Paul Biddinger, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital, firmly believes that everyone over 6 months old should get the flu vaccine and now.
Stroke patients in the Mass General emergency room receive advanced treatments designed to stop brain damage and start recovery.
Kristin Beauparlant, RN, cared for Peter Rice’s wife, Elizabeth Bennett Rice, during her battle with ovarian cancer. Now, Kristin serves on the board of the community fundraising group, Madam Ovary, formed by Beth and a friend, before Beth’s death.
Perhaps they would have watched Breakfast at Tiffany’s together or one of the Harry Potter movies. Visiting their mother at Massachusetts General Hospital near the end of her life, viewing yet another television episode of Judge Judy, Jennifer Brown DeSutter and her brother, […]
Millions of people have chronic or occasional sleep disorders that leave them exhausted and may be related to heart disease, stroke, depression, cognitive decline or diabetes. “Research on sleep disorders also applies to many other areas of medicine,” says Matt Bianchi, […]
A former Olympic skier, George Macomber and his wife, Ann (Andy), have helicoptered to the top of mountains in the Canadian Rockies and skied down their vertical slopes. Both have heart conditions and have entered their ninth decade of life, […]
After a heart attack and surgery to keep clogged arteries open with a stent, a 57-year-old man is discharged from Massachusetts General Hospital with prescriptions for medications to prevent another heart attack. Three days later, he still hadn’t filled them. […]
Three p.m. on the patient floor of a hospital is typically a noisy time. Nurses are changing shifts, physicians are arriving to see patients, pages are continually heard overhead and alarms are beeping. But on Lunder 9 — one of […]