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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


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


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


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

Winter Cleanup Presents Health Dangers

BOSTON (CBS) – If you are just one of the many planning on heading out to rake your roof or shovel your driveway before the next storm hits, we have a warning straight from the emergency room. 181 more words