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Kelli O'Laughlin, MD and Mackenzie Bohlen, P.A, of Brigham and Women's Hospital, tell their story of treating victims of the #Marathon bombings, and explain why they were moved to participate in the Marathon this year. #BostonStrong  
Kelli O'Laughlin, MD and Mackenzie Bohlen, P.A, tell their story of treating victims of the Marathon bombings, and explain why they were moved to participate in the Marathon this year.
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There are several things to consider when becoming a multigenerational household, according to Dr. Olivia Okereke, academic director of the geriatric psychiatry program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School:
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Milk may be a useful weapon against #arthritis of the knee for women a new study says.

Researchers led by Dr. Bing Lu of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston also found that eating higher amounts of cheese had the opposite effect, speeding the progression of knee arthritis in women
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"The more we screen for cancer, the more we find it. But we could have saved some of these women the angst of being told they have cancer," said Nancy Keating, a researcher at Brigham and Women's Hospital and +HarvardMed School  and senior author of the study, which examined decades of screening data.

#mammograms #womenshealth #breastcancer  
A large study adds to the growing body of research concluding that screening mammograms save relatively few lives from breast cancer while finding many cancers that wouldn't have caused problems if left alone.
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As the weather warms up in the Northeast, many runners are either gearing up for the Boston Marathon or just heading out for an enjoyable jog around the neighborhood. 

BWH's Dr. Elizabeth Matzkin has some important advice for these runners on how to prevent overuse injuries, which account for over 20 percent of running injuries in the leg.

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New findings from Dr. Quoc-Dien Trinh of Brigham and Women's Hospital  fuels the ongoing debate about  robot-assisted radical #prostatectomy. 
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The Reny family established the Gillian Reny Stepping Strong Fund and assembled a team of runners to support trauma research at Brigham and Women's Hospital and to honor Gillian, 19, a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania.

Right after the bombing, Danielle, a 21-year-old pre-med student at Harvard, thought she would never run again. That quickly changed. She will be back to finish the race this year — for her sister, herself and her city. #BostonStrong  
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Beginning on April 7, a wall of Hope and Healing will be placed in the 75 Francis St. lobby at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). Everyone is invited to share reflections, messages of thanks and hope, and other sentiments related to the Boston #Marathon Bombings. 

If you wish to have your reflection hung on our Wall of Hope & Healing, please fill out a template and post it to our Facebook Wall. A member of our staff will then print it out and hang it for you. http://bit.ly/1kk3Z7D #BostonStrong 
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It's official - registration is now open for #climbamerica at Fenway Park on June 7th! Space is limited so register today to reserve your spot.

Please help us spread the word & raise awareness for heart disease by sharing this post! #hearthealth   #heartdisease   #climbathon  
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On March 3 in Boston, BWH Women's Health leaders, state and national representatives, and distinguished guests came together to discuss an urgent problem in #biomedical science.

"We must face the hard truth: research in women's health and #gender differences lags far behind the research in men's health care," said U.S. Senator (MA) Elizabeth Warren, who provided keynote remarks. 

Learn more about the Women's Health Summit: http://bit.ly/1hPx84B
#womenshealthsummit  
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