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Leaking Pipe at Brigham And Women’s Hospital Leads To Cancellations, Evacuations

The early morning cold is likely what caused a pipe to burst at Brigham and Women’s hospital on Francis Street—the latest in a series of […]


Physical Activity May Help Prevent Hearing Loss In Women

Hearing loss is commonly thought to be a symptom of growing older. But researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital says that there are actions you […]

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Brigham and Women’s Hospital Receives $140 Million Grant

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) has announced that the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) awarded the hospital two seven-year grants to fund the […]


Boston Hospital Trio Awarded $25 Million Grant

Boston-area researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), Boston Medical Center (BMC), and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) are teaming up to conduct a four-year clinical […]


Insomnia Linked to Higher Risk of Death, Study Says

Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder, and it affects up to one-third of the population in the United States, according to information presented by […]


Why Heart Attacks Happen In The Morning

What’s your morning routine? Maybe you get up early and squeeze in some morning yoga before work, or maybe you sleep through all three of your […]


Women Overestimate Breast Cancer Risk, Study Says

The Boston area does a good job of spreading awareness and providing support for breast cancer patients, from specialized yoga studios, to foundations who raise […]


Flexibility: Why It’s Important and How to Improve It

Chances are, the only time flexibility factors into your everyday life is when straining to do a crazy pose in yoga or a split in […]


Local Hospitals Develop Anti-Viral Drug For Stem Cell Transplant Patients

Researchers at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital recently announced that a newly developed drug can prevent a common and potentially deadly […]


Turning a Staircase into a Gym

Taking the stairs is a great way to see how in shape you really are. A few flights in, your legs are burning, your breathing […]


Three Types of Light Therapy

Health news regarding light is usually relegated to one of two categories: vitamin D or skin cancer. But what many don’t realize is there’s a whole world of […]


New Study Will Explore DNA Testing In Newborns

Doctors at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital are developing a new clinical trial to look at the effects of genome sequencing in […]


Five Reasons to Get a Flu Shot

Let’s start with the obvious: Nobody likes getting shots. Whether it’s a phobia of needles, a low pain tolerance, or just a lack of time, […]


Brigham and Women’s Launches the 2013 Bright Futures Competition

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) has launched the 2013 Bright Futures Prize competition, which is a way for “the people” to select which group of […]


A Hackathon Team Invents A Ring That Can Hold Your Medical Information

Last month, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) hosted a hackathon to celebrate the launch of their iHub program, an infrastructure at BWH dedicated to entrepreneurial […]