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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center


VIDEO: Be Prepared for Your Checkup

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Senior Health Clinic staff discuss aging issues and maintaining a strong relationship with your primary care physician.


The Brain Fit Club at BIDMC. (Credit: BIDMC)

VIDEO: Behind the Brain Fit Club at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

How can we keep our brains and our minds the best they can be? The Brain Fit Club could be an answer.


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A Personal Trainer for Your Brain

Can you train your brain? Research findings say yes!



Osteoporosis: Not Just a Female Problem

One in 4 men over the age of 50 will also experience a fracture related to bone loss.


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6 Massachusetts Hospitals Announce Ebola Plan

Six Massachusetts hospitals have formed a collaborative system to handle Ebola patients.


Urgent Care Entrance (BIDMC)

VIDEO: Urgent Care 101

Knowing the difference between Urgent Care and the Emergency Department explained.



Emergency Link: How BIDMC and Boston EMS Connect to Improve Patient Care

The Emergency Department at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and BostonEMS have a unique partnership when it comes to sharing information for patients care.


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Automated External Defibrillators: Where Should They Be and Who Should Use Them?

Automated external defibrillators, or AEDs, are easy to use, and they’re effective for restoring a regular heart rhythm during sudden cardiac arrest.


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Tips to Achieve Balance and Prevent Falls

Falls are the leading cause of injury among older adults. In fact, 1 out of 3 people over the age of 65 falls every year, with one-third suffering serious injuries ranging from broken bones to head lacerations.


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Giving Blood 101

Every 2 seconds, someone in America needs blood, according to the American Red Cross. The statistic is startling. The need for donations is constant. But, did you know that 1 donation could help save up to 3 people?