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  • New Brigham Health Hub – Visit, Subscribe, and Make Your World Healthier!

    New Brigham Health Hub – Visit, Subscribe, and Make Your World Healthier!

    Brigham and Women’s Hospital has launched a brand new Brigham Health Hub! Visit this new comprehensive resource at brighamhealthhub.org for Read More... The post New Brigham Health Hub – Visit,...

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  • You’re Older. You’re “Going” Often. You DON’T have Prostate Cancer.

    You’re Older. You’re “Going” Often. You DON’T have Prostate Cancer.

    Every day, patients enter Dr. Michael O’Leary’s office thinking they have prostate cancer. They have urinary symptoms that worry them. Read More...

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  • The Power of Radiology to Diagnose and Heal

    The Power of Radiology to Diagnose and Heal

    In 2009, Brett Johnson was a healthy 47-year-old enjoying his life as a singer, teacher, and pianist when he began Read More... The post The Power of Radiology to Diagnose and Heal appeared first...

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  • An Alternative “Approach” to Hip Replacement Surgery

    An Alternative “Approach” to Hip Replacement Surgery

    Contributors: Dr. Gregory Brick and Dr. John Edward Ready are orthopaedic surgeons in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Read More... The post An Alternative...

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  • Treating Movement Disorders: Parkinson’s Disease, Essential Tremor and Dystonia

    Treating Movement Disorders: Parkinson’s Disease, Essential Tremor and Dystonia

    Contributor: Michael T. Hayes, MD, is Neurological Director of the Functional Neurosurgery Program for Movement Disorders at Brigham and Women’s Read More... The post Treating Movement Disorders:...

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  • Breast Tumors: Study Shows New Drugs Expose Vulnerability

    Breast Tumors: Study Shows New Drugs Expose Vulnerability

    “If it’s not broke, don’t fix it” may be a valid philosophy in general, but not in dealing with the Read More... The post Breast Tumors: Study Shows New Drugs Expose Vulnerability appeared first...

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  • Weight Loss Success in the New Year

    Weight Loss Success in the New Year

    Many people begin a new year with a resolution to lose weight. To help support your goals for 2017, specialists Read More... The post Weight Loss Success in the New Year appeared first on...

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  • How to Spot and Treat Lyme Disease

    How to Spot and Treat Lyme Disease

    Lyme disease is the most common vector borne illness in the U.S. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Read More... The post How to Spot and Treat Lyme Disease appeared first on...

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  • A New Year – A Healthier You!

    A New Year – A Healthier You!

    Authors: Dr. Elizabeth Matzkin, Surgical Director of the Women’s Sports Medicine Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Team Physician Read More... The post A New Year – A Healthier You!...

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  • Of a Certain Age? Time for a Colonoscopy

    Of a Certain Age? Time for a Colonoscopy

    Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women in the United States. The gold standard Read More... The post Of a Certain Age? Time for a Colonoscopy appeared first on...

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  • What Are Carcinoid Tumors?

    What Are Carcinoid Tumors?

    Carcinoid tumors are rare, often slow-growing tumors that form from neuroendocrine cells found throughout the body. Carcinoid tumors most commonly Read More... The post What Are Carcinoid Tumors?...

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  • Could Loneliness be an Early Sign of Alzheimer’s Disease?

    Could Loneliness be an Early Sign of Alzheimer’s Disease?

    In people with Alzheimer’s, the disease process—involving abnormal protein accumulation in the brain—begins 10 or 20 years before the onset Read More...

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  • One Incredible Gift Changes the Lives of Many Families

    One Incredible Gift Changes the Lives of Many Families

    In 2012, Christine Gentry, a high school teacher, was scrolling through Facebook and came across a post from an old Read More...

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  • Lung Center Sets Record for Lung Transplants

    Lung Center Sets Record for Lung Transplants

    Since the early 1990s, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) has been a leader in lung transplantation. This year, surgeons at Read More...

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  • Finding Happiness Despite Stage IV Lung Cancer

    Finding Happiness Despite Stage IV Lung Cancer

    Today’s post is written by Joann Totten, a patient at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center. As a non-smoker, I never Read More...

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  • Making the Robotic Prosthesis a Reality

    Making the Robotic Prosthesis a Reality

      Two years ago, Jim Ewing fell nearly 50 feet from a cliff while rock climbing. The injuries he sustained Read More...

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  • Hip-Spine Syndrome: It’s Complicated (and Often Overlooked)

    Hip-Spine Syndrome: It’s Complicated (and Often Overlooked)

    A patient with hip arthritis may experience hip or groin pain as well as trouble walking, while a patient with Read More...

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  • Changes in Memory Tied to Menopausal Status

    Changes in Memory Tied to Menopausal Status

    Many women experience changes in memory as they get older, and according to a study conducted by Brigham and Women’s Read More...

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  • New Approaches to Breast Reconstruction Surgery

    New Approaches to Breast Reconstruction Surgery

    Many women who have lost a breast to cancer cannot undergo common breast reconstruction procedures, such as implant-based reconstruction, because Read More...

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  • Oncology Advances January 2017

    Oncology Advances January 2017

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