, you’re improving your heart health no matter what, it may be time to think […]

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Childhood Tuberculosis Estimates Are Too Low

Approximately one million children suffer from childhood tuberculosis (TB) annually, according to researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and Harvard Medical School (HMS). That […]

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Brigham and Women’s To Study Cocoa’s Health Benefits

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is teaming up with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and Mars, […]

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Fried Foods May Be Worse for Some People Than Others, Study Says

If you weep when you watch your best friend inhale an entire plate of french fries without gaining an ounce, yet you put on what […]

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Brigham and Women’s Hospital to Host First National Summit on Women’s Health

Boston will host the first national policy summit to address gender inequity in biomedical research, which will explore breakthroughs in health care for women. Dr. Paula […]

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Snowblower Injuries Are Serious

So you’ve invested in a snowblower. Good for you. Now you get to smile sarcastically at your poor neighbor who’s laboring with a shovel while […]

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Climb Boston’s Tallest Buildings for Charity

With a goal of both promoting heart health and fundraising, Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s ClimbCorps is hosting their third fundraising climb-a-thon event called, ClimbAmerica! on January […]

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DNA Profiles Could Lead to New Cancer Treatments

A new collaborative study at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute called “Profile” aims to compile the world’s largest database of genetic abnormalities […]