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Jim and Jane Carelli (Photo courtesy: Brigham and Women's Hospital)

Retired Teacher Gets First Total Artificial Heart Transplant In New England

Retired high school teacher and track coach James Carelli Jr. needs the device to pump his blood through his body as he waits for a human heart donation.


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Boston Hospitals Trying To Cut Energy Costs

Partners HealthCare says it will save $15 million per year as part of an energy overhaul.


Dallas Wiens, a year after a face transplant.

Face Transplant Patient Can Now Feel Daughter’s Kisses

A Texas man who had a face transplant a year ago says now he can feel his daughter’s kisses.


The Grillo Twins are the first babies born in the Boston area in 2012.

It’s Twins! Boston’s First Baby (Babies) Of 2012

Boston’s first baby of 2012 is actually a twin.


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Local Researchers Win Grant For Human Genome

Brigham and Women’s hospital and a team of 40 Boston scientists will launch the next chapter in understanding the human genome.


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Pit Bull Tears Off Part Of Bridgewater Grandmother’s Face

A grandmother from Bridgewater is slowly recovering from a horrific pit bull attack in which she lost part of her face.


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Brigham/Faulkner Hospital Dealing With Potential Data Breach

Brigham and Women’s and Faulkner Hospitals are dealing with a potential data breach.


Brigham and Women's Hospital released this photo of Charla Nash's surgery Friday (Photo by Lightchaser Photography)

Chimp Attack Victim Gets Face Transplant At Boston Hospital

Doctors at a Boston hospital have performed a full face transplant on the Connecticut woman who was mauled and blinded two years ago by her friend’s pet chimpanzee.



Three Face Transplant Recipients Meet At Brigham And Women’s

For the second time in a week, doctors at Brigham and Women’s Hospital are showing off the results of a full face transplant. Once again, it’s an incredible transformation.


Dallas Wiens before and after the surgery. (photos courtesy: Brigham and Women’s Hospital)

Full Face Transplant Patient Says ‘It Feels Natural’

The nation’s first full face transplant recipient said the first thing his young daughter told him when she saw him after the operation was “Daddy, you’re so handsome.”





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