Calling all HOLIDAY HEROES! Blood and platelet donors are needed to safeguard the blood supply because our inventory levels are already low before the 4th of July holiday.

We will have special holiday hours on July 3rd with donations starting at 7am. Please email BloodDonor@partners.org or call 617-632-3206 to schedule your life-saving donation now.
Brigham and Women's Hospital 06/28/2017
It is not hard to see the advantages of working out. Health and wellness rely on a body that is often in motion, and the emotional and physical wellbeing that results from exercising spurs people on to continue this lifestyle. As you challenge your body with a physically active lifestyle, taking the proper steps to allow your body to recover is just as important as the activity itself. In this...
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Reaching Athletic Goals: The Importance of Recovery | Brigham Health Hub

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When a patient had an allergic reaction to a medication, his care team rushed in to help. Amid the flurry of activity in trying to help the distressed patient, one nurse’s compassionate, calming presence made a lasting impression on Simin Lee, MD, MBA, a first-year resident on rounds. That nurse was John Solman, RN, who was one of eight Brigham nurses honored during the 17th annual Internal...
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‘They Have Been Our Role Models’: Residents Honor Nurses

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Congratulations to #TeamBrighamHealth for not only completing the 2017 Race Across America, but for also setting a record for the ages 60-69 4-person team category. In total, the team cycled for 7 days,11 hrs and 4 mins with an average pace of 17.15 mph. There's still time to help them reach their fundraising goal while supporting #WomensHealth at Brigham and Women's Hospital. To donate, visit...
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Diabetes is an increasingly common disease. Overall, approximately nine percent of all Americans have #diabetes. "Diabetes is a disease that affects many organ systems over time. As a result, it’s important that patients adhere to their medications. This can be challenging, however, due to the side effects that many patients experience with their diabetes medications," says Marie E. McDonnell,...
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Diabetes 2.0 – Next-Generation Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment | Brigham Health Hub

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Good luck to all the runners headed out in the Boston Athletic Association #10K this morning. #BrighamRuns
“It is vitally important for all employees to be aware of everyone in our environment and to ensure that no one accesses our restricted areas without permission,” said Dave Corbin, Director of Security & Parking at BWH. “This campaign is meant to educate and empower our employees so that they can be part of the solution. When everyone is vigilant, we have a force of 18,000 people helping to...
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On June 2, Madelyn “Maddy” Pearson joined Brigham and Women's Hospital as the new chief nursing officer and senior vice president of Patient Care Services. In this Heart & Science feature, learn what inspired Pearson to become a #nurse along with some other interesting facts about her journey to becoming the new nursing leader at BWH. #BWHNursing
On June 2 Madelyn Maddy Pearson joined Brigham and Womens Hospital as

Madelyn Pearson Joins BWH as CNO and SVP

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Today Brigham and Women's Hospital launched a hospital-wide campaign to empower and educate employees about the dangers of 'tailgating'. “It is vitally important for all employees to be aware of everyone in our environment and to ensure that no one accesses our restricted areas without permission,” said Dave Corbin, Director of Security & Parking at BWH. “This campaign is meant to educate and...
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“Piggybacking” or “tailgating” – when an employee holds a door to a secure area for an unauthorized individual, or simply doesn’t realize who is following them into the area – is one of the most common security issues at hospitals nationwide. To address this challenge, BWH has launched a #safety campaign to raise awareness of the dangers to staff, patients, visitors and property that can occur...
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Since their journey began on Saturday, June 17th, Team Brigham Health has cycled over 2,090 miles and raced through 6 states in the Race Across America. The foursome, competing to set the record in the 60+ female team category, are currently maintaining an average moving speed of 19.6 mph despite 115 degree heat, golf ball sized hail and the lingering threat of tornadoes. As a reminder, Team...
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Team Brigham Health Passes the Halfway Mark in the Race Across America | Brigham Health Hub

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New research out of Brigham and Women's Hospital finds that eating fish could provide pain relief to those suffering from rheumatoid #arthritis (RA). “If our findings can be replicated in other populations and over longer periods of time, we may be able to show one specific reason for people with RA to eat more fish,” Sara Tedeschi, MD, lead author of the study and an Associate Physician at...
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New research out of Brigham and Womens Hospital finds that eating fish

The Surprising Benefit of Eating Fish

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About one in 20 people in the United States suffer from depression, making it one of the leading causes of disability in the world. The first-line of treatment for depression is antidepressant medications, many of which work in the brain’s serotonin system. However, even after trying multiple medications and psychotherapy, one third of people with depression don’t experience sufficient relief...
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About one in 20 people in the United States suffer from depression

New Depression Treatment: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) | Brigham Health Hub

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Patients at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital need your donation of life-saving blood or platelets this summer.

Did you know that almost 70% of all platelets transfused from our blood bank go to cancer patients and patients with blood disorders?Schedule your appointment to help replenish the supply now, and see below who might benefit from your donation.
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Brigham and Women's Hospital 06/20/2017
Twenty years. That's how long two grad students, Sonia Vallabh and Eric Minikel, think they have before a deadly disease envelops Sonia's brain. The Massachusetts couple is now racing to find a cure.
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A Couple's Quest To Stop A Rare Disease Before It Takes One Of Them

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Ever since birth, Danielle Braun, age 29, has been a fighter. Born with cardiac complications, she was forced to undergo open-heart surgery while also learning she had just one functioning kidney and this is all within her first three months of life. By 2015, Danielle was quickly losing her remaining kidney function and preparing to go on dialysis, until she received the call from her doctors...
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Donor dad will walk kid, kidney down aisle

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Megan and Josh Cast have lived at the Brigham and Women's Hospital #NICU since their son, Archer, was born eight weeks early. Now they have reason to celebrate as Archer's doctors have finally given the family the green light to head home this weekend on #FathersDay. In this Boston 25 News feature, learn more about how the Cast family coped with the ordeal of having a #preemie and what...
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Megan and Josh Cast have lived at the Brigham and Womens Hospital

NICU baby heading home just in time for Father's Day

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#BrighamHealth wishes all #Dads a Happy Father's Day! In honor of #FathersDay, we want you to share any paternal wisdom that your #father has bestowed upon you in the comments. These are some of the ones BWH staff shared with us: [ Fal.cn Link ]
BrighamHealth wishes all Dads a Happy Fathers Day In honor of FathersDay
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You may have noticed that #BrighamHealth has added “LGBT Health” as a clinical interest in 65 providers’ profiles in the Physician Directory. The listings – the first wave of a phased rollout – will enable #LGBT patients to easily find clinicians who have demonstrated an understanding of and sensitivity to their health concerns. “It can be challenging for anyone to navigate the health care...
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Improving the Experience for LGBT Patients

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Support Team Brigham Health! Starting today, 4 female cyclists with an average age of 61 are participating in the Race Across America — a grueling, non-stop, cross-country cycling race. The group seeks to establish the 4-woman 60+ team record, beat the woman's 50–59 record, and finish the race in less than 7 days. Help them achieve their goals while supporting #womenshealth at Brigham and...
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Support Team Brigham Health Starting today 4 female cyclists with an average

Click here to support TEAM BRIGHAM HEALTH by Brigham and Women's Hospital

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