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In a perfect world, everyone would sleep soundly and wake rested; but for those suffering with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), seven to eight hours of uninterrupted sleep is just a dream. From excessive daytime sleepiness and loss of concentration to depression and cardiovascular problems, sleep apnea is a serious medical condition that can be successfully treated by a team of highly skilled surgeons in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) at Boston Medical Center.

If you use these simple healthy tips for Thanksgiving Day, you don't need to resist all that stuffing, mashed potatoes and pies that you love.

Do you suffer from Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis? Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that affects all layers of the gastrointestinal tract. The symptoms include stomach pains, diarrhea, loss of appetite, and fever.

Usually, a hospital doesn’t bring a smile to a visitor’s face, but watch a canine member of the Healing Pups team enter a room and you’ll see everyone light up.

Sudden Unexplained Infant Death Syndrome (SUID) is the leading cause of death in infants between the ages of one month and one year. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), a type of SUID, is commonly referred to as “crib death” because often times the infant dies in his or her crib.

It can be a difficult and often frightening decision to undergo weight loss surgery, but for the right patient it is a lifesaving intervention that can eradicate serious medical conditions associate with obesity.