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Did you know that hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects 15% of Americans today? Uncontrolled hypertension can lead to heart disease and stroke if not treated properly. Boston Medical Center is proud to offer a number of resources to patients who may be suffering from this common condition.

Boston Medical Center is proud to open the city’s newest and most modern Women and Infants Center! Complete with all private post-partum rooms that allow moms to recover and bond with their babies in the comforts of home, the Center also has new antenatal and birthing rooms, and a new, expanded Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Women are sure to enjoy welcoming their babies in this comforting environment. 

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.

Everyone should take care of their health and have an annual physical. As adults, we are so often caught up in taking care of everyone else that we forget ourselves. This year, resolve to let BMC take care of you!

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.

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