Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children are remaining open during the early January snowstorm of 2014.
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Floating Welcomes Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Jesse Winer, MD
Jesse Winer, MD is a pediatric neurosurgeon at Floating Hospital for Children in downtown Boston, MA.
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How to Save a Life
Tufts Medical Center cardiologists provide insights into the new CPR guidelines, sudden cardiac death and heart treatments available at the Boston hospital.
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Matters of the Heart
The CardioVascular Center at Tufts Medical Center in Boston is the first in New England in the number of heart transplants performed over the past eight years.
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Tanaz Ferzandi, MD, Tufts Medical Center’s Director of the Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, explains how botox is helping many of her overactive bladder patients regain their quality of life.
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An Unexpected Result
Research from Tufts Medical Center in Boston found that in rare instances, tests have shown signs of DNA imbalance caused by undiagnosed cancers in the mother.
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Stretch and strengthen
Dr. Chris Geary of Tufts MC in downtown Boston provides tips for stretching and strengthening your body to get ready for winter in New England.
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The top 5 signs you should go to the Emergency Room
An Emergency Medicine physician at Tufts Medical Center in Boston explains five signs that mean you should go to the Emergency Room.
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Healthy colon, healthy body
Tufts Medical Center Chief of Colorectal Surgery James Yoo, MD outlines three simple ways to keep your colon healthy and happy.
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Talking sex with your kids
Tufts Medical Center Adolescent Medicine Specialist Laura Grubb, MD, MPH provides insight on how to talk about sex with your kids.
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Use Your Head
Anthony Rodrigues, MD, PhD, a pediatric neurologist and specialist in chronic pain and headaches at Floating Hospital in Boston, MA answers questions about childhood concussion.
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Emory Petrack, MD, FAAP, FACEP, Chief of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Floating Hospital for Children in Boston, shares tips on how to practice basic safety in the summertime.
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A Prescription for Safety
Douglas Hackenyos, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA, offers important tips on how to properly handle medication.
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Myths about multiples
Sabrina Craigo, MD, a high-risk pregnancy specialist at Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston gets to the truth of common misconceptions about having twins.
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When cells rebel: Managing sickle cell disease
Experts from the Benign Hematology Program at Tufts MC in downtown Boston provide tips on how to help manage your sickle cell disease.
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Defy age without surgery
Ever wish you could turn back the clock on your complexion? The Cosmetic Dermatology Clinic at Tufts Medical Center is your skin's new best friend.
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Ask A Patient: Lisa Rockefeller
Q and A session with patient who delivered her baby at Tufts Medical Center.
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A Hole in His Heart
An integrated team of specialists at Tufts Medical Center in Boston treated the atrial septal defect in Jack Creahan's heart and made him fight to get going again.
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Real-time primary care
The Pratt Diagnostic Center at Tufts Medical Center offers same-day appointments and 24/7 physician availability in our Boston office. Hear from one of our patients.
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No Stopping This Team
The story of a three time cancer survivor and her close relationship with her Tufts Medical Center Primary Care - Boston doctor. Read more about their close relationship and how Tufts MC brought them together.
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Colorectal Cancer: The Facts
Dr. Yacavone at Tufts Medical Center shares facts about the risk of colorectal cancer increases if you are over age 50.
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A Recipe for Great Care
Dr. Julian Wu, Associate Chairman of Neurosurgery at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA, employed leading-edge endoscopic neurosurgery on a patient with a brain tumor.
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Take 5: Sleep Apnea
Five things you should know about sleep apnea from Khalid Ismail, MD, Director of the Center for Sleep Medicine at Tufts Medical Center in Boston.
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A Shot at Prevention
Shira Doron, MD, Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, debunks the most common myths about the flu vaccine.
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Taking flight? Protect your health before you depart.
Before traveling internationally, make sure to visit the Traveler's Health Service at Tufts MC in downtown Boston to get the required vaccinations.
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Boston Marathon bombing victim defies the odds with every mile. All 26.2 of them.
A survivor of the Boston Marathon Bombings who was treated at Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston discusses her road to recovery and the exceptional treatment she received.
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In the Pediatric Emergency Department at Tufts Medical Center's Floating Hospital for Children, there are only two seasons: respiratory and trauma.
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On Your Time: Our doctors are ready when it’s convenient for you
Tufts Medical Center Primary Care Boston now offers extended hours: Monday through Thursday from 8 am to 8 pm, and Saturday from 8 am to noon.
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New equipment in pulmonary physiology laboratory at Tufts Medical Center
Tufts Medical Center’s Pulmonary Physiology Laboratory has new equipment, making it one of the most advanced labs in New England.
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Children and teenagers at risk for noise-induced hearing loss
Young children and teenagers are often exposed to damaging noise levels, making them risk for noise-induced hearing loss. Tufts Medical Center’s Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology provides care for these kids and works to prevent further hearing damage.
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Tufts Medical Center doctors host free hepatitis C screening at the AIDS Walk Boston
Two Tufts Medical Center doctors are making an impact in the community by offering free screenings to participants and patients at AIDS Walk Boston.
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Nicholas Hill, MD, Received 2009 Award of Excellence in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Tufts Medical Center Chief of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Nicholas Hill, MD received an Award of Excellence from the Pulmonary Hypertension Association.
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Physicians author book on clinical reasoning
Tufts Medical Center doctors have authored the book, Learning Clinical Reasoning, which advises on diagnosis and treatment principles.
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Donors pledge $100,000 to create Beals Goodfellow Fund
Donors pledge to create Beals Goodfellow Fund under the auspices of the Herbert J. Levine Foundation for Cardiovascular Clinical Research. The Fund supports the Beals Goodfellow Research Award, granted to a member of the cardiovascular faculty whose research is directed at finding cures and improving patient outcomes.
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From One Family to Another: Grateful Family Gives Back to Tufts MC "Family"
The family of Samuel King chose to give to the Tufts Medical Center Fund in order to support critical areas throughout Tufts Medical Center.
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A fund created in memory of Mary Jo Brown
For 35 years, Mary Jo was the “face” of the Admitting Department at Tufts Medical Center, warmly greeting patients and their families as she worked her way from the overnight shift to Director of Admissions. When Mary Jo passed away in January 2012 after a valiant battle with cancer, her family honored her memory by donating to Floating Hospital for Children.
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Find the best birth control for you
There are a dizzying array of contraceptive products on the market today from rings and implants to pills and patches. But Danielle Roncari, MD, Director of Family Planning at Tufts Medical Center in Boston says the decision about birth control doesn't have to be complicated if you understand your options.
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Type II Diabetes Alert Day
The American Diabetes Association Alert Day is to remind people of the severity of type II diabetes and provide resources like online risk assessment and management education classes.
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Want to Increase Patient Satisfaction Scores? Offer Them a Drink
Gatorade is now provided to some pre-surgical patients at Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston, MA to counter thirst complaints and increase patient satisfaction.
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Understanding Where Joint Pain Comes From
Most people experience joint pain at some point in their lives but interestingly, many people don't actually know where their joint pain comes from.
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Eye Injuries Increase in Young Athletes
Physicians at Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston, MA warn about the lack of proper eye protection when it comes to sports or physical activities.
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Joanna Bedell, MD is an obstetrician and gynecologist resident at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, and she has two sisters – the three of them identical triplets – who are all in OB/GYN residencies.
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Floating Welcomes Pediatric Gastroenterologist Emilia Shin, MD
Emilia Shin, MD is a pediatric gastroenterologist at Floating Hospital for Children in downtown Boston, MA.
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Helping kids be kids, even in the hospital
Andrea Colliton, Director of Child Life Services, explains child life and why the specialists at Floating Hospital for Children in Boston, MA are so special.
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Netflix Series Raises Awareness, Concerns about Teen Suicide
John Sargent, MD, Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Floating Hospital for Children in Boston, weighs in on 13 Reasons Why's portrayal of teen suicide.
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New Lab Technique Could Lead to Better Colon Cancer Therapies
Jatin Roper, MD, Director of the Center for Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancer at Tufts MC, helped develop new techniques that could lead to better colon cancer therapies.
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First Bionic Eye Surgery in New England
First Bionic Eye Implant in New England was performed at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. Christine now has some light back in her previously dark life.
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Q&A: Colon cancer increasing in young adults
A recent study in JAMA found that colon cancer rates in young adults are increasing. We asked Chief of Colorectal Surgery, Dr. Jim Yoo about the increase and possible causes.
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4th Annual Lecture Speaker: Dr. Graham Colditz
Dr. Graham Colditz is to speak at the 4th annual lecture. He specializes in the causes and prevention of chronic diseases and cancer.
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Are You Ready to Have a Baby
Deciding to have a baby is a life-changing event. Dr. Megan Evans, MD, MPH from Tufts Medical Center, suggests you work on these five things before trying to become pregnant.
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A Stroke of Luck for PFO Patients
New data from Tufts Medical Center in Boston show closure of small hole in heart more effective than medication in reducing stroke risk.
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A Thankful Heart
After suffering from a heart attack in a taxi and receiving CPR from a nearby police officer, David Feldman was transferred to Tufts Medical Center in Boston for an emergency cardiac procedure.
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Bariatric Surgery and Maternity Services recognized for quality care
The Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Specialty Care national designation program
recognizes healthcare providers that show expertise in delivering quality care safely, effectively and cost efficiently.
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Two surgeries may not be better than one
One surgery can give breast cancer patients their life back while preserving their own breasts
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Tufts MC physician receives $40 million NIH grant to study the effects of vitamin D on type 2 diabetes
Endocrinologist and Co-Director of the Diabetes Center at Tufts Medical Center Anastassios G. Pittas, MD, MS recently received a National Institutes of Health grant of more than $40 million to conduct the Vitamin D and Type 2 diabetes (D2d) study.
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Cuts for a Cause supports Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
At the 5th Annual Cuts for a Cause, 17 Bruins players shaved their heads to support the Boston Bruins Foundation and Floating Hospital.
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When A Diseased Kidney Can Save A Life
The Transplant Surgery Service team recently performed the first Hepatitis C kidney transplant at Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston, MA.
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Researching link between vitamin D and diabetes
Anastassios G. Pittas, MD, MS, of the Tufts Medical Center Diabetes Center, is uncovering links between vitamin D and type 2 diabetes.
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Geoffrey Binney, Jr., MD, MPH named Acting Pediatrician-in-Chief of Floating Hospital
Dr. Geoffrey Binney has been named Floating Hospital for Children's Acting Pediatrician-in-Chief.
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New Clinics Provide Comprehensive Care for Thoracic Cancer Patients
Tufts Cancer Center’s new clinics bring faster evaluation and better coordinated care to patients with chest, lung, and esophageal abnormalities.
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Juuling and E-cigarettes
Learn the harms of smoking e-cigarettes like Juuls and how to talk to children about smoking.
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Pfizer accepts Hu’s research proposal for development
Tufts Medical Center researchers are the first to identify angiogenin receptors, molecules that send chemical signals to cancer cells.
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Mary Jo Brown inspires smiling legacy at Floating Hospital
The Mary Jo Brown Smile Fund has been established through generous philanthropic support from Mary Jo’s family members, friends and former co-workers.
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Providing AYAs with tools for self-advocacy
Dr. Parsons and Program Manager, Rachel, share advocacy tools at Cancer Con 2018.
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Learn more about the keto diet from two registered dietitians in the Weight and Wellness Center at Tufts Medical Center.
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Dr. Rachel Buchsbaum named the Dr. Jane F. Desforges Chair in Hematology/Oncology
Dr. Rachel Buchsbaum, Chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology has been named the Dr. Jane F. Desforges Chair in Hematology/Oncology.
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Yanny vs. Laurel: How your perception dictates what you hear
Speech-Language Pathologist, Doug Roth describes how your perception dictates how you process sound in the context of the Yanny vs. Laurel debate.
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AYA Program 5 Year Recap
The Reid R. Sacco Adolescent & Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Program at Tufts Medical Center welcomed our first patients in January 2013 — over 5 years ago.
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Lee Cooper: A thankful heart
Lee Cooper was healthy until he was diagnosed with a rare heredity heart disease.
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Check out our new GI clinic space!
The Marlene Neely Center for Digestive Health opened at Tufts Medical center to enhance clinical care and the patient experience.
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5 most common treatment options for stress incontinence
Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) is the involuntary leakage of urine during activities such as coughing, sneezing lifting, laughing, or exercising. SUI affects one in three women over 45.
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Asthma and Allergies
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Q&A with Dr. Schroeder on Cystic Fibrosis
Dr. Schroeder shares information on how children get cystic fibrosis, how common it is and the signs and symptoms.
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The Write Therapy: The Power of Expression Through Storytelling
Sammie Galette is a member of the WRITERS Program at Floating Hospital in Boston, MA, a bibliotherapy program that promotes stress relief and personal expression through writing.
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