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Boston Globe
Brigham, nurses union continue bargainingJonathan Wiggs/Globe staff/file 2008 Negotiators from Brigham and Women’s Hosp
Brigham, nurses union continue bargaining
Boston Globe / Posted an hour ago
Jonathan Wiggs/Globe staff/file 2008 Negotiators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the union representing its 3,300 nurses worked late Saturday seeking to reach a contract agreement that would avert a strike next week. No deal had been... Read more
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Boston Herald
BWH scaling down before nurses strikeBrigham and Women’s Hospital is scaling down services in preparation for a pend
BWH scaling down before nurses strike
Boston Herald / Posted 14 hours ago
Brigham and Women’s Hospital is scaling down services in preparation for a pending 24-hour nurses strike on Monday and subsequent four-day lockout as it continues to negotiate an agreement with the union. The hospital has activated a Strike Planning... Read more
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Boston Globe
This man's experience is a cautionary tale of ‘stem cell tourism’started to take pieces, it started to bleed,” said Dr. John Chi, the director o
This man's experience is a cautionary tale of ‘stem cell tourism’
Boston Globe / Posted 15 hours ago
started to take pieces, it started to bleed,” said Dr. John Chi, the director of Neurosurgical Spine Cancer at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. “It was stuck to everything around it.” He added, “I had never seen anything like it.” Tests... Read more
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Western Advocate
Delivering a new focusteaching,” he said. “I’ve loved obstetrics and gynaecology since I was a stude
Delivering a new focus
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
teaching,” he said. “I’ve loved obstetrics and gynaecology since I was a student. I had a significant mentor at the Royal Women’s Hospital who impressed on me what a nice specialty it would be. I was also quite taken with psychiatry.” He said he... Read more
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Boston Globe
Brigham will keep ER open if nurses strikeBrigham and Women’s Hospital said Friday that itwill not turn away patients see
Brigham will keep ER open if nurses strike
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Brigham and Women’s Hospital said Friday that itwill not turn away patients seeking emergency care next week if a planned nursing strike takes place. At a press conference, Brigham officials said all patients coming to the emergency department would... Read more
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examiner.com
A sad story from stem cell tourismThe clinics said that they were heavily involved in research studies. Yet, he g
A sad story from stem cell tourism
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
The clinics said that they were heavily involved in research studies. Yet, he got worse, much worse. An MRI at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston told the tale. “The entire lower portion of his spinal column was filled with a mass,” said Dr.... Read more
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Boston Globe
Brigham’s nurses may strike in coordination with union members in other states1,300 nurses went on strike in Los Angeles. And next week, 3,300 nurses may set
Brigham’s nurses may strike in coordination with union members in other states
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
1,300 nurses went on strike in Los Angeles. And next week, 3,300 nurses may set up picket lines at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Coincidence? Not exactly. The nurses in each state are affiliated with the same labor union, National... Read more
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Boston Globe
New institute tackles the mysteries of food allergiescampaign by Lesley Solomon, who directs the Brigham Innovation Hub, which helps
New institute tackles the mysteries of food allergies
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
campaign by Lesley Solomon, who directs the Brigham Innovation Hub, which helps bring to market discoveries by Brigham and Women’s Hospital researchers. Her son, diagnosed as a baby with allergies to dairy, peanuts, and tree nuts, was undergoing a... Read more
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Boston Globe
Joe Kennedy references slain Burke student and Brigham doctor during gun control sit-inthe congressman representing the 4th District of Massachusetts spoke of Dr. Mic
Joe Kennedy references slain Burke student and Brigham doctor during gun control sit-in
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
the congressman representing the 4th District of Massachusetts spoke of Dr. Michael Davidson, a surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital who was fatally shot by the son of a former patient in January 2015. He explained to those in the House... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Pre-operative MRI for breast cancer patients may need to be done in a different positionresults in improved outcomes for women who have undergone breast conserving sur
Pre-operative MRI for breast cancer patients may need to be done in a different position
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
results in improved outcomes for women who have undergone breast conserving surgery. Radiologist Eva Gombos (Brigham and Women’s Hospital) and colleagues compared prone and supine pre-surgery MRI exams carried out for 12 women with breast cancer... Read more
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Boston Globe
Man stabbed in Fenway neighborhood has serious injuriesinjuries, authorities say. He was stabbed in the area of Park Drive and Queens
Man stabbed in Fenway neighborhood has serious injuries
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
injuries, authorities say. He was stabbed in the area of Park Drive and Queensbury Street, said Boston police spokesperson Rachel McGuire. Police were called to the scene at 5:15 a.m. The victim was taken to Brigham and Wom... Read more
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Boston Globe
Man stabbed in Fenway neighborhoodinjuries, Boston police spokeswoman Officer Rachel McGuire wrote in an email. T
Man stabbed in Fenway neighborhood
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
injuries, Boston police spokeswoman Officer Rachel McGuire wrote in an email. The victim was transported to Brigham and Women’s Hospital for treatment. Police were called to Park Drive and Queensbury Street around 5:15 a.m. where they found the... Read more
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MedCity News
DOJ claims 'largest takedown ever' of $900M in Medicare frauda consulting division to serve ophthalmology and optometry practices. — Busines
DOJ claims 'largest takedown ever' of $900M in Medicare fraud
MedCity News / Posted 2 days ago
a consulting division to serve ophthalmology and optometry practices. — Business Wire New research from Brigham and Women’s Hospital suggests that too many breast MRIs are performed upside-down, often resulting in surgeons failing to remove... Read more
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Psych Central
Healthy Diet Can Help Women Maintain Mobilitywomen, maintaining a healthy diet helps to reduce future risk of functional lim
Healthy Diet Can Help Women Maintain Mobility
Psych Central / Posted 2 days ago
women, maintaining a healthy diet helps to reduce future risk of functional limitations. Investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), examined the association between the Alternative Healthy Eating Index and reports of impairment in... Read more
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The Financial Express
Healthy diet, walnuts may help fight ageing effectson quality of life and ability to maintain independence with ageing,” said Fran
Healthy diet, walnuts may help fight ageing effects
The Financial Express / Posted 2 days ago
on quality of life and ability to maintain independence with ageing,” said Francine Grodstein, Professor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in the US. Further, a higher intake of fruits and vegetables, lower intake of... Read more
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Boston Globe
He went abroad for stem cell treatment. Now he’s a cautionary tale.patients entering the murky, largely unregulated, and booming world of “stem ce
He went abroad for stem cell treatment. Now he’s a cautionary tale.
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
patients entering the murky, largely unregulated, and booming world of “stem cell tourism,’’ warned a group of Brigham and Women’s Hospital doctors in a letter to the New England Journal of Medicine, published online Wednesday. After returning... Read more
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Boston Globe
Brigham, nurses to go back to the negotiating tableBrigham and Women’s Hospital and its nurses union will make a last-ditch effort
Brigham, nurses to go back to the negotiating table
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
Brigham and Women’s Hospital and its nurses union will make a last-ditch effort to avoid a strike. Both sides have agreed to meet for another round of contract negotiations Friday. Without a deal, the nurses union has threatened a one-day strike on... Read more
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Boston Globe
Man dies after being pushed into Charles River by 'acquaintance,' police sayman who police say was pushed into the Charles River Tuesday afternoon by an ac
Man dies after being pushed into Charles River by 'acquaintance,' police say
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
man who police say was pushed into the Charles River Tuesday afternoon by an acquaintance died overnight at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, according to authorities. The Suffolk District Attorney’s office said Wednesday that Mitchell Harrison, of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Man pushed into Charles River by acquaintance dies from injuriesin the river.” Harrison, 26, died overnight after being pulled from the Charle
Man pushed into Charles River by acquaintance dies from injuries
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
in the river.” Harrison, 26, died overnight after being pulled from the Charles on Tuesday and then rushed to Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He had been submerged between 10 to 30 minutes, according to State Police. Quintero-Flores was arrested... Read more
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iol.co.za
Doctors urged to prescribe drugs for morning sicknessNHS tens of millions of pounds each year. Dr Manjeet Shehmar, a consultant obs
Doctors urged to prescribe drugs for morning sickness
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
NHS tens of millions of pounds each year. Dr Manjeet Shehmar, a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist at Birmingham Women’s Hospital and lead author of the guidelines, said: ‘It’s pot luck as to the kind of care you receive. There is a lack... Read more
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Boston Globe
Man pushed into Charles River by acquaintance dies from injuriesHarrison of Watertown. Harrison was rescued from the water by State Police on T
Man pushed into Charles River by acquaintance dies from injuries
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
Harrison of Watertown. Harrison was rescued from the water by State Police on Tuesday and then rushed to Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Harrison died overnight at the hospital, State Police said in a statement Wednesday. Lenny... Read more
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Boston Globe
State Police rescue man from Charles RiverAvenue bridge, according to a statement from State Police spokesman David Proco
State Police rescue man from Charles River
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
Avenue bridge, according to a statement from State Police spokesman David Procopio. He was taken to Brigham and Women’s Hospital in grave condition, and Boston EMS worked on the man extensively at the scene and during the transport,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Police investigating potential drowning in Charles Riverunit and Boston Fire Department divers. The man, whose name is not being relea
Police investigating potential drowning in Charles River
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
unit and Boston Fire Department divers. The man, whose name is not being released at this time, was taken to Brigham and Women’s Hospital, after Boston EMS worked “extensively” on him at the scene and during transport to the hospital, officials... Read more
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Newsmax
Kidney Cancer Surgery Extends Lifespanmost common in women. Using the National Cancer Data Base, researchers at Dana
Kidney Cancer Surgery Extends Lifespan
Newsmax / Posted 4 days ago
most common in women. Using the National Cancer Data Base, researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston reviewed the cases of 15,390 patients with malignant kidney cancers that were treated with... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Severe psoriasis can be completely cleared with a new drug: Studiesare also helpful in keeping skin moist and preventing plaque formation. Studie
Severe psoriasis can be completely cleared with a new drug: Studies
Bel Marra Health / Posted 4 days ago
are also helpful in keeping skin moist and preventing plaque formation. Studies, including one conducted by Brigham and Women’s Hospital, along with Harvard Medical School, found that an increased risk of psoriasis existed among women who drank... Read more
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Boston Globe
Heavy breathing: How your breath could help doctors diagnose illnessstudy that Mark Rolon took part in was the work of Dr. Sophia Koo, who speciali
Heavy breathing: How your breath could help doctors diagnose illness
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
study that Mark Rolon took part in was the work of Dr. Sophia Koo, who specializes in infectious diseases at Brigham and Women’s hospital. In 2007, early in her residency, Koo had noticed that many of her cancer and transplant patients were... Read more
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Orange County Register
MemorialCare, Boeing form state's first direct contract for employee health careFountain Valley, Saddleback Memorial in Laguna Hills, Long Beach Memorial, Long
MemorialCare, Boeing form state's first direct contract for employee health care
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
Fountain Valley, Saddleback Memorial in Laguna Hills, Long Beach Memorial, Long Beach Community, and Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital in Long Beach. The nonprofit Memorial has also contracted with UC Irvine Medical Center, Torrance Memorial,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Police identify man killed in Mattapan shootingpronounced dead at the scene. The second victim, found nearby suffering from gu
Police identify man killed in Mattapan shooting
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
pronounced dead at the scene. The second victim, found nearby suffering from gunshot wounds, was transported to Brigham and Women’s hospital and is expected to survive. Police responded to a separate shooting that injured three people the same... Read more
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Boston Herald
Brigham and Women’s, nurses’ union talks remain deadlockedBrigham and Women’s Hospital and its nurses’ union have reached an impasse in c
Brigham and Women’s, nurses’ union talks remain deadlocked
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Brigham and Women’s Hospital and its nurses’ union have reached an impasse in contract talks — prompting nurses to say they’re prepared to strike Monday. Discussions between the union and the hospital reached a standstill yesterday during their 21st... Read more
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Boston Globe
Brigham, nurses end another session with no dealBrigham and Women’s Hospital and the union representing its nurses met again Mo
Brigham, nurses end another session with no deal
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the union representing its nurses met again Monday but failed to reach a deal to avoid a planned strike. The Massachusetts Nurses Association, which represents 3,300 nurses at Brigham, has threatened to go on strike... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Watch our Liverpool mums march to celebrate breastfeeding in the cityThursday, June 23 . Call 0151 233 3830 to book a place. Liverpool Community BA
Watch our Liverpool mums march to celebrate breastfeeding in the city
Liverpool Echo / Posted 5 days ago
Thursday, June 23 . Call 0151 233 3830 to book a place. Liverpool Community BAMBIS will also be in the foyer at Liverpool Women’s Hospital during Friday, June 24 , offering advice and support. Liverpool Community Bambis can be found on Facebook... Read more
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Fortune
Why the Summer Solstice May Be the Happiest Day of the Yearin the winter can pose a challenge, said Frank Scheer, director of the Medical
Why the Summer Solstice May Be the Happiest Day of the Year
Fortune / Posted 5 days ago
in the winter can pose a challenge, said Frank Scheer, director of the Medical Chronobiology Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. “The lengthening or shortening of the light period during the day does have a clear effect,” Scheer said.... Read more
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Boston Globe
Brigham, nurses lay out key sticking pointsBrigham and Women’s Hospital and the union representing its registered nurses a
Brigham, nurses lay out key sticking points
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the union representing its registered nurses are at an impasse. Negotiators from Brigham and the Massachusetts Nurses Association have met 20 times to hash out a new contract, but after the latest session on Friday,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Weekend violence leaves one dead in Mattapanthe intersection of Elizabeth and Norfolk streets. He sufferend non-life threat
Weekend violence leaves one dead in Mattapan
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
the intersection of Elizabeth and Norfolk streets. He sufferend non-life threatening wounds and was taken to Brigham and Women’s Hospital. About an hour and a half later, another shooting, which did not appear to be related to the others,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Massachusetts man suffers serious injuries in rollover crashand had to be removed by firefighters. The accident happened around 7:30 p.m. S
Massachusetts man suffers serious injuries in rollover crash
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
and had to be removed by firefighters. The accident happened around 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The man has been taken by helicopter to Brigham and Women’s Hospital for treatment. His condition wasn’t immediately known. An investigation is co... Read more
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Boston Globe
Man shot to death in Mattapan 'barbecue gone awry'dead at the scene. A second victim was found suffering from non-life-threateni
Man shot to death in Mattapan 'barbecue gone awry'
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
dead at the scene. A second victim was found suffering from non-life-threatening gunshot wounds and taken to Brigham and Women’s Hospital, according to police. McGuire told The Boston Globe that the incident appeared to be a “barbecue gone awry”... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
1 killed, 4 injured in 3 separate shootings in Bostonabout 11:30 p.m. Saturday in what police called a “barbeque gone awry.” Police
1 killed, 4 injured in 3 separate shootings in Boston
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
about 11:30 p.m. Saturday in what police called a “barbeque gone awry.” Police say a second victim was taken to Brigham and Women’s Hospital. A second shooting was reported at the intersection of Norfolk and Elizabeth streets in the Dorchester... Read more
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Boston Globe
One dead, two injured in pair of overnight shootings in Bostonto Boston EMS Lieutenant Edward McCarthy. The victim was pronounced dead at the
One dead, two injured in pair of overnight shootings in Boston
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
to Boston EMS Lieutenant Edward McCarthy. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene and was taken to Brigham and Women’s Hospital. A second reported shooting occurred at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday on Ellington Street in Dorchester, where two... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts man suffers serious injuries in rollover crashand had to be removed by firefighters. The accident happened around 7:30 p.m. S
Massachusetts man suffers serious injuries in rollover crash
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
and had to be removed by firefighters. The accident happened around 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The man has been taken by helicopter to Brigham and Women’s Hospital for treatment. His condition wasn’t immediately known. An investigation is co... Read more
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Boston Globe
Milford man extricated from pickup truck after single-car crash in LittletonLittleton, according to the State Police. The man, age 55, was not identified.
Milford man extricated from pickup truck after single-car crash in Littleton
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
Littleton, according to the State Police. The man, age 55, was not identified. He was taken by helicopter to Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. No further information on his condition was available Saturday night. The man was driving a 2006... Read more
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Boston Globe
The other side of America’s war on opioidsdays, suggesting a decline in health. Robert N. Jamison, chief psychologist at
The other side of America’s war on opioids
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
days, suggesting a decline in health. Robert N. Jamison, chief psychologist at the Pain Management Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, said the fervor to cut back on opioids is sending new patients to his clinic. “We see people that have been... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
McDonough kids: Suns GM, Cardinals VP, MNF voice, execscorporate communications and rising in the health care field to now be the chie
McDonough kids: Suns GM, Cardinals VP, MNF voice, execs
The Arizona Republic / Posted 7 days ago
corporate communications and rising in the health care field to now be the chief communication officer for Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Will's ability to connect with all walks of life and chase success bears out in her. She wears a... Read more
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Boston Globe
New England news in briefis under investigation and no charges have been filed as of 4 p.m. The injured
New England news in brief
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
is under investigation and no charges have been filed as of 4 p.m. The injured pedestrian was transported to Brigham and Women’s Hospital. His condition was unknown, according to McGuire. A water pressure problem delayed firefighters from... Read more
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Wise County Messenger
Asher Allen CountsJimmy and Stephanie Counts of Chico announce the birth of a son, Asher Allen, o
Asher Allen Counts
Wise County Messenger / Posted 7 days ago
Jimmy and Stephanie Counts of Chico announce the birth of a son, Asher Allen, on June 13, 2016, at Andrews Women’s Hospital at Baylor All Saints in Fort Worth. He weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches long. Asher has one brother, Dakota,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Pedestrian struck by car in West Roxburyaccording to Boston Police spokeswoman Rachel McGuire. The incident did not app
Pedestrian struck by car in West Roxbury
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
according to Boston Police spokeswoman Rachel McGuire. The incident did not appear to be a hit-and-run, McGuire said. The injured pedestrian was transported to Brigham and Women’s Hospital. His condition is unknown at this time, according to McGui... Read more
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Boston Herald
Nurses, officials of Brigham and Women’s at an impasseBrigham and Women’s Hospital officials and nurses emerged from their 20th negot
Nurses, officials of Brigham and Women’s at an impasse
Boston Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Brigham and Women’s Hospital officials and nurses emerged from their 20th negotiation session yesterday, with no sign they were any closer to a resolution before the union’s threatened June 27 strike. “Today we entered negotiations seeking a fair... Read more
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Boston Globe
Nurses union and Brigham officials meet at City Hall for contract talksNegotiators from the Massachusetts Nurses Association and Brigham and Women’s H
Nurses union and Brigham officials meet at City Hall for contract talks
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
Negotiators from the Massachusetts Nurses Association and Brigham and Women’s Hospital are meeting behind closed doors Friday in another attempt to find agreement on a contract. Without a deal, the nurses union has promised to go on strike June 27.... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Liverpool mums to celebrate breastfeeding with week of eventsmark the start of Breastfeeding Awareness Week in 2014 Liverpool Community BAM
Liverpool mums to celebrate breastfeeding with week of events
Liverpool Echo / Posted 8 days ago
mark the start of Breastfeeding Awareness Week in 2014 Liverpool Community BAMBIS will also be in the foyer at Liverpool Women’s Hospital during Friday, June 24 , offering advice and support. Mums are being urged to support the week of events by... Read more
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Psych Central
Postpartum Depression More Severe If it Begins Pre-Pregnancystudy, researchers evaluated depression symptoms during the four- to six-week p
Postpartum Depression More Severe If it Begins Pre-Pregnancy
Psych Central / Posted 8 days ago
study, researchers evaluated depression symptoms during the four- to six-week postpartum period for 727 women from an urban women’s hospital in Pittsburgh, Penn. This period was chosen because women typically visit their doctors for post-birth... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Horsefly twins arrive safelyfor a Horsefly couple on May 31. Camden Ronald Shane Goodvin and his brother,
Horsefly twins arrive safely
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
for a Horsefly couple on May 31. Camden Ronald Shane Goodvin and his brother, Courtlen Gregory Jay, were delivered at Women’s Hospital in Vancouver by emergency C-section at 31 weeks gestation, said their mom Shelby Goodvin. “They emerged... Read more
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