"In our fast paced society it is increasingly difficult to take time for ourselves. This often means we are sleeping less, moving less, and eating more,” says Kenya Palmer, Nurse Practitioner in BMC’s Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Nutrition, and Weight Management.
This month, several changes take place in the Yawkey building as we continue construction on our new Women and Infants’ Center which is scheduled to open in late 2015.
Cancers of the head and neck can have a huge impact on someone’s life – from affecting speech, swallowing, and breathing, to one’s self esteem when the face is changed because of the disease and its treatment.
Despite the midwinter cold, the pediatric inpatient unit at Boston Medical Center recently became brighter and warmer, thanks to a new mural painted by Boston University School of Medicine students.
From the first flickering heartbeats on a fetal ultrasound to the care of an adolescent after open-heart surgery, Boston Medical Center’s team of pediatric cardiologists offer evaluation and comprehensive non-invasive cardiac care through all stages of infancy and childhood.
Taylor MacLean is your typical 25-year old woman residing in Jamaica Plan. Young, vibrant, active, and, aside from being diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy during her sophomore year in college, has an unremarkable medical history. Her story of hope, courage, and perseverance is certainly one to tell.