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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Can you remember when you had your most recent Pap smear or HPV test? Cervical cancer is easy to detect and treat through these important, routine screenings.

Fritz Gorst had always lived a very healthy and active life, raising two daughters with his wife, Linda in a southern Massachusetts suburb. So, when he first noticed swelling in his ankles in the winter of 2013, he attributed it to getting older.

If you’ve ever wanted to quit cigarettes for good, now is the time – and Boston Medical Center is here to help! We offer programs designed to educate and help patients get on the road to a smoke-free life.

Cullen O. Carter, MD is board certified in general surgery and surgical critical care. Dr. Carter joined BMC in August 2015, and we sat down with him to learn more about his background and the bariatric surgery program here at the hospital.

Injury to the nerves in the face or mouth can occur for a variety of reasons including facial trauma or a patient’s facial structure to common dental procedures. 

Thanksgiving is a time for families to gather around the dinner table, tell stories, and reflect on what they are most thankful for.