Television viewers across the U.S. now have the opportunity to step inside and experience life at Boston Medical Center. The ABC News documentary series Save My Life: Boston Trauma was filmed at BMC, as well as at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital.
If you have visited our campus recently, you may have noticed that BMC is well underway with construction. Changes in traffic patterns, walkways, and entrances to buildings are continuing, along with new buildings beginning to form.
Sarcoidosis is defined as "a multisystem disease of unknown origin." While it can have many symptoms, some patients with sarcoidosis may show no signs of the disease. And though it's more common among African Americans and Northern Europeans, sarcoidosis can affect anyone, and at any age.
Summer has finally arrived, and the great outdoors beckon us to come out and hike, garden, picnic, and play. At this time of year, it's important to remember that we share the woods and fields with ticks – some of which carry Lyme disease, the most common vector-borne disease in the U.S. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), an estimated 300,000 Lyme disease infections occur each year.
Learning to ride a bike can be a rewarding milestone in your child's life. Follow these simple steps, along with words of encouragement, to teach your child to ride a bike in a safe and fun way.
"One of the more common reasons for voice problems is exceeding vocal capacity. Our center can assist in making voice use more efficient and judicious, thus improving a patient's voice," says J. Pieter Noordzij, MD.