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Partners Healthcare Is Laying Off 100 Employees and Outsourcing the Work to India

Partners Healthcare, which is Massachusetts’ largest employer and oversees some of its most renowned hospitals, is laying off 100 coders and outsourcing their jobs to workers […]

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Partners HealthCare Reveals Data Breach

Hospitals are supposed to fix what ails you, but some Partners HealthCare patients are now dealing with a massive headache. On Monday, the nonprofit health […]

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A Shortage of IV Fluid Is Hitting Massachusetts Hospitals

  A shortage of bags containing IV fluid touched off by hurricane damage in Puerto Rico has hit hospitals around the country, and institutions like […]

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New Machine Learning Model Could Accurately Detect Breast Cancer

Harnessing the power of machine learning, Boston researchers hope to change breast cancer detection techniques for the better. Scientists from Massachusetts General Hospital and MIT’s […]

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Why Are Boston’s Nurses So Damn Angry?

Boston leads the world when it comes to healthcare. So why are our caregivers so damn angry?

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Mass General Staffers Are Helping Hurricane Victims

With Hurricane Irma set to hit Florida early next week and southern Texas still recovering from Hurricane Harvey, Massachusetts General Hospital is lending a helping […]

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Massachusetts General Hospital Ranked Fourth Best in the Nation

The release of U.S. News & World Report’s influential best hospital rankings is like Christmas morning here in Boston. And this year, as usual, the list […]

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There May Be a Way to Prevent Liver Damage from Alcohol

Liver disease is one of the most serious consequences of alcohol abuse, killing roughly 20,000 Americans in 2014 alone. Someday, Massachusetts General Hospital research may […]

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Your Children Could Learn to Control Their Emotions with a Video Game

A clinical trial underway at Massachusetts General Hospital is teaching children how to use video games in a brand new way. The technique, called RAGE-control, helps kids […]

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Study: Red Hair Linked to Melanoma, Parkinson’s Disease

Gingers just can’t catch a break. Back in 2012, Massachusetts General Hospital researchers found that redheads’ pigment may be linked to melanoma. Now, the hospital has […]

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Acupuncture Actually Works, According to MGH Research

As alternative therapies go, acupuncture is among the most clinically accepted. Nonetheless, there’s still quite a bit about the ancient practice that researchers don’t understand. […]

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Vitamin D May Keep You from Getting Sick, Study Says

Orange juice and Emergen-C may not be your only defenses against cold and flu season. A new study from Massachusetts General Hospital says vitamin D […]

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Five Ways to Treat Seasonal Affective Disorder

Five ways to treat your seasonal affective disorder.

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Stress Could Actually Kill You, Mass General Study Says

Stress may take a toll on your mind, body, and heart, according to a new study from Massachusetts General Hospital and the Icahn School of […]

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Mass General Acquires New Hampshire Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital is spreading its talents to New Hampshire. Wentworth-Douglass Hospital (WDH) “joined the Massachusetts General Hospital family” on January 1, according to an announcement […]