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New Blood Test Could Quickly Reveal Complete Virus History

Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School have developed an assay called VirScan that can determine which viruses a patient has been exposed to, perhaps 10 years or more in the past.

06/10/2015

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Some Women Choosing More Invasive Breast Cancer Surgery When They Don’t Need To

Some surgeons and oncologists are calling this the ‘Angelina Jolie’ effect.

04/23/2015

Shoveling (WBZ-TV)

Winter Cleanup Presents Health Dangers

The emergency room at Brigham and Women’s Hospital is seeing plenty of injuries caused by falls, and they’re not just bruises.

02/12/2015

Vidscrips (WBZ-TV)

Brigham & Women’s Hospital Prescribes Videos To Keep Patients On Track

Vidscrips are short one to two minute videos that answer a variety of questions about common health issues.

02/05/2015

Police outside the Shapiro Center after the shooting. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Violence At Hospitals On The Rise

The I-Team found the numbers of violent attacks in health care settings are on the rise.

01/20/2015

(Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images for Boston Children's Hospital)

Study: Hospice Patients Less Likely To Die In Hospitals

People who enroll in hospice care are five times less likely to die in hospitals and nursing homes than people who do not choose hospice, according to a new study by local researchers.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/12/2014

Doctor with patient. (WBZ-TV)

Brigham & Women’s To Offer Laughing Gas To Laboring Moms

Soon there will be another option to relieve the pain of childbirth at one local hospital.

07/24/2014

In the A4 study, patients without significant memory loss will be screened with special brain scans looking for the presence of amyloid, a protein that clutters the brain. (WBZ-TV)

BU, Brigham And Women’s Part Of National Landmark Alzheimer’s Disease Study

Scientists around the country, including here in Boston, are launching a landmark study to try to stop the disease before it takes hold.

06/24/2014

Hooman Noorchashm and Amy Reed (WBZ-TV)

Needham Couple Pushes To Ban Morcellation For Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are one of the most common health problems women face. Now there are new concerns about a widely used procedure for fibroids known as morcellation.

04/25/2014

A man is loaded into an ambulance after he was injured by one of two bombs exploded during the 2013 Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

‘Strong Medicine’ Honors Medical Community’s Response To Marathon Bombing

Strong Medicine is a digital archive of get well cards, photographs, reflections, and other media documenting the medical community’s response to the Boston Marathon bombings.

04/14/2014

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