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See the Light: Protecting Your Eyes from the Sun

Sunscreen may be the first thought that comes to mind when you think of protection against the summer sun. Your eyes also need shielding from the sun’s harmful rays.


Dr. Anit Patel performs sinus surgery (WBZ-TV)

New Sinus Surgery Provides Relief, Quick Recovery

In the past, many patients have avoided surgery because of painful side effects and a long recovery period.


A former police officer is looking to find a kidney donor and is spreading the message on his truck. (Image Credit: Find A Kidney For Donald)

NH Man Seeks Kidney Donor Using Pickup Truck Advertisement

A retired police officer is using a pickup truck window to advertise that he is in need of a kidney transplant.


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Weight Loss Surgery: A Tool for Better Health

Weight loss surgery is not just for losing weight. Studies show that losing a great deal of weight can help increase one’s overall quality of health.


A car crashed into a Newton home Tuesday morning. (Newton Fire/Twitter)

Car Crashes Into Newton Home’s Living Room

One person was taken to the hospital after a car crashed into a home on Spaulding Lane.


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Jordan Hospital In Plymouth Changing Its Affiliation

Jordan Hospital will soon become part of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical System, leaving its affiliation with the Tufts Medical Center.



Leg Pain While Walking May Signal Clogged Peripheral Arteries

By Michael Lasalandra – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Correspondent Although clogged coronary arteries get most of the publicity, leg arteries can also become blocked, leading to muscle pain and cramping and, occasionally, more serious […]


Mass General Hospital recently celebrated its 200th anniversary. (credit:

Study: MGH Ranked Top Hospital In Boston Area

The list of the state’s best hospitals is out, and again, the biggest names came out on top.