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Boston Globe
Children’s $1b hospital expansion gets boost from consultant’s reportIn a finding that lifts the odds that the state will approve a controversial $1
Children’s $1b hospital expansion gets boost from consultant’s report
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
In a finding that lifts the odds that the state will approve a controversial $1 billion expansion by Boston Children’s Hospital, a consultant says the project probably won’t drive up medical costs. Children’s plans to construct an 11-story inpatient... Read more
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Boston Globe
3 teens in hospitals after near drowning at Lake WinnipesaukeeWilton firefighter, helped get the teens aboard. Two girls, 15- and 18-years-o
3 teens in hospitals after near drowning at Lake Winnipesaukee
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
Wilton firefighter, helped get the teens aboard. Two girls, 15- and 18-years-old, have been taken to a local hospital for evaluation. A 15-year-old boy, on whom CPR was performed, has been transferred to Boston Children’s Hospital. All are conscio... Read more
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Boston Globe
A life and death decision, without supervisionfound the baby in his crib, struggling to breathe. Nathan’s parents then drove
A life and death decision, without supervision
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
found the baby in his crib, struggling to breathe. Nathan’s parents then drove their only child to the emergency room at Boston Children’s Hospital, where doctors found the infant unresponsive. He had multiple bruises on his head and body,... Read more
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WMUR New Hampshire
Three teenagers rescued from Lake Winnipesaukeehelped bring the teens on board a boat. CPR was administered on a 15-year-old
Three teenagers rescued from Lake Winnipesaukee
WMUR New Hampshire / Posted 5 days ago
helped bring the teens on board a boat. CPR was administered on a 15-year-old boy who had to be transferred to Boston Children’s Hospital for evaluation. A 15-year-old girl and 18-year-old girl were brought to Lakes Region General... Read more
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Boston Globe
A life and death decision, without supervisionfound the baby in his crib, struggling to breathe. Nathan’s parents then drove
A life and death decision, without supervision
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
found the baby in his crib, struggling to breathe. Nathan’s parents then drove their only child to the emergency room at Boston Children’s Hospital, where doctors found the infant unresponsive. He had multiple bruises on his head and body,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Former Travelers CEO Jay Fishman dies at 63 after ALS battleof ALS patients to try to better understand the variations of the disease and h
Former Travelers CEO Jay Fishman dies at 63 after ALS battle
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
of ALS patients to try to better understand the variations of the disease and how to fight it. He raised money for a Boston Children’s Hospital project that banks the voices of ALS patients so that when the patients lose the ability to speak... Read more
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Boston Herald
DCF removes children from Woburn homeMonday, according to Middlesex District Attorney Marian T. Ryan’s office. He w
DCF removes children from Woburn home
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Monday, according to Middlesex District Attorney Marian T. Ryan’s office. He was pronounced dead Thursday night at Boston Children’s Hospital, prosecutors said. DCF did not have any “history or involvement” with the child, the agency... Read more
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Boston Globe
State takes custody of twin sister of deceased toddler boy in Woburnfrom a Woburn home on Monday, according to Middlesex District Attorney Marian T
State takes custody of twin sister of deceased toddler boy in Woburn
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
from a Woburn home on Monday, according to Middlesex District Attorney Marian T. Ryan’s office. He died Thursday night at Boston Children’s Hospital. Officials have not provided a cause of death or detailed what injuries the boy may have... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
1-old dies after being found unresponsive while in...the child was in the care of a babysitter, who was a family friend. Sources to
1-old dies after being found unresponsive while in...
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 7 days ago
the child was in the care of a babysitter, who was a family friend. Sources told WFXT Noah's twin sister, Emmy, is at Boston Children’s Hospital undergoing medical evaluation. The news station obtained the call log that shows a medical call... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
1-old dies after being found unresponsive while in...the child was in the care of a babysitter, who was a family friend. Sources to
1-old dies after being found unresponsive while in...
Dayton Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
the child was in the care of a babysitter, who was a family friend. Sources told WFXT Noah's twin sister, Emmy, is at Boston Children’s Hospital undergoing medical evaluation. The news station obtained the call log that shows a medical call... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
1-old dies after being found unresponsive while in...the child was in the care of a babysitter, who was a family friend. Sources to
1-old dies after being found unresponsive while in...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 7 days ago
the child was in the care of a babysitter, who was a family friend. Sources told WFXT Noah's twin sister, Emmy, is at Boston Children’s Hospital undergoing medical evaluation. The news station obtained the call log that shows a medical call... Read more
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ajc.com
1-old dies after being found unresponsive while in...the child was in the care of a babysitter, who was a family friend. Sources to
1-old dies after being found unresponsive while in...
ajc.com / Posted 7 days ago
the child was in the care of a babysitter, who was a family friend. Sources told WFXT Noah's twin sister, Emmy, is at Boston Children’s Hospital undergoing medical evaluation. The news station obtained the call log that shows a medical call... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
1-old dies after being found unresponsive while in...the child was in the care of a babysitter, who was a family friend. Sources to
1-old dies after being found unresponsive while in...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 7 days ago
the child was in the care of a babysitter, who was a family friend. Sources told WFXT Noah's twin sister, Emmy, is at Boston Children’s Hospital undergoing medical evaluation. The news station obtained the call log that shows a medical call... Read more
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Boston Globe
Toddler dies days after being hospitalizedinfant was in the care of a family friend at the time, she said. The boy was p
Toddler dies days after being hospitalized
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
infant was in the care of a family friend at the time, she said. The boy was pronounced dead Thursday night at Boston Children’s Hospital, authorities said. Massachusetts State Police, Woburn police, and the DA’s office are... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
Richard Davidson column: Busy is as busy doeshome!Finally, my sister, Dr. Ashley Turner, finished medical school at Mizzou a
Richard Davidson column: Busy is as busy does
The Neosho Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
home!Finally, my sister, Dr. Ashley Turner, finished medical school at Mizzou and has moved off to Boston for residency at Boston Children’s Hospital. She’ll be there for at least three years. I can’t say enough to describe how proud I am of her.... Read more
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Psych Central
New App Tracks How Mood Influences Activitysuch as doing housework when they felt good. The new app was designed by Dr. M
New App Tracks How Mood Influences Activity
Psych Central / Posted 8 days ago
such as doing housework when they felt good. The new app was designed by Dr. Maxime Taquet, a research fellow at the Boston Children’s Hospital to provide insight on the true sources of motivation. Taquet and colleagues used the app to... Read more
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PR NewsChannel
The Leading Physicians of the World will be presenting noteworthy Psychiatrist, Daniel W. Rosenn, MD in Massachusettsand his Master of Science in Public Health at Harvard University in 1974. He th
The Leading Physicians of the World will be presenting noteworthy Psychiatrist, Daniel W. Rosenn, MD in Massachusetts
PR NewsChannel / Posted 8 days ago
and his Master of Science in Public Health at Harvard University in 1974. He then trained in Developmental Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, Adult Psychiatry at McLean Hospital and Child Psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.... Read more
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Boston Globe
Reclaiming a voice with power of musicare now more than 5,000 practicing music therapists in the United States and ma
Reclaiming a voice with power of music
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
are now more than 5,000 practicing music therapists in the United States and many are on staff at hospitals, including Boston Children’s Hospital. Earlier this month, Raisis sat across from Chrissy Cetnar in the library at Medway Country Manor... Read more
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Boston Globe
Pay packages rise for many hospital CEOsWagner, president of Tufts Medical Center in Boston. Wagner spent much of 2013
Pay packages rise for many hospital CEOs
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
Wagner, president of Tufts Medical Center in Boston. Wagner spent much of 2013 heading the Tufts physician organization. Boston Children’s Hospital reported total pay of $1.7 million for president Sandra Fenwick in 2014, up 41 percent.... Read more
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Boston Herald
Special Report: Nearly 4,000 students homeless as Boston crisis deepensof the way. We didn’t know where to go.” After a three-day stint in Lynn, the
Special Report: Nearly 4,000 students homeless as Boston crisis deepens
Boston Herald / Posted 11 days ago
of the way. We didn’t know where to go.” After a three-day stint in Lynn, the family moved on to the emergency room of Boston Children’s Hospital, where they tried to blend in among the waiting patients and hospital staff. “We went to go sleep... Read more
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Boston Herald
Teens describe effort to find normalcy without place to liveof the way. We didn’t know where to go.” After a three-day stint in Lynn, the
Teens describe effort to find normalcy without place to live
Boston Herald / Posted 11 days ago
of the way. We didn’t know where to go.” After a three-day stint in Lynn, the family moved on to the emergency room of Boston Children’s Hospital, where they tried to blend in among the waiting patients and hospital staff. “We went to go sleep... Read more
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Boston Herald
Lifeguards save child at pool in Hyde Parkto state police and a state official. The child, whose name was not released b
Lifeguards save child at pool in Hyde Park
Boston Herald / Posted 13 days ago
to state police and a state official. The child, whose name was not released by state police, was rushed by ambulance to Boston Children’s Hospital after being resuscitated at the state-operated pool late yesterday afternoon. “We commend our... Read more
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Boston Globe
Lifeguards save 7-old from Hyde Park poolwas drowning in Olsen Pool, when lifeguards jumped in, Steffen said.The child w
Lifeguards save 7-old from Hyde Park pool
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
was drowning in Olsen Pool, when lifeguards jumped in, Steffen said.The child was revived at the scene and then taken to Boston Children’s Hospital, according to State Police Trooper Nicole Morrell.“We commend our lifeguards on duty at DCR’s... Read more
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Boston Globe
- The Boston Globeand throat care -- while Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ranked fourth in the nati
- The Boston Globe
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
and throat care -- while Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ranked fourth in the nation for cancer care. In June, US News named Boston Children’s Hospital the top pediatric hospital in the country. The ranking system includes measures such as patient... Read more
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The Scientist
Kids' Sudden Cardiac Deaths Explained by Heritable Mutations in a Single Genelactate levels. “It shows mitochondrial disorders can be extremely heterogeneou
Kids' Sudden Cardiac Deaths Explained by Heritable Mutations in a Single Gene
The Scientist / Posted 15 days ago
lactate levels. “It shows mitochondrial disorders can be extremely heterogeneous,” said Pankaj Agrawal, a neonatologist at Boston Children’s Hospital who investigates unexplained deaths in newborns. Agrawal said it’s possible that some of his... Read more
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Leominster Champion
City native is found dead in Princeton woods | August 12, 2016road races she had entered to raise money for charity, including the annual Fal
City native is found dead in Princeton woods | August 12, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 15 days ago
road races she had entered to raise money for charity, including the annual Falmouth Road Race, where she ran to benefit Boston Children’s Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. On Monday, Google released this statement: “Vanessa... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Teens using laxatives, muscle-building products to alter appearancesaid Sara Forman, an adolescent medicine specialist who is the director of the
Teens using laxatives, muscle-building products to alter appearance
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 days ago
said Sara Forman, an adolescent medicine specialist who is the director of the outpatient eating disorders program at Boston Children’s Hospital. And many products marketed as cleanses or herbal teas are not labelled laxatives, though they... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Here's why some kids need hearing tests with ear tube surgeryimpairing speech and language development, said lead study author Dr. Kenneth R
Here's why some kids need hearing tests with ear tube surgery
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
impairing speech and language development, said lead study author Dr. Kenneth R. Whittemore Jr., a researcher at Boston Children’s Hospital. “Completion of a hearing test after ear tubes are placed is important for a child who had... Read more
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Boston Globe
Stem cell scientist appointed new dean of Harvard Medical Schoolbiological chemistry and molecular pharmacology at Harvard Medical School and r
Stem cell scientist appointed new dean of Harvard Medical School
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
biological chemistry and molecular pharmacology at Harvard Medical School and runs the stem cell transportation program at Boston Children’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Daley will take over the position beginning January 1. The... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Study links Zika virus to joint problems in babiessee if Zika also can damage nerves in the spinal cord, said Ganeshwaran Mochida
Study links Zika virus to joint problems in babies
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 16 days ago
see if Zika also can damage nerves in the spinal cord, said Ganeshwaran Mochida,a pediatric neurologist and researcher at Boston Children’s Hospital. Although Mochida was not involved in the new study, he examined some of the babies involved in it... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Evidence does not support cholesterol screening for kids: US panelatherosclerotic cardiovascular disease,” wrote Elaine Urbina of the Cincinnati
Evidence does not support cholesterol screening for kids: US panel
The Borneo Post / Posted 16 days ago
atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease,” wrote Elaine Urbina of the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Sarah de Ferranti of Boston Children’s Hospital. The doctors said long-term, randomized clinical trials are needed to better evaluate the... Read more
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WestportNow
Donald J. Good, 86Michael and Julie Thames, Caren and Jim Lipski, Sarah Whedon, John, Bridget and
Donald J. Good, 86
WestportNow / Posted 18 days ago
Michael and Julie Thames, Caren and Jim Lipski, Sarah Whedon, John, Bridget and Eliza Kraemer, and Mehera and Allen Bey. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Boston Childrens Hospital Boston Children’s Hospital . Posted 08/06/16 at 11:... Read more
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Boston Globe
Yoga nonprofit donates more than $1 million to Boston Children’s HospitalYoga Reaches Out, a nonprofit that raises money for children’s organizations th
Yoga nonprofit donates more than $1 million to Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
Yoga Reaches Out, a nonprofit that raises money for children’s organizations through yoga events, presented Boston Children’s Hospital with a check for more than $1 million this week. The funds were raised over the last six years by the New England... Read more
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iol.co.za
Family fights to #getcaylumtoboston for life-saving opoperation he needs. After months of searching, Caylum’s parents tracked down U
Family fights to #getcaylumtoboston for life-saving op
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
operation he needs. After months of searching, Caylum’s parents tracked down US surgeon, Russell Jennings, from the Boston Children’s Hospital, who has completed a posterior tracheopexy with success. “We’ve tried to get him here to do the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Toddler drowns in tragic home pool accidentoffice said. First responders were called, and the boy was rushed to Beverly H
Toddler drowns in tragic home pool accident
Boston Herald / Posted 20 days ago
office said. First responders were called, and the boy was rushed to Beverly Hospital and then flown by helicopter to Boston Children’s Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the DA’s office said. The case is being investigated by Danvers... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
How cows and dust protect Amish children from asthmahomes of modern society make infants more vulnerable to allergies and asthma.
How cows and dust protect Amish children from asthma
The Globe and Mail / Posted 20 days ago
homes of modern society make infants more vulnerable to allergies and asthma. Dr. Talal Chatila, an allergy expert at Boston Children’s Hospital who wrote the editorial, said the study doesn’t answer when and how often exposure to farm dust... Read more
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Boston Globe
Danvers toddler drowned in family’s poolA 2-year-old boy from Danvers died Friday morning at Boston Children’s Hospital
Danvers toddler drowned in family’s pool
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
A 2-year-old boy from Danvers died Friday morning at Boston Children’s Hospital after his family found him in their swimming pool Thursday night, officials said. The family was hosting a small gathering at their Drury Lane home when a family member... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
2-year-old from Danvers died after drowning in family poolMass. (WWLP) – A two-year-old child was pulled from his family’s in-ground pool
2-year-old from Danvers died after drowning in family pool
WWLP Springfield / Posted 21 days ago
Mass. (WWLP) – A two-year-old child was pulled from his family’s in-ground pool in Danvers Thursday night and died at Boston Children’s Hospital. Danvers Police received a 911 call of a near drowning at 9 Drury Lane during a small gathering... Read more
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Boston Globe
Danvers toddler pulled from family pool has diedwho immediately began performing CPR on the boy, the DA’s office said. The boy
Danvers toddler pulled from family pool has died
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
who immediately began performing CPR on the boy, the DA’s office said. The boy was taken to Beverly Hospital and then flown by medical helicopter to Boston Children’s Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The boy’s death is under investig... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Can House Dust Explain Why Amish Protected From Asthma?homes of modern society make infants more vulnerable to allergies and asthma.
Can House Dust Explain Why Amish Protected From Asthma?
CBS Baltimore / Posted 21 days ago
homes of modern society make infants more vulnerable to allergies and asthma. Dr. Talal Chatila, an allergy expert at Boston Children’s Hospital who wrote the editorial, said the study doesn’t answer when and how often exposure to farm dust... Read more
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The Seattle Times
NIH may lift funding ban on human-animal stem-cell workjarring,” said Dr. George Daley, a Harvard University professor and director of
NIH may lift funding ban on human-animal stem-cell work
The Seattle Times / Posted 21 days ago
jarring,” said Dr. George Daley, a Harvard University professor and director of the stem-cell transplantation program at Boston Children’s Hospital. Two months later, the NIH convened a workshop to hear from researchers and experts in animal... Read more
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Salon.com
Can house dust explain why Amish protected from asthma?homes of modern society make infants more vulnerable to allergies and asthma.
Can house dust explain why Amish protected from asthma?
Salon.com / Posted 22 days ago
homes of modern society make infants more vulnerable to allergies and asthma. Dr. Talal Chatila, an allergy expert at Boston Children’s Hospital who wrote the editorial, said the study doesn’t answer when and how often exposure to farm dust... Read more
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Boston Globe
Several Boston hospitals ranked among the bestand throat care — while Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ranked fourth in the natio
Several Boston hospitals ranked among the best
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
and throat care — while Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ranked fourth in the nation for cancer care. In June, US News named Boston Children’s Hospital the top pediatric hospital in the country. The ranking system includes measures such as patient... Read more
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The Scientist
The Genes Underlying Autism Are Coming Into Focusinvolved in receptor-signaling pathways, synapse development, Mustafa Sahin, a
The Genes Underlying Autism Are Coming Into Focus
The Scientist / Posted 25 days ago
involved in receptor-signaling pathways, synapse development, Mustafa Sahin, a neurologist at Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital, works with children suffering from a rare genetic disorder called tuberous sclerosis (TSC),... Read more
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Business Insider
9 foods that make you hungrierparts of your brain and gut that drive your hunger for more, says Dr. Belinda L
9 foods that make you hungrier
Business Insider / Posted 25 days ago
parts of your brain and gut that drive your hunger for more, says Dr. Belinda Lennerz, an endocrinologist and researcher at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. “The sight, smell, or taste of some food will trigger the cephalic... Read more
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PR.com
Service Tracking Systems Inc. Completes 20 Yearsnot only constitute of almost 90% of the Las Vegas strip, but also spread acros
Service Tracking Systems Inc. Completes 20 Years
PR.com / Posted 27 days ago
not only constitute of almost 90% of the Las Vegas strip, but also spread across industries and countries in the likes of Boston Children’s Hospital, Melbourne Airport, Brisbane Airport, Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, Four Seasons Hotels... Read more
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Boston Globe
Teen in critical condition after falling from moving buswho was not identified, suffered serious injuries and was taken to Martha’s Vin
Teen in critical condition after falling from moving bus
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
who was not identified, suffered serious injuries and was taken to Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was later airlifted to Boston Children’s Hospital, police said. Police said that according to witnesses, the boy was part of a group visiting the... Read more
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MedCity News
Pediatric hospital readmissions rate may approach 30 percentmedical records and conducted interviews with clinicians and parents of 305 chi
Pediatric hospital readmissions rate may approach 30 percent
MedCity News / Posted 28 days ago
medical records and conducted interviews with clinicians and parents of 305 children who were readmitted within 30 days to Boston Children’s Hospital between December 2012 and February 2013. It excluded planned readmissions such as those for... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Back to School: Preparing Kids to be on their OwnUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School in 1999. She completed her residency
Back to School: Preparing Kids to be on their Own
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 30 days ago
University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1999. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at Boston Medical Center and Boston Children’s Hospital from 1999 to 2002, and a fellowship in Adolescent Medicine at University of California, San... Read more
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Boston Herald
Study: Edible pot sickens more kidsalso authorize edibles, with no cap on potency. Dr. Sharon Levy, director of t
Study: Edible pot sickens more kids
Boston Herald / Posted 30 days ago
also authorize edibles, with no cap on potency. Dr. Sharon Levy, director of the adolescent substance abuse program at Boston Children’s Hospital, said excessive marijuana exposure can cause psychotic episodes for both children and adults. The... Read more
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