Kittens Born Without Eyelids To Get Novel Sight-Saving SurgeryMSPCA-Angell is raising money to help two kittens, born without eyelids and rescued from a drainage pipe at a construction site this summer, undergo a sight-saving surgery.
Music Helps Patients Cope With Surgery, Research ShowsThey say music soothes the soul, but it can also soothe pain following surgery.
Doctors Complete Surgery On Secretary Kerry For Broken LegDoctors completed surgery Tuesday on Secretary of State John Kerry's broken leg at Massachusetts General Hospital.
VIDEO: Ovarian Cancer: You Are Your Best AdvocateTrusting her own body and talking with her doctors about symptoms that didn't go away helped Nadja partner with her care team at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to catch and treat her ovarian cancer early.
Some Women Choosing More Invasive Breast Cancer Surgery When They Don't Need ToSome surgeons and oncologists are calling this the 'Angelina Jolie' effect.
Watertown Company Develops Life-Saving Trauma FoamA local surgeon has teamed up with the Arsenal Medical team to develop a trauma foam that will stabilize patients who require life-saving surgery.
What to Expect After Weight Loss SurgeryThe decision to have weight loss, or bariatric, surgery is not an easy one, nor is it an easy process for many patients.
Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.
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.
Blood Donor Shortage Postpones 8-Year-Old's Heart Surgery At Boston Children's HospitalThe 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.
Pedroia Expected Back For Opener After Thumb SurgeryThe 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.
Spinal Cord Stimulation: Improved Treatment Helps Relieve Chronic PainPain 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.