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Gillian Reny (Photo courtesy Boston Globe)

Marathon Survivor Gillian Reny ‘Stepping Strong’ To Help Others Recover

Gillian Reny nearly lost her leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. Her mission now is to help doctors find new and even better ways to help others recover from similar devastating injuries.

11/20/2014

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Antidepressant May Be New Alternative To Treat Hot Flashes

Seventy percent of menopausal women experience hot flashes and night sweats, and for years, estrogen has been the gold standard for treatment.

05/28/2014

Medical scribes take notes for the doctor. (WBZ-TV)

Brigham And Women’s Medical Scribes Help Doctors Focus On Patient Care

Have you ever gone to see your doctor but instead of talking face-to-face, her back is to you as she types away on a computer screen?

05/05/2014

Boston EMS in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing. (WBZ-TV)

Marathon Medical Response Strengthened After Bombing

On Marathon Monday Boston hospitals and first responders are always prepared to see runners with the typical injuries of cramping or dehydration.

04/06/2014

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‘Diabetes Day’ Stresses Importance Of Prevention

The American Diabetes Association is encouraging all Americans to find out if they’re at risk for developing Type Two diabetes.

03/25/2014

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Boston Researchers To Study Genome Sequencing In Newborns

A new study will give Boston-area parents the chance to have their newborn baby’s DNA analyzed.

09/04/2013

Spring Water, Water Bottles

New Study Finds Infertility Could Be Linked To Chemical In Plastic

A troubling new study could explain why some couples have trouble conceiving.

07/31/2013

Carmen Blandin Tarleton at a press conference at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

Vermont Woman Reveals New Face After Transplant At Brigham And Women’s Hospital

A Vermont woman who was disfigured after an attack by her ex-husband has revealed her new face.

05/01/2013

Heart cells from a rat grow in a Boston lab.

Boston Researchers Work To Grow Human Organs

BOSTON (CBS) – Faye Fortier has been awaiting a new heart for almost two years. Even as an implanted electric pump keeps her alive, she has mixed feelings about the transplant that will hopefully save […]

02/14/2012

Dallas Weins before his full facial transplant. (credit: Facebook)

Face Transplant Recipient Says Tabloid Is Harassing Him

A man who just received a full face transplant from a Boston hospital says a tabloid magazine is harassing him.

04/15/2011

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