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VIDEO: Summer Skin Protection

Dr. Susan Huang, BIDMC Dermatology, cautions her patients that no amount of tan is a healthy tan. She shares tips to keep your skin healthy in the summer sun.

07/10/2015

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VIDEO: The Dangers of Ticks

BIDMC emergency medicine physician, Dr. Jonathon Edlow, author of “Bull’s Eye: Unraveling the Medical Mystery of Lyme Disease,” discusses what you need to know about ticks and Lyme disease.

07/10/2015

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VIDEO: Jeff’s Journey A Whole New Relationship with Foods.

Just three months after weight loss surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess, Jeffrey Keane is already almost at his target weight. His new relationship with food includes grilling up summer vegetables.

07/10/2015

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Flooding Causes Phone Outages At Two Boston Hospitals

Tufts Medical Center and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centerwere unable to receive calls from outside the respective hospitals.

05/25/2015

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What Every Woman Needs to Know About Heart Attacks: Recognizing Symptoms is Only Part of the Story

Heart attacks are primarily a problem for middle-aged men, right? Think again. Every year, about 460,000 women in the U.S. suffer a heart attack.

05/08/2015

Migraine, Headache, Women's Health

Stopping Migraines Before They Start

A migraine is much more than a bad headache. The pain affects roughly 36 million Americans a year – impacting family time, quality of life, and for some, the ability to work.

05/08/2015

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Epigenetics and Pregnancy

Heredity and genetics determine a number of key traits in offspring. But When genes are mutated, or damaged, these mutations can change the DNA code and increase a person’s likelihood of developing certain diseases.

05/08/2015

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“The Angelina Jolie Effect:” What You Need to Consider Before Deciding about Breast Surgery

Two years later “The Angelina Effect” continues to influence critical decisions among women with breast cancer.

05/08/2015

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What You Need to Know about Breast Tissue Density

Regardless of breast density, routine mammography remains the most important imaging exam to screen for breast cancer.

05/08/2015

DNA, Genetics

Understanding BRCA 1, BRCA 2 Genetic Tests

Mutations in these two genes are responsible for about five percent of all cases of breast cancers and approximately 20 to 25 percent of all hereditary breast cancers.

05/08/2015

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