Tufts Medical Center

vBloc Therapy by EnteroMedics (WBZ-TV)

Boston Hospital Using ‘Pacemaker’ To Fight Obesity

Tufts Medical Center became the first hospital in the country to perform the surgery on a patient outside of a clinical trial.

05/21/2015

Surveillance footage shows a man, pictured at left, being pulled off the Park Street tracks. (Image Credit: MBTA)

Video Shows Visually-Impaired Man Pulled From Park Street Tracks

Officials say a visually-impaired man who fell onto the Red Line tracks was pulled to safety Friday morning at the MBTA Park Street Station.

05/01/2015

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Study: Inner Ear Damage Possible Cause Of SIDS

Every year, approximately 4,000 infants die from sudden infant death syndrome, also know as SIDS, and now there is a theory for why it could happen.

04/09/2015

Alexandre and Ronaldo Antunes celebrate their first birthday. (WBZ-TV)

Rare Twins Born 24 Days Apart Celebrate First Birthday

Alexandre and Ronaldo Antunes were born 24 days apart in 2014, an extremely rare occurrence for twins.

03/26/2015

Santa visits a patient at Tufts Floating Hospital For Children (WBZ)

Santa, Mini Horse Bringing Christmas Cheer To Children In Hospital

Children in the hospital on Christmas Day got a special visit from Santa Thursday morning.

12/25/2014

Boston Medical Center (WBZ-TV)

Boston Medical, Tufts Discussing Possible Hospital Merger

Boston Medical Center and Tufts Medical Center confirmed that merger talks are underway, but provided few details.

12/11/2014

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6 Massachusetts Hospitals Announce Ebola Plan

Six Massachusetts hospitals have formed a collaborative system to handle Ebola patients.

10/31/2014

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I-Team: Tufts Medical Center Puts Ebola Contact Preparations In Place To Treat Patient

Staff at Tufts Medical Center were forced to put contact preparations for Ebola into place this weekend to treat a patient, the I-Team’s Lauren Leamanczyk has learned.

10/13/2014

Dan Dugan of Seabrook, New Hampshire.

Enterovirus Concerns For Partially Paralyzed N.H. Boy

Enterovirus concerns have the parents of a New Hampshire teenager speaking out Friday as their 13-year-old boy battles a mysterious illness that has left him partially paralyzed.

10/10/2014

Ebola virus

Boston Hospitals, Colleges Make Ebola Preparations

Local hospitals are taking proactive steps to make sure patients and staff are protected just in case Ebola arrives on the Bay State’s doorstep.

10/02/2014

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