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5 Ways to Relax In No Time At All

Ever felt like you just can’t unwind after a demanding week? That’s because stress triggers your body’s fight or flight response: your adrenaline starts pumping, your heart beats faster, and your blood pressure rises, explains Ash Nadkarni, MD, an associate psychiatrist at Brigham & Women’s Hospital. 642 more words

Philosophy

New Blood Test Could Quickly Reveal Complete Virus History

BOSTON (CBS) – Right now, if your doctor wants to know if you have the measles or HIV or the flu, they have to order one test for each virus. 274 more words

News

Healthcare giant launches $1.2 billion electronic records consolidation effort

Partners HealthCare, a massive Boston-area hospital network, is consolidating its many electronic health records systems so every patient is associated with a single set of data across all specialties and facilities. 336 more words

Tech

Some Women Choosing More Invasive Breast Cancer Surgery When They Don't Need To

BOSTON (CBS) – A national study finds that even when women diagnosed with breast cancer are given the option to save their breast, many choose not to. 277 more words

News

Sometimes I Forget

Sometimes I forget there are people out there reading my blog posts (thank you, by the way), until I go on a rant like my last post.  560 more words

Breast Cancer Survivor

Shouldn't Be So Hard

Some things just shouldn’t be so hard. Dealing with a cancer diagnosis, that’s hard.  Finding the right doctors to fight it, that’s hard.  Managing all the related appointments, that’s hard.  500 more words

Breast Cancer Survivor