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Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?

To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.

03/06/2014

How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?

The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.

03/06/2014

Because of a blood donor shortage, Jacqueline Rogers will have to wait for a heart transplant. (WBZ-TV Photo)

Blood Donor Shortage Postpones 8-Year-Old’s Heart Surgery At Boston Children’s Hospital

The Rogers family woke up Friday morning in a hotel near Boston Children’s Hospital. They had been preparing for this day for months; 8-year-old Jacqueline was scheduled for open heart surgery.

01/17/2014

Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Pedroia Expected Back For Opener After Thumb Surgery

The Boston Red Sox second baseman hurt his hand diving into first base on opening day and played the rest of the season with the injury.

11/13/2013

File image (Credit: iStockphoto)

Spinal Cord Stimulation: Improved Treatment Helps Relieve Chronic Pain

Pain sufferers are turning to a treatment that uses a device implanted beneath the skin to send electrical signals to the spinal cord to control chronic pain.

10/20/2013

Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis. (Photo by Jodi Hilton/Getty Images)

Cape Cod Hospital Patients May Have Been Exposed To Deadly Brain Disease

Five patients who were treated at Cape Cod Hospital may have been exposed to a deadly brain disease.

09/05/2013

Menino speaks to reporters before his surgery. (CBS)

Menino ‘Raring To Go’ After Release From Hospital

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has been released from the hospital after prostate surgery and says he is “raring to go.”

06/07/2013

Mayor Tom Menino

Menino’s Prostate Surgery ‘Went Very Well’

The procedure lasted approximately two hours and the mayor is now resting comfortably.

05/31/2013

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