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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.

Difficulty remembering new information, trouble finding words or solving everyday problems can be distressing for geriatric patients faced with the first signs of memory loss to those suffering with late stage neurocognitive impairment. At Boston Medical Center, we are with patients every step of the way, recently opening our doors to a new Memory Disorders Clinic within the Geriatric Ambulatory Practice.

Girls and young women, from ages 10 to 21, struggling with menstrual disorders can find reassurance and answers at Boston Medical Center’s Menstrual Disorders Clinic. Located in the hospital’s Adolescent Center, the innovative clinic offers the expertise of both adolescent medicine specialists and pediatric hematologists to diagnose and treat a variety of disorders.

In 2001, Boston Medical Center opened the doors to the Preventative Food Pantry after an overwhelming number of patients told their BMC physicians that they were having trouble affording nutritional food for their families.

Ryan Center for Sports Medicine at BMC and Boston University offers a range of comprehensive services at one convenient location. The multi-disciplinary team of physicians and professional staff provide patients with advanced diagnostics and treatment for sports injuries. The scope of services include physician services, physical therapy, nutrition, and athletic training.

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.