Aspirin and Your Health
Adding certain foods to your diet can reduce the risk of coronary heart disease by lowering unhealthy cholesterol levels, improving dilation of blood vessels, and combating elevated blood pressure. Learn more about a heart healthy diet.
BWHC President Betsy Nabel, MD, and Jeff Karp, PhD, a bioengineer at BWH, have been named to the TEDMED Editorial Advisory Board. As board members, and through their expertise, insights and wisdom, they will assist in shaping the content and speakers for TEDMED 2015. Read more.
Adults who have never received childhood vaccinations can have serious complications from diseases such as the flu. Those who did receive all the recommended vaccines as children, immunity against some diseases can gradually fade away.
Dr. Atul Gawande gives examples from his book of people who only had months to live but still maintained the quality of life that was important to them for as long as possible.