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.
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.
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.