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2015/02/28 02:43
2015/02/28 02:43
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BOSTON – The surgeon held a translucent white plastic eye socket in each hand. Gently moving them away from each other, Dr. John Meara showed the distance between Violet Pietrok’s eyes at birth. He...
2015/02/28 02:43
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2015/02/27 19:15
2015/02/27 19:15
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In October 2013, two days before she turned one, Pippa Larsen, child of a faculty member at Tabor Academy, was unexpectedly diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (A.L.L.). She immediately began...
2015/02/27 14:51
2015/02/27 14:51
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When a child has communication challenges related to an autism spectrum disorder, parents and educators will often try a variety of remedies — many of which lack scientific evidence. Often, the...
2015/02/24 09:00
2015/02/24 09:00
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Borscht or beet soup is today’s topic. Some of you may have never tasted this soup but in many Slavic and eastern European countries it is the “soup du jour.” It has also become popular in the United...
2015/02/24 04:42
2015/02/24 04:42
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To give back to the hospital that saved her life, Jana El-Sayed is organizing a dance marathon fundraiser at Alvirne High School in Hudson to benefit the Boston Children’s Hospital. Born with a...
2015/02/24 03:10
2015/02/24 03:10
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The physician-scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston will create the next generation of cancer-fighting drugs because of the center’s pioneering genetics database, research into targeted...
2015/02/18 15:51
2015/02/18 15:51
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Some children who are treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) develop brain impairments, and the risk of this happening may be linked to certain genes. ALL is the most common cancer in...
2015/02/17 11:38
2015/02/17 11:38
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Around the time of Brielle Kennedy's first birthday, her parents, Sarah and Eric, noticed that her physical development was a little slow. "Our pediatrician told us not to worry at first but when she...
2015/02/16 14:51
2015/02/16 14:51
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Over half of all parents whose children have suffered from a stroke show symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s...
2015/02/13 14:10
2015/02/13 14:10
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Harvard Sweet Boutique owner Sue George runs the Boston Marathon this year to raise money for Children's Hospital and hands out free treats today at her Hudson bakery from noon to 4 p.m. as part of...
2015/02/12 19:31
2015/02/12 19:31
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Nearly 30 million people in the US struggle with some type of diabetes, but a newly-developed “smart” form of insulin could make treating the condition easier by self-monitoring blood sugar levels and...
2015/02/12 07:34
2015/02/12 07:34
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In the arts, we are all learners,” said Lisa Wong, pediatrician, musician and author of “Scales to Scalpels: Doctors Who Practice the Healing Arts of Music and Medicine,” addressing the symbiotic...
2015/02/10 19:40
2015/02/10 19:40
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Claire Lomas walks the last mile of the Virgin London Marathon on May 8, 2012 in London, England. Ms Lomas, who is paralysed from the waist down after a riding accident in 2007, has taken 16 days to...
2015/02/07 02:58
2015/02/07 02:58
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The proclaimed benefits of medical marijuana seem to know no bounds. As state governments have finally started to embrace — or at least tolerate — the herb as a legitimate treatment for a range of...
2015/02/03 09:00
2015/02/03 09:00
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Do you have SDAS? Because it is common, there is a good chance that you do even though you have probably never heard of SDAS. The reason you have not heard about it is because, to my knowledge, it is...
2015/02/01 23:18
2015/02/01 23:18
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BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At today’s Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat game, more than 100 volunteers from UnitedHealth Group and Boston Celtics Legend Leon Powe created and assembled 1,000 Project...
2015/01/31 20:43
2015/01/31 20:43
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BOSTON – The surgeon held a translucent white plastic eye socket in each hand. Gently moving them away from each other, Dr. John Meara showed the distance between Violet Pietrok’s eyes at birth. He...
2015/01/30 17:13
2015/01/30 17:13
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Violet Pietrok, a twin who is nearly two, was born with a rare Tessier facial cleft, which meant her eyes were too far apart. She had a large growth over her left eye and no cartilage in her nose so...
2015/01/27 14:00
2015/01/27 14:00
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There are now many new high-tech methods available to physicians to help them make various diagnoses. New procedures such as MRIs and CT scans can uncover new diagnoses or evidence of the existence of...
2015/01/23 13:17
2015/01/23 13:17
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The expanded space will support Home Office Operations that include Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Claims, Information Technology, Human Resources and Administration. In addition, the company has...
2015/02/28 02:43
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