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Ultrasound aids stroke treatment

...year, or 15 percent of the nation's stroke victims, doctors said. Imaging specialist Dr. Joseph Polak at New England Medical Center in Boston said more doctors should now consider adopting the technique. "It's a relatively big impact for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/18/liv_434766.shtml
Life & style
Low-fat, high-carb diet led to only moderate weight loss

...satisfy people looking for a cure for obesity, said Dr. Michael Dansinger, an obesity researcher at Tufts-New England Medical Center who was not involved in the study. "This is like losing the Super Bowl but claiming a second place victory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/04/liv_39985.shtml
Life & style
Cellular phones unlikely to trigger heart problems

...unless the talker holds the phone directly over his chest. Physicians at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, the New England Medical Center in Massachusetts and the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center studied 980 people with pacemakers. They...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/02/tec_212309.shtml
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Carotid artery thickness predicts likelihood of heart attack, stroke

...experiences any symptoms, said the study's lead author, Dr. Daniel O'Leary, chairman of radiology at Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston. "We've clearly shown in the older age group that this is the single most powerful predictor of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/07/tec_249530.shtml
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Study finds childrens' fate written in parents' weight

...were surprised to see how powerful this association is in early childhood," said Dr. William H. Dietz of New England Medical Center in Boston. "It is much more powerful than the weight of the child." Many other studies have shown that overweight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/25/ent_215115.shtml
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Electrical stimulation of stomach suppresses appetite

...my heart this is a very exciting breakthrough in our field." Shikora, head of bariatric surgery at Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston, presented the study in Fort Lauderdale at the annual scientific meeting of the American Association...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/14/liv_397045.shtml
Life & style
Edwards out for season after surgery

...very difficult to get stability in that knee again," said Dr. John Richmond, director of sports medicine at New England Medical Center in Boston, prior to the operation. "You have to worry about both stability and flexibility, and that's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/17/oth_253677.shtml
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Neely tries for comeback with Bruins

...presence in front of the net as he was in the community. Neely helped to create the Cam Neely Foundation at the New England Medical Center, a home for families of patients with cancer. The disease killed Neely's parents. While playing with an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/12/hoc_244473.shtml
Hockey
Popularity of obesity surgery makes dramatic gains

...million people would qualify for the surgery, said Dr. Scott Shikora, head of bariatric surgery at Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston. Tufts, which has the city's largest obesity surgery program, closed to new patients for nearly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/09/liv_389816.shtml
Life & style
Celtics star set for season

...1993. Pierce didn't realize how close he came to dying until after he spoke with doctors following surgery at New England Medical Center. If the knife had struck his chest "one inch left or one inch to the right," Pierce said, "I probably wouldn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/28/nba_302819.shtml
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