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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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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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Heads up

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ace Bailey Children's Foundation

The Ace Bailey Children's Foundation is dedicated to supporting programs at the Floating Hospital for Children. It was established in memory of Garnet "Ace" Bailey, a former Boston Bruins hockey player, who was killed in the tragic events of September 11, 2001.

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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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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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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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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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Blunt Chest Trauma in Youth Sports Can Cause Sudden Death

N.A. Mark Estes III Director, New England Cardiac Arrhythmia Center at Tufts Medical Center explains commotio cordis, a type of blunt chest trauma common in in youth sports that causes abnormal heart rhythms and in some cases sudden death.

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40th anniversary of Tufts Medical Center’s Kidney Transplant Program

Tufts Medical Center recently celebrated the 40th anniversary of its Kidney Transplant Program, a trusted program, focused on treating patients with severe kidney failure.

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Dr. Andrew S. Levey honored by National Kidney Foundation

Andrew S. Levey, MD, Chief of the Division of Nephrology, has been honored for his lifetime of dedication to treating kidney disease.

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How we’re improving health in Dorchester and Chinatown

Tufts Medical Center is tackling some of the most critical health issues in Dorchester and Chinatown.

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Quiet time in the Mother Infant Unit

Tufts Medical Center’s Mother Infant Unit (MIU) started “Tranquil Moments,” giving a quiet period to give families time to rest, bond and breastfeed.

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A promising treatment for incurable kidney disease

Two doctors at Tufts Medical Center are discovering promising, new options to treat patients with kidney disease.

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Weinstock uses parasites to make advances in inflammatory bowel disease

Joel V. Weinstock, MD, of Tufts Medical Center is working on a parasitic treatment that might help patients diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

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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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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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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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Palliative care service at Tufts Medical Center

Tufts Medical Center has a dedicated Palliative Care Service, which focuses on symptom control and open, honest communication.

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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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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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Asians are shown to be at greater risk for nasopharyngeal cancer

Southeast Asians are shown to be at greater risk for nasopharyngeal cancer, but a 20-second screening could save lives.

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Thinking About Having a Baby?

Tufts Medical Center Ob/Gyn’s discuss lifestyle changes and answer other questions for those who are considering having a baby.

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Diabetes management – prevention and lifestyle changes Q&A

Richard D. Siegel, MD, Co-Director of the Diabetes Center at Tufts Medical Center answers some common questions about type 2 diabetes.

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Summer Allergies - What to Expect and How to Find Relief

Tufts Medical Center Chief of Allergy John Ohman, Jr., MD discusses the causes and symptoms of seasonal allergies and how to treat them.

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Chronic Kidney Disease Q&A with Andrew S. Levey, MD, and Michelle M. Richardson, PharmD

Two Tufts Medical Center Nephrology doctors answer your questions about chronic kidney disease.

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Helping Women Reclaim Their Lives: Comprehensive Treatment Options for Pelvic Floor Disorders

Tufts Medical Center offers a range of treatment options for women suffering with pelvic floor disorders.

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HIPEC and appendiceal cancer: One patient’s story

Learn how Joseph Laureanno was treated at Tufts Medical Center’s Cancer Center for appendiceal cancer.

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New structural and valvular heart health center

Tufts Medical Center’s Structural and Valvular Heart Health Center offers patients and referring physicians easy access to the most advanced cardiac care.

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Innovative clinic serves young adult cancer survivors.

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Orthopedic trauma team helps Boston Marathon bombing patient get back on her feet.

On April 15 of this year, Tufts Medical Center’s Chief of Orthopedic Trauma rushed to the Emergency Department when he received word of the Boston Marathon bombing.

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Tufts Medical Center’s Family Planning Program: Reproductive health resources for all stages of a woman’s life

Danielle Roncari, MD leads the Family Planning and Reproductive Health Program at Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston, MA.

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Hybrid Operating Room at Tufts Medical Center

The Hybrid OR at Tufts Medical Center is a state-of-the art facility integrates advanced cardiovascular imaging equipment into a multi-purpose surgical suite.

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A selfless gift makes two lives whole.

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The eyes have it: The latest evidence supporting AMD and DME treatments.

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Saul Weingart, MD: A national safety leader joins the executive team at Tufts Medical Center.

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Vascular Surgery: The Tufts Medical Center Difference

In the realm of vascular surgery, a number of capabilities set Tufts Medical Center apart from other institutions in the region.

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Combining Expertise to Help Patients with Hormonal Disorders

The Neuroendocrine and Pituitary Program at Tufts Medical Center Draws in Doctors from Around the Hospital

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Entering a new ORBIT: Bringing Tufts MC research to investors

Tufts Medical Center’s Office of Research Business Development in Industry Translation (ORBIT) is bringing Tufts MC research to the marketplace

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Can vitamin D prevent type 2 diabetes?

The NIH funds a Tufts Medical Center study to determine if vitamin D supplements can help patients with prediabetes from progressing to diabetes.

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Tufts Medical Center is first and only Boston hospital to acquire “Gold Standard” stereotactic radiosurgery device

Tufts Medical Center is the only Boston hospital to offer the gold standard in stereotactic radiosurgery, the Gamma Knife Perfexion model.

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New talent, new programs and new surgical options: Colorectal Surgery

The Division of Colorectal Surgery at Tufts Medical Center in Boston has new talent, new programs, new surgical options and a new patient-centric focus.

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Pediatric Orthopaedics at Floating Hospital: Big resources for the littlest of patients

Floating Hospital for Children Pediatric Orthopaedics doctors take care of children – from newborns to young adults – with a wide variety of musculoskeletal problems.

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Vaccinations Q&A with H. Cody Meissner, MD

H. Cody Meissner, MD, Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center and a national expert on the vaccinations and the flu, answers questions to help parents best understand how to care for their children.

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Juvenile diabetes Q&A

Read a Q&A explaining juvenile diabetes, its impact on children in the United States, and how Floating Hospital for Children doctors treat this condition.

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Tufts Medical Center Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Newborn Medicine Division provide care to mothers and babies at high-risk.

Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Newborn Medicine provides care in high-risk pregnancy for both mother and child

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Understanding pediatric concussions and their effects with Carl Heilman, MD

Carl Heilman, MD, Neurosurgeon-in-Chief at Tufts Medical Center, answers some common questions about childhood concussions.

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A new wave of physician-scientists discover new research

Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children are welcoming new physician-scientists, with the hope of making new discoveries.

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Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic: A multidisciplinary resource to smile about

A specialized resource at Floating Hospital for Children’s Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic is being used to help children born with birth defects.

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Tufts Medical Center nutritionist offers healthy eating tips

Tufts Medical Center’s Michael Leidig, RD, LDN, CPT, provides sound information parents can use to improve the eating habits of family members.

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A new leader and new energy for the Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant program

Floating Hospital's new Director of Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant is Jason Law, MD.

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Q&A with our ear, nose and throat doctors

Two Otolaryngology doctors (ear, nose, throat) answer your questions about caring for children with ear infections and other issues.

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Floating Hospital's Pediatric Trauma Center earns Level 1 status

Floating Hospital’s trauma center – established decades ago as one of the first pediatric trauma centers in the country - was recertified as a Level I program.

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Floating Hospital’s residency program sees surge in applicants

Floating Hospital for Children received nearly 1,200 applications for its 13 residency positions this year.

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Giving newborns with micrognathia a new lease on a normal life

Andrew Scott, MD and the Pediatric ENT/Otolaryngology team at Floating Hospital for Children are offering an innovative treatment, madibular distraction, for newborns with micrognathia.

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New leadership makes Floating Hospital’s research “nimbler and more focused”

Floating Hospital’s newly reorganized research program makes leading therapies quickly and easily accessible to children and their doctors.

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Personalized cancer therapy for children a reality at Floating Hospital

Children whose cancers have recurred can now seek the very latest in targeted treatments at Floating Hospital for Children.

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Floating Hospital’s “Comfort Corner” makes a child’s procedure a positive experience

The Floating Hospital at Tufts Medical Center’s Pediatric Sedation Service, nicknamed the “Comfort Corner” makes undergoing a procedure a positive experience for children

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Floating Hospital offers gentle, drug-free remedies to children struggling with wetting problems.

For children aged six and older who struggle with nighttime or daytime wetting, Floating Hospital offers gentle but effective treatment with a well-established track record.

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Pediatric clinical trials: expanding the possibility for breakthroughs

The Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center is expanding the number of clinical trials available to patients by making participation easier for doctors

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Pediatric Rheumatology at Floating Hospital: Excellent care, fast and convenient access.

The Division of Pediatric Rheumatology at Floating Hospital for Children in downtown Boston is dedicated to providing excellent care, quickly and conveniently.

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Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children 2013 Boston Magazine “Top Doctors”

Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children have top doctors in 2013.

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Honoring Thomas F. Shields

Tufts Medical Center is sad to announce the passing of Thomas F. Shields, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, son, uncle and friend.

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Developing a novel genetic assay to assess premature infants' readiness to feed orally

Dr. Jill Maron of the Mother Infant Research Institute at Tufts Medical Center is working on an innovative test to help premature babies leave the hospital faster.

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The unexpected use of silk to prevent preterm delivery

Dr. Michael House of the Mother Infant Research Institute is working on a potentially groundbreaking solution to lengthen the cervix and avoid high-risk pregnancies.

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Unique decision model informs pediatric Hematology/Oncology field

Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist Michael Kelly, MD, MPH, MS developed a rare decision model to predict outcomes for pediatric high-risk leukemia patients treated both with and without prophylactic cranial radiation therapy.

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Picture Perfect Diagnosis

New mom Erica Lafond had a life threatening condition. But she didn’t know it. Not until our neurosurgeon saw her photo on a cell phone.

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