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Three Alternative Ways to Practice Self Care this Fall

You need a break. Between juggling back to school season stress and gearing up for the holidays, it’s easy to let your own mental and […]

Presented by: G2O Spa + Salon
Wellness

Has Harvard’s David Sinclair Found the Fountain of Youth?

Like any dreamer, David Sinclair has a tendency to live in the future. The first time that thought crossed my mind, we were hurtling toward […]

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Wellness

Healey, Pressley, and Others Urge Support for Abortion Rights Bill in Video Campaign

In an effort to fight back against the barriers women face to safe and legal abortions in the Commonwealth, some of the state’s most prominent […]

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How One Doctor Is Changing the Face of Breast Cancer Care at the Mass General Cancer Center

Amy Comander knew from an early age that she would be a doctor someday. While other kids were set on becoming astronauts or sports stars, […]

Presented by: Mass General Cancer Center
Wellness

Boston Magazine’s 2019 Guide to Aging Well

Long gone are the days when we worked one job for 40 years, cashed a pension check each month and lived out the rest of […]

Presented by: Museum of Science
Wellness

3 Unique Issues Young Women with Breast Cancer Should Ask Their Doctor About

Will I be able to have a baby? Will the treatment trigger early menopause? What about my sex life? These are some of the most […]

Presented by: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Wellness

5 Things Women Under 40 Should Know About Breast Cancer

A breast cancer diagnosis can be shocking news for a young woman to hear, especially since it’s so rare. Confusion over what to do next […]

Presented by: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Wellness

The Innovative New Surgery Helping Young Women with Breast Cancer Heal Beautifully

Breast cancer among women under 40 is rare, yet still affects thousands of women nationwide. No matter your age, a cancer diagnosis causes anxiety and […]

Presented by: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Wellness

The Mysterious Vaping-Related Illness Has Been Reported in Five More People

Charlie Baker may have banned vaping products—but it seems that the mysterious lung disease that prompted the measure isn’t going away anytime soon. Massachusetts doctors […]

Wellness

What You Need to Know About Female Hair Loss

While more than 95 percent of hair loss in men is caused by genetics, hair loss in women is often more complex. Stress, medications, diets, […]

Presented by: Medi Tresse
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Wellness

Six Mindfulness Apps to Reduce Stress and Improve Sleep

Whether it’s the constant notifications popping up on your phone or the crowded commute home, it can feel difficult to get a moment to yourself to just breathe. […]

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Wellness

36 Towns in Mass. Are Now at “Critical” Risk for EEE

Between the EEE outbreak and the vaping crisis, the State Department of Public Health is experiencing a lot of commotion—all to protect your health, of […]

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Wellness

Here’s What You Need to Know about the Vaping Crisis

Updated at 2:50 p.m. on September 11.  As of September 6, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 450 possible cases […]

Wellness

The Interview: MDMA-Therapy Expert Dr. Rick Doblin

Rick Doblin has dedicated most of his adult life—and the pages of his Ph.D. dissertation at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government—to pushing for the […]

Wellness

How This Doctor Uses a Team Mentality to Tackle Complex Cancers

Whether it’s playing hockey or caring for patients at Mass General Cancer Center, Dr. Ted Hong is a big believer in the power of teamwork […]

Presented by: Mass General Cancer Center