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Boston Hospitals, Colleges Make Ebola Preparations

Local hospitals are taking proactive steps to make sure patients and staff are protected just in case Ebola arrives on the Bay State’s doorstep.

10/02/2014

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Nurses Union Goes To Court To Fight Brigham And Women’s Flu Shot Mandate

The Massachusetts Nurses Association wants a judge to stop Brigham and Women’s Hospital from requiring employees to receive the influenza vaccine.

09/25/2014

CardioMEMS device for heart failure patients. (WBZ-TV)

New Device Helps Heart Failure Patients Stay Out Of The Hospital

A device called CardioMEMS will allow doctors to measure pressures in the heart and act on them without even seeing the patient.

09/22/2014

Brigham and Woman's Hospital is offering Gentle C cesarean sections that allow mothers to hold and see their newborn right away.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Offering a Family-Centered Cesarean Section

A Boston hospital is trying to make C-sections as pleasant for mothers-to-be as possible, something they’re calling a “Gentle C”.

08/11/2014

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Brigham Clinical Trial Using CAT Scan In Operating Room To Better Target Tumors

Brigham and Women’s Hospital is using a method in which a CAT scan is employed in the middle of the operating room in order to remove small tumors.

07/18/2014

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Study: Too Much Or Too Little Sleep For Women Can Lead To Memory Loss

Researchers found that women who slept five or fewer hours or nine or more hours per day had worse memory.

05/01/2014

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Brigham And Women’s Study To Test ‘Chocolate’ Pills For Heart Health

It sounds like research that people would line up to take part in – a study to see whether the nutrients in dark chocolate can help prevent heart attacks and strokes.

03/17/2014

Three firefighters were injured fighting a fire at this home in Claremont, N.H. (Photo by Jeffrey Hastings)

3 Firefighters Hurt Battling Claremont, NH, Fire, 1 Airlifted To Boston Hospital

A firefighter with “significant burns” was airlifted to Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

03/03/2014

Colleen Wogernese in Boston. (WBZ-TV)

Widow Performs 318 Random Acts Of Kindness In Tribute To Husband’s Cancer Fight

Colleen Wogernese’s husband Chad shuttled from Wisconsin to Boston for cancer treatment in his final 318 days of life.

02/28/2014

Members of the men's soccer team at Curry College gear up for a 38-flight ascent at Exchange Place in Boston on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. (Credit: Twitter)

Boston ClimbCorps Event Steps Up To Heart Disease Challenge

About 1,000 people participated Sunday in the third annual ClimbCorps fund-raiser in the city to help fight heart disease.

01/26/2014

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