Maternity Care at the Brigham Recognized with Baby-Friendly Designation
At Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a new designation recognizes the hospital’s emphasis on evidence-based, patient-centered care and education as mothers make these choices and learn to feed their infants.
For Cancer Patients, Gaining Control Over Hair Loss Fosters Sense of Normalcy
For patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment for cancer, hair loss is one of the most common—and disruptive—side effects of the drugs, which concurrently impact hair follicle cells while targeting rapidly dividing cancer cells. In fact, it can deter patients from seeking treatment at all.
Taking a Stand on Immigrants’ Health and Well-being
On October 10, the US Department of Homeland Security issued a proposed change in federal immigration policy that would have a major impact on the health and well-being of millions of legal residents – hundreds of thousands here in Massachusetts.
Keeping the Lights on Through Winter Storms
With winter storms inevitably on the horizon in Massachusetts, a new Partners HealthCare preparedness initiative will help to keep our lights on—and vital patient services operational—through inclement weather.
Finding Strength in Numbers, to Meet Boston’s Health Needs
At Partners HealthCare, we understand that too many members of our community face obstacles to good health—and the key role that community organizations can play in overcoming those obstacles.
In Diabetes Care, Awareness Is Key to Adherence
As National Diabetes Awareness Month brings the condition to the fore, a new telemedicine program is helping physicians at North Shore Medical Center more closely manage their diabetic patient population—promoting better health and the prevention of complications.