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COBTH in the News

Pig kidney transplanted into human for first time ever at Massachusetts General Hospital

March 21, 2024

WBZ News

For the first time ever, surgeons at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston transplanted a pig kidney into a living human patient.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center cardiologist to be honored by American Heart Association

March 18, 2024

American Heart Association

Robert E. Gerszten, MD, will receive the Paul Dudley White Award at the 2024 Boston Heart and Stroke Ball

New effort at Massachusetts hospital connects families with mental health care

February 23, 2023


Anew pilot program at Massachusetts General for Children is pairing pediatricians at MGH's primary care practices with mental health clinicians. The idea is to provide help and services as part of every day care.

Nonprofit Hospitals Can Improve Community Health Through Housing Investments

February 21, 2023

Center for American Progress

Ensuring that housing investment returns are part of a revolving set of funds that are ultimately reinvested back into the community, as Boston Medical Center has committed to doing, can help honor the community benefit requirement and maximize impact on community health.

Mental health tips for kids, parents during school vacation week

February 20, 2023


Dr. Erica Lee, a psychologist at Boston Children's Hospital, answers questions about how families can handle the disruption that comes with school vacations.

New UI cancer research inspired by latte foam

February 19, 2023

Daily Iowan

“It’s such a simple concept that you can put gas into these foams, and the foams themselves are things that you’d find in restaurants or in the grocery store,” Leo Otterbein, a contributor of the research from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, said.

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