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An Ounce of Prevention: Preoperative Management of Inflammation May Stave Off Cancer Recurrences

A new study out of the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center suggests that traditional cancer treatments can paradoxically promote new tumor growth.
18-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Reading Clinician Visit Notes Can Improve Patients’ Adherence to Medications

A new study of patients reading the visit notes their clinicians write, reports positive effects on their use of prescription medications
28-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Protect Your Heart with the Top-Ranked Mediterranean Diet

Murray Mittleman, MD, DrPH, Director of Cardiovascular Epidemiological Research at BIDMC shares why this plant-based diet is shown to help prevent diabetes and protect the heart.
15-May-2019 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Q & A: Exercise Stress Tests

BIDMC's Ernest Gervino, MD, Director of the Clinical Physiology Laboratory, discusses what stress tests can reveal about heart health.
14-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Patients Reading Visit Notes Report Striking Benefit Over Time

A new study from OpenNotes examines the benefits of patients reading their doctors’ visit notes, specifically those from traditionally underserved populations.
6-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Foot Injuries and Advice from a Podiatrist

John Giurini, DPM, Chief of Podiatric Surgery at BIDMC, encourages patients to pay special attention to their feet as the weather warms up and they become more active.
29-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

BIDMC’s Research & Health News Digest – April 2019 Edition

A monthly roundup of research briefs showcasing recent scientific advances led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center faculty.
26-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Two Birds, One Stone – Drug Combination May Prove Effective against a Second Type of Leukemia

Arsenic-based therapy can reverse drug tolerance in acute myeloid leukemia, Cancer Center researchers at BIDMC show.
25-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Innovative Surgery Provides New Option for Bladder Cancer

Expert urologic surgeons at the Cancer Center at BIDMC, Peter Chang, MD, and Andrew Wagner, MD, discuss an innovative procedure offered at BIDMC in which they build a new bladder for their patients with bladder cancer. have been performing this...
17-Jun-2019 4:10 PM EDT

A Health Number Men Should Know

Aria Olumi, MD, Chief of Urologic Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, explains the importance of men knowing their prostate-specific antigen (PSA) number.
17-Jun-2019 3:15 PM EDT

Five Tips for Improving Men’s Health

James Heckman, MD, Assistant Medical Director of Healthcare Associates at BIDMC and Aria Olumi, MD, Chief of Urologic Surgery at BIDMC, share tips for improving men's health.
17-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Podiatry expert available for interview on seasonal topics

3-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Aortic Aneurysms: Who’s At Risk?

Brett Carroll, MD, Medical Director of the Aortic Center at BIDMC, shares who is at risk for aortic aneurysms.
8-Apr-2019 4:30 PM EDT

Living with an Aortic Aneurysm

8-Apr-2019 4:05 PM EDT

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston has two health experts available for interview on several marathon-related topics.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston has two health experts available for interview on several marathon-related topics.
26-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston has two pancreatic cancer experts available for interview

7-Mar-2019 4:05 PM EST

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A teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) is renowned for excellence in patient care, biomedical research, teaching and community service. Located in the heart of Boston's medical community, it hosts nearly three quarters of a million patient visits annually in and around Boston.

The medical center is distinguished by its excellence in surgery (including general, cardiovascular, thoracic, gastrointestinal, solid organ transplant and vascular surgery), with minimally invasive approaches to many procedures. BIDMC is also known for treatment of cardiac conditions, cancer, and pulmonary and thoracic disorders; and for our expertise in neurosciences, gastroenterology and liver disease, obstetrics and women's health, podiatry, and emergency and trauma medicine. BIDMC is the official hospital of the Boston Red Sox.

BIDMC provides an exceptionally caring environment for patients and families, especially through its "heart and soul" programs - geriatric care, social work, palliative care and affiliated community health centers.

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Jennifer Kritz
Senior Director of Communications
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

jkritz@bidmc.harvard.edu

617-667-7301

Jacqueline Mitchell
Senior Science Communications Manager

jsmitche@bidmc.harvard.edu

617-667-7306

Chloe Meck
Media Relations Specialist
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

cmeck@bidmc.harvard.edu

617-667-7367

Lindsey Diaz-MacInnis
Senior Media Specialist

ldiaz2@bidmc.harvard.edu

617-667-7372

Teresa Herbert
Senior Manager of Communications
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

therbert@bidmc.harvard.edu

617-667-7305

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