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Do you have ongoing or recurring abdominal pain or bowel problems? If so, you may be among the one out of 10 people living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). We spoke with BMC Gastroenterologist, Dr. Christian Weber, to find out more about this condition, ways to improve symptoms, and how to feel better if you are living with IBS.

Did you know that you don’t need to be a tennis player to suffer from “tennis elbow?” And even if you’ve never swung a golf club in your life, you can have “golf elbow.” All kinds of patients, both athletes and non-athletes, experience these and other common conditions such as arthritis and tendinitis.

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!