Jaymi Cohen, a Boston Marathon bombing victim, says MGH caregivers helped her and her family deal with the resulting physical and emotional wounds.
With the help of family and the Mass General Lurie Center for Autism, Colleen McFarland, who has an autism spectrum disorder, is pursuing new possibilities.
How can we know when a defendant is lying? Or if the memory of an eyewitness is accurate? Or when someone with cognitive impairment is vulnerable to financial fraudsters? When is a young person with poor impulse control at risk […]
Carolyn O’Gorman of Winchester, Mass., has never been to Uganda. But she feels compelled to raise money for a new Massachusetts General Hospital initiative to buy maternity supplies to stock a large hospital there. Her motivation: She is the mother […]
Wayne Shreffler, MD, PhD, chief of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology at MassGeneral Hospital for Children and director of the Food Allergy Center at Mass General, shares tips for preparing children with food allergies for going back to school. Q: What […]
Kevin and Barrie Landry’s daughter Kim had a difficult pregnancy. Just one week shy of viability and months before a full-term birth, the family faced the possibility that Kim’s twins might not survive. Barrie had been accompanying Kim to her […]
The Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program has launched its first public service advertising campaign to increase awareness for the “invisible wounds” of war – post traumatic stress (PTS) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) – and raise […]
Luke (Tug) Bailey can ride a swing or bounce a ball happily for hours. But when his parents or grandparents attempt to pull him into their world, conflict occurs. The 12-year-old has autism. He speaks a few words, but becomes so frustrated when people do […]
At a toddler-size table in an exam room, 16-month-old Avelina Fabbo concentrates on getting Cheerios out of a tiny bottle. She pulls one out and slides it across the table, only to have it drop onto her pink sweater dress. […]
Photographer David Maroney knows what it is like to sit in the waiting room chairs at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center. He has been a patient of Ronald Takvorian, MD, for 10 years. David is in his third remission of […]