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Protected: Patient Stories Illustrate Successful Treatment at Mass. Eye and Ear

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Protected: Cataract Surgery Makes Clear Difference for Mass. Eye and Ear Patients

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Three Days, Three Stays: How to spend a long weekend on the Cape and Islands this spring

  As the last bits of snow finally melt and the sun peeks out from behind its months-long cloud cover, we New Englanders are ready and waiting to celebrate our hard-earned spring. And there’s no better way to do so than planning the ultimate long-weekend road trip. So why not hit three easy-to-reach destinations in

Multidisciplinary Care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s Aortic Center

Marion Sanford was home one Sunday afternoon when she started experiencing severe back pain. On her hands and knees, Marion managed to call for help.  After arriving at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), it was discovered that she was experiencing an aortic dissection, a serious condition in which the inner layer of the aorta,

Protected: Top Boston-Area New-Construction Condominium Buildings of September 2017

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First Cold of the Season or Fall Allergies?

The leaves are changing, the weather has turned cool and just like clockwork you’re sneezing, sniffling and constantly feeling the need to blow your nose. So is it a cold or fall allergies? Graham Snyder, MD, in the Division of Infectious Disease at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has tips for telling the difference and

5 Tips for Protecting Your Lungs in the Cold Weather

The leaves are changing color, Halloween decorations are going up, sweater season is here (almost)… soon cold weather will be upon us. Doctors see more patients in the cold weather seasons for coughs and other respiratory issues than any other season.  There are several explanations for that. “Although physicians and researchers are still trying to

Talking About Women’s Intimate Health Can Improve Your Life

Karen Perry was caught off-guard when she started experiencing gynecologic issues that she thought only happened to “older” women.  Two years ago at 43 years old, Karen developed stress urinary incontinence and poor lubrication in the vaginal walls. Not feeling comfortable enough to discuss it with her primary care physician or OB/GYN, she kept it

New Treatments for Menopause Symptoms

Depending on your age, you may be preparing for it. Or it may have already passed you by. It can be accompanied by several symptoms, or you may not notice many changes at all. But if you’re a woman, your body is expected to go through it. It’s menopause. Historically, women have been known to

Five Health Tips for Young Women

These tips are presented by Aisling Lydeard, WHNP from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.   What is the HPV (Human papillomavirus) vaccine and why should you get one?  The HPV vaccine is the only vaccine known to protect against cancer including cervical, vulva, vaginal, penile and oropharyngeal cancers. HPV