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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.

Boston Medical Center’s Family Medicine department is accepting new patients and these appointments are available in less than two weeks. In addition, once you are a patient in Family Medicine, you can participate in our Open Access model.

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.

Don’t forget to get your flu shot! Flu season has begun and even the healthiest person can get sick from the flu and spread it to others. It is very important that everyone gets their annual flu shot. Getting vaccinated is the best protection against the flu.

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.

BMC Salutes Veterans! On Veteran’s Day, Boston Medical Salutes all Veterans of the US Military and thanks them for their service to our great country. We are proud to have many veterans working here, caring for the people of Boston.