Severe period pain could be a sign of endometriosis—a lifelong condition that happens when tissues similar to those in the uterine lining grow in other places. Louise Perkins King, MD, JD, gynecologic surgeon, shares more about this condition and how it is treated.
Pregnancy is a time of profound change for the body. In addition to causing familiar symptoms like morning sickness and back pain, pregnancy also can put strain on the heart. Katherine Economy, MD, maternal-fetal medicine specialist, shares more about how heart disease is diagnosed and treated during pregnancy.
Fentanyl has come to play a major role in drug overdoses and substance use disorders across the United States. Joji Suzuki, MD, MSc, director of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry, answers common questions about fentanyl and signs and symptoms of opioid addiction.
The Summer 2023 issue of Brigham magazine highlights the hospital’s efforts to advance reproductive health, sex-specific medicine and research, and gender-affirming care.Read the Summer 2023 Issue
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