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January 2, 2024
Whether it’s a common cold, the flu, COVID-19, or respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) spreading through our homes, schools, and workplaces, it’s hard to make it through the winter unscathed. But there are things you can do to prevent some illnesses and to help stop the spread.
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December 19, 2023
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, in both 2020 and 2021, approximately 200,000 children were seen in emergency departments across the country for toy-related injuries. We sat down with pediatrician Charles Hannum, MD to talk about the most dangerous toys of the year. By recognizing the dangers and hazards associated with toys, injuries are preventable.
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December 12, 2023
We know the idea of needing surgery on your brain or spine can be scary, here’s how to find a neurosurgeon who will get you back to feeling your best.
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December 4, 2023
Lung cancer is a leading cause of cancer death in the United States and worldwide – more than colon, breast and prostate cancer combined. Experts agree that lung cancer prevention for high-risk patients starts with lung cancer screening. In fact, studies show 20 percent fewer deaths among heavy smokers who were screened.
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November 20, 2023
During the holidays we can sometimes lose sight of our healthy eating practices. Our registered dietitians have compiled eight tips to keep us on track!
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October 30, 2023
Sarah Persing, MD, MPH specializes in breast oncology, oncoplastic surgery, microsurgery, and general plastic reconstructive surgeries at Tufts Medicine. She performs oncoplastic breast surgery at both Tufts Medical Center and MelroseWakefield Hospital and answers common questions about oncoplastic breast surgery.
Patient Stories
October 30, 2023
When her beloved older sister Mary was diagnosed with breast cancer at just 28, Annie Zitzow Galante knew she had to get serious about cancer screenings. She started her annual mammograms at MelroseWakefield Hospital in her twenties and never missed an exam. By the time Annie received a breast cancer diagnosis at 43, her 21 year old daughter Laura was eager to begin her own mammograms but was deemed too young for insurance to cover them.
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October 23, 2023
There are hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. on organ transplant wait lists. Read Tufts Medical Center's perspective on what you can do to help.
Patient Stories
October 19, 2023
When Iwona Bonney, PhD, was diagnosed with breast cancer in April 2022 she took the same deliberative and highly-researched approach to her care that she brings to her work as Clinical Research Coordinator in the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine.
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August 11, 2023
Mini pony makes therapy visit to former owner at High Pointe House.
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