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Brigham & Women's Hospital Uses Cooling Blankets To Help Babies At RiskIn an attempt to protect brain injury, doctors at the Brigham are now doing something that might sound strange.
New Blood Test Could Quickly Reveal Complete Virus HistoryResearchers 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.
Some Women Choosing More Invasive Breast Cancer Surgery When They Don't Need ToSome surgeons and oncologists are calling this the 'Angelina Jolie' effect.
Winter Cleanup Presents Health DangersThe emergency room at Brigham and Women's Hospital is seeing plenty of injuries caused by falls, and they're not just bruises.
Brigham & Women's Hospital Prescribes Videos To Keep Patients On TrackVidscrips are short one to two minute videos that answer a variety of questions about common health issues.
I-Team: Violence At Hospitals On The RiseThe I-Team found the numbers of violent attacks in health care settings are on the rise.
Study: Hospice Patients Less Likely To Die In HospitalsPeople 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.
Brigham & Women's To Offer Laughing Gas To Laboring MomsSoon there will be another option to relieve the pain of childbirth at one local hospital.
BU, Brigham And Women's Part Of National Landmark Alzheimer's Disease StudyScientists around the country, including here in Boston, are launching a landmark study to try to stop the disease before it takes hold.
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.
'Strong Medicine' Honors Medical Community's Response To Marathon BombingStrong 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.
Marathon Bombing Survivor's Family Gives Back To Boston HospitalFor the first time, a teenager who nearly lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing is sharing her story.