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As Coronavirus Surge Approaches, Hospitals Brace for the Impact

We’ve been trapped inside for three weeks. The number of diagnosed coronavirus cases in the state is still climbing, by nearly 1,000 cases a day. […]

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The Case of the Patient Who Couldn’t Remember

When Neel Madan’s wife came home from the hospital after giving birth to a baby girl and developed a splitting headache, he took her to […]

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The Case of the Unexplained Limp

Matt was on a health kick. The Duxbury resident was working out four to five times a week—mainly long-distance runs and workout videos at home—when […]

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Tufts Medical Center Names Michael Apkon as New CEO

Tufts Medical Center is getting a new driver in the front seat. The hospital announced today that Dr. Michael Apkon will become the next chief […]

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Tufts Medical Center Completes Its 500th Heart Transplant

When Frank Lalli, 61, of Portsmouth, RI came in for his heart transplant on June 6, he was probably more concerned about his health than […]

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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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After Tumultuous Weekend, Tufts Nurses Return to Work

After a contentious five-day walkout turned lockout, Tufts Medical Center nurses returned to work Monday morning, ending Boston’s first nursing strike in 30 years. The […]

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Nurses Strike at Tufts Medical Center Now a Lockout

The strike at Tufts Medical Center is over—but nurses still aren’t back to work. The 1,200 Tufts nurses represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) […]

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Tufts Medical Center Nurses Hit the Picket Line During One-Day Strike

Tufts Medical Center nurses are spending Wednesday on the picket line, as they carry out Boston’s first nursing strike in three decades. The 1,200 Tufts […]

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Boston Will See Its First Nursing Strike in 30 Years

More than 1,000 Tufts Medical Center nurses won’t be working on Wednesday, as they carry out Boston’s first nursing strike in 30 years. Last-ditch contract […]

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Days Before Tufts Nursing Strike, Tensions Run High

UPDATED, July 11, 5:15 p.m.: Tufts nurses and hospital administrators have yet to reach a compromise, according to a statement from the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA). […]

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Tufts Medical Center Nurses Are Set to Strike This Month

Tufts Medical Center nurses are set to strike on July 12, unless 11th-hour negotiations succeed. Tufts nurses informed hospital CEO Michael Wagner of their decision […]

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Tufts Medical Center Braces for Potential Nursing Strike

Tufts Medical Center is bracing for a possible nursing strike after contract negotiations stalled this week. The Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), which represents 1,200 Tufts […]

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Tufts Medical Center Unveils Art Exhibit Showcasing Neurology

What do Vincent van Gogh, King George III, and Oscar Wilde have in common? They’re all featured in a new, permanent exhibit at Tufts Medical […]

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Tufts Medical Center Is One of the Top 10 Hospitals for Heart Transplants

Boston hospitals are constantly bringing home awards, in everything from overall excellence to safety. The latest? Tufts Medical Center announced Tuesday that it’s one of the country’s […]