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Floating Hospital launches a new wellness program for families

Clinical Director of the Center for Youth Wellness at Floating Hospital, Michael Leidig describes the new family wellness program.

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Lowell General Hospital to launch new program to support babies with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and their families

Wellforce co-member, Lowell General Hospital, launches new program to help babies with NAS and their families.

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The Ervin Family: Ten is Enough

The Ervin family has had half of their 10 kids at Tufts Medical Center read how their experience compares with other hospitals in Boston.

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New Program a Stroke of Genius for Young Adults

Dr. Lester Leung, MD discusses the prevalence of stroke in young adults and how the new program can help

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In Sickness and In Health

Dr. Yoo and his team in the OR performed emergency surgery for a bride on her wedding day

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This Team Has Your Best Interest at Heart

Experts in the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center at Tufts Medical Center in Boston are there for patients every step of the way.

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Colorectal Cancer on the Rise

More people over the age of 50 are doing what the doctor has ordered and are being screened for colorectal cancer... Don't get too excited, though, because this is not the whole story for those under 50.

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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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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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How to Save a Life

Teamwork, perseverance help a young man defy the odds, make an extraordinary recovery

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In Search of the Keys to Treating Creaky Knees

Dr. Timothy McAlindon discusses his group's work testing news interventions and treatments

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Cool off this August with an iced coffee from Cumberland Farms and support Floating Hospital for Children

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Tufts Medical Center researchers find new functions of blood cell protein in transplantation

Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University scientists have found exciting, new functions of the protein angiogenin (ANG) that play a significant role in the regulation of blood cell formation, important in bone marrow transplantation and recovery from radiation-induced bone marrow failure.

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NIH taps Tufts MC prenatal geneticist for prominent post

A reproductive geneticist at Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children, whose research has focused on developing safer techniques for the prenatal diagnosis and treatment of genetic disorders, has been appointed Director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD).

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New physicians join the Transplant Surgery team at Tufts MC

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Tufts MC breaks New England record with 38th heart transplant

A 24-year-old man from Providence, Rhode Island has become the 38th heart transplant recipient at Tufts Medical Center in 2016, making Tufts MC the first hospital in New England to perform that many procedures in one year.

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Colorectal Cancer Syndromes Updates

Dr. Jatin Roper, a gastroenterologist at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, provides updates on Colorectal Cancer Syndromes on QuantiaMD.

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Sharing the road safely - Fall of 2016 in Boston

Fall brings the students back to Boston and more cyclists on the road. What can you do to keep yourself and others safe? Read tips from Tufts Medical Center.

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CardioVascular Center Bids a Fond Farewell to Two Physicians, Welcomes Eight Newcomers

The CardioVascular Center at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA bid farewell to two physicians and welcomes eight newcomers.

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New Thoughts on Lice

Lynne Karlson, MD, chief of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at Floating Hospital, shares new thoughts on lice.

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Rashed Durgham, MD named top pediatrician at Floating Hospital

Rashed E. Durgham M.D. has been appointed Pediatrician-in-Chief and Chief Administrative Officer at Floating Hospital for Children.

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Jeanne Vignola's Story: On a mission to save colons

Jeanne feels luck to have found CELS, an alternative to colectomy available at Tufts MC in Boston for patients who have been diagnosed with a benign-appearing polyp that cannot be removed during an endoscopy.

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Ostomy Support Group

Tufts Medical Center has a dedicated Ostomy Support Group for patients at our downtown Boston hospital.

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Rebekah Leigh's Story: Comfortable and confident with an alternative approach

After researching alternatives to colectomy or colon resection, Rebekah found the CELS program at Tufts MC in Boston.

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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. Alice Gottlieb joins American Academy of Dermatology board

Alice B. Gottlieb, MD, of the Department of Dermatology at Tufts Medical Center is now a member of the board at the American Academy of Dermatology.

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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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Julie Kim, MD, Appointed Chief of Weight and Wellness Center

Highly-experienced bariatric surgeon Julie Kim, MD, FACS has been appointed the new chief of Tufts Medical Center’s Weight and Wellness Center.

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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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