There is strong evidence to suggest that acupuncture plays a significant role in reducing effects of cancer-related symptoms.

“From the very first days of my treatment, I was immensely grateful for the wonderful spectrum of wellness and support programs available to me and to all cancer patients at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center through the Gallagher Program. In particular,...
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Conversations with her patients have helped Sara Looby, PhD, ANP-BC, FAAN, understand that clinical care is not just about treating chronic disease, but understanding how patients experience the disease. As a Nurse Scientist at Mass General, Dr. Looby is using a patient-centered approach to reduce cardiovascular disease risk for HIV-positive women.
Conversations with her patients have helped Sara Looby PhD ANPBC FAAN understand

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When her son began developing violent behaviors, Judy was at a loss about how to help Michael. Despite visits to multiple physicians, he was spiraling out of control. “I was petrified. This was not my son and I was losing him,” Judy said.

That was until she found Dr. Daniel Geller, director of the MassGeneral Hospital for Children pediatric Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Tic...
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As a fitness instructor, Jessica Diaz never thought she’d face a stroke—especially at such a young age. But after teaching two morning classes, she felt a shooting pain travel down the left side of her body. Watch her video: [ Youtube.com Link ]
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Jessica’s Story: A Stroke Survivor

As a fitness instructor, Jessica Diaz never thought she’d face a stroke—especially at such a young age. But after teaching two morning classes, she felt a sh...

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Nurse practitioner Amanda Crawford Freeman, a 2017 the one hundred honoree, is compassionate and caring while also being open and honest. She is dedicated to providing excellent patient care and is an example of what an incredible difference a nurse practitioner can make in the life of a cancer patient. Congratulations, Amanda!
Nurse practitioner Amanda Crawford Freeman a 2017 the one hundred honoree is

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Danny Murphy, personal trainer at The Clubs at Charles River Park, demonstrates a few easy exercises that you can do in your home. Share how you are staying fit in May, American Stroke Month, with the hashtag #30x30StopStroke
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“There’s a common misconception that steroid abuse is confined to elite and professional athletes – and that’s simply not the case.” says Dr. Aaron Baggish of the Massachusetts General Hospital Cardiovascular Performance Program. Dr. Baggish has published new research showing long-term use of anabolic steroids may damage the heart and lead to coronary artery disease – a dangerous buildup of...
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New Mass General research shows chronic anabolic steroid use may damage heart, arteries

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Expert advice on talking with kids after the Ariana Grande concert bombing in England: reassure, stay consistent, listen more than you talk.
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“There’s a common misconception that steroid abuse is confined to elite and professional athletes – and that’s simply not the case.” says Dr. Aaron Baggish of the Massachusetts General Hospital Cardiovascular Performance Program. Dr. Baggish has published new research showing long-term use of anabolic steroids may damage the heart and lead to coronary artery disease – a dangerous buildup of...
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Joy Tsai, MD, of the Mass General Endocrine Unit answers questions about Osteoporosis and how you can find out if you are at risk for a bone fracture.
Joy Tsai MD of the Mass General Endocrine Unit answers questions about

Osteoporosis: How to Spot and Confront a Silent Ailment

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Valley fever is caused by a fungus, which can trigger flu-like symptoms, pneumonia and even death. A new vaccine, if approved, would be the first live fungal vaccine in history.
Valley fever is caused by a fungus which can trigger flulike symptoms

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There are some very distinctive differences between children’s sleep and adults’ sleep. Adults become sleepy because they are sleep deprived, but that’s not the case with children. Dr. Kenneth Sassower, neurologist in the Sleep Disorders Unit at Mass General and the MassGeneral Hospital for Children Pediatric Sleep Disorders Program, answers the most commonly asked questions about sleep and...
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Serena Williams recently won her 23rd Grand Slam singles title at the Australian Open, and it’s now revealed that she did it while 8 weeks pregnant. Dr. Laura Riley, director of Labor & Delivery at Mass General, praised Williams: “It’s an amazing feat...People should give her credit for who she is, which is an amazing athlete.”
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Picky eating is a hallmark of being a toddler. But when children are still extremely picky at age 7 or 12, it may be time to talk with your pediatrician and consider treatment, says Jennifer Thomas, PhD, co-director of the Eating Disorders Clinical Research Program at Mass General.
Picky eating is a hallmark of being a toddler But when children

Help for Extremely Picky Eaters

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Having trouble falling asleep? Yoga can help ease any muscle tension you’ve built throughout the day, even without knowing. Laura Malloy, director of yoga programs at Mass General’s Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at MGH, explains five yoga poses for better sleep in this recent Sports Illustrated article.
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A clinical trial at Mass General is teaching kids how to use video games in a new way. The technique, called RAGE-control, helps kids regulate their emotions and heart rate using a video game that is connected to a heart rate monitor.
A clinical trial at Mass General is teaching kids how to use

A Video Game Could Help Kids Regulate Their Emotions

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The new board brings doctors, nurse practitioners, social workers and other clinicians together to build a strategy for treating patients who struggle with cancer and drug addiction simultaneously. Read more: [ Massgeneral.org Link ]
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Mass General Cancer Center Addresses Substance Use Disorders

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Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at MGH and the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center are offering a new Stress Management & Resiliency Training (SMART) course for Cancer Survivors this spring at Mass General Waltham Cancer Center and Mass General Cancer Center Boston.

The 9-week SMART course teaches self-care techniques through relaxation, mindful awareness, yoga and...
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Cancer is vying for world domination. Once it makes its way into a person’s body, it takes over the immune system, manipulating it to not recognize the tumor. As the tumor grows, it creates “armies” of T suppressor cells that help cancer in its mission of domination.

But researchers here at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center are fighting back by using a 40-year-old drug tool...
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Some symptoms resist a diagnosis, even after years of study. A new national team of experts tracks down what’s causing the toughest medical cases.
Some symptoms resist a diagnosis even after years of study A new

Where Lost Diseases Go

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