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Summer 2023

The Success Story of HIV Treatment

Paul E. Sax, MD, clinical director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, walks through the history of HIV treatment and how COVID-19 research may help advance the cause of an HIV vaccine in the future.

Training the Next Top Docs

What is it like for young physicians training at the Brigham today? Current and past residents describe what makes the hospital a special place to learn the art and science of medicine.

Twin Brothers, Different Cancers

George and Greg were each diagnosed with cancer—two different types. They credit the Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center for giving them highly individualized treatment when they needed it most.

‘We Found a Heart for You’

After a stunning heart failure diagnosis, Michael Brennan trusted the Brigham’s cardiovascular experts with giving him a replacement heart and a second chance at life.

Breaking the Cycle of Ableism

In her inspiring talk for TEDxBoston, sports medicine specialist Cheri Blauwet, MD, advocates for inclusion and accessibility across healthcare, athletics, and society.

Finding Success

After a lifetime of weight struggles and dieting, Maya found supportive, multidisciplinary care—and success—in the Center for Weight Management.

Sex Differences for Skeptics

Janet Rich-Edwards, ScD, MPH, discusses best practices to find and replicate true sex and gender differences in health.

Stopping the Bleed in Ukraine

Brigham clinicians team up to create videos to teach Ukrainian civilians how to respond in the event of a traumatic injury.

Winter 2022

Healing in Action

Hear from young people in the Racial Recognition and Healing Project as they navigate structural racism, advantage, and social change.

Belonging Boosts Resiliency

Brigham leaders discuss how feelings of belonging can boost resiliency and well-being, especially in the workplace.

Finding Her Voice

Chief Resident Anita Chary, MD, PhD, shares her perspective as an emerging medical leader.

A Mindful Meditation

Enjoy this calming tour through the human brain, thanks to the Brigham’s advanced brain circuit imaging technology.

All About CAD

Marc Sabatine, MD, MPH, answers common questions about coronary artery disease.

Winter 2021

Erasing Immunity

Brigham researchers explain why the measles vaccine is more important than we knew.

Managing Stress and Anxiety

Brigham experts share tips for managing stress and anxiety while navigating COVID-19, social injustice, and other stressors.

Going for Gold

World-ranked swimmer and Brigham patient Morgan Stickney plans to compete in the Tokyo Olympics.

Back in Action

Justra underwent weight loss surgery at the Brigham to get back to the activities she enjoys most.

How to Save a Life

Bob underwent a lung transplant at the Brigham that restored his health and hope for the future.

Fall 2019

Student-Athlete Opioid Education

Student-athlete Alex White and Brigham experts discuss the importance of education in managing pain after injury to ensure the best outcomes.

Little Hats, Big Hearts

To raise awareness for congenital heart disease, Brigham staff, nurses, and doctors made 500 red hats for their newborn patients.

Texting and Driving

Regan Bergmark, MD, discusses her distracted driving research in this Boston 25 News interview.

A Changing Climate for Health

Is climate change making people sicker? Multi-disciplinary experts, convened by the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, explore this question together.

A New Leap

Brigham surgeons and scientists are expanding options for patients in need of an organ donation.

Audio Stories

Featuring the latest science and advice from the Brigham's experts, this audio series explores buzzworthy topics for healthy living.

Scanning for Clues

Get a closer look as the imaging team studies 16th-century mummies for historic health insights.

Winter 2019

Battling the Opioid Crisis

Healthcare thought leaders Atul Gawande, MD, MPH, and Vivek Murthy, MD, MBA, discuss the path forward through the opioid crisis.

Special Delivery

Watch as the newborn MRI system arrives by crane to be installed in its new home in the NICU.

Vetting Vitamin D

Our nutrition experts explain how much of this popular dietary supplement is too much.

Star Treatment

A special visitor made a heart transplant patient’s day.

More Than Words

How the Laham family counted on the Brigham’s NICU nurses.

Mapping the Mind

Learn how Brigham neurosurgeon Alexandra Golby, MD creates maps of patients’ brains.

Summer 2018

Talking Genes

Hear how doctors like Robert Green, MD, MPH, help people understand results of home genetic testing.

A Matter of Time

Researchers have found a way to deliver HIV therapy with just one weekly pill.

Machine Learning

Keith Dreyer, DO, PhD, explains how artificial intelligence will transform healthcare.

In Good Hands

Mom Sedina Amuzu describes her emotional journey with her daughter, Brianna, who received care in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit after weighing under two pounds at birth.

Sweet Deal

Scientists are discovering the disease-fighting benefits of cocoa.

Sleeper Effect

Staying asleep can be harder as the years go by. Charles Czeisler, PhD, MD, and Elizabeth Klerman, MD, PhD, explain why.

Manuel’s Story

When teenager Manuel Sanchez Paniagua’s lung cancer began to spread, his radiation oncologists worked quickly to find him the right treatment in time.

Summer 2017

Making Medicine Personal

Lauren Stetson discusses her participation in the BabySeq Project with primary investigator Robert Green, MD, MPH.

Bringing the Hospital Home

David M. Levine, MD, describes his pilot project to safely bring hospital services to patients in their homes.

A New Way Forward

War veteran Brandon Korona successfully undergoes a new experimental amputation.

A Thankful Heart

Heart transplant recipient Brian Wade meets the family of his donor.

Will’s Journey

Learn more about how Will Lautzenheiser’s double arm transplant has changed his life.

Winter 2016/17

Stroke patient being interviewed on a couch

Retreat & Refresh Stroke Camp

Hear some members of Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital’s Stroke Support Group talk about their worry-free weekend at the camp.

BWH Patient discussing treatment at the new facility

New Building Opens on BWH Campus

Meet three patients who are already benefiting from the innovation and collaboration housed in this state-of-the-art facility.

Read Early and Often

The Brigham Baby Academy encourages parents to read to their babies early and often.

Dr. Charles Czeisler discussing the impact of sleep on health

Impact of Sleep on Health

Charles Czeisler, MD, PhD, chief of the Division of Sleep and Circadian disorders, discusses the consequences of sleep deprivation

Sharon Samuels before and after of a newly-approved ultrasound therapy performed at BWH.

A Life-Changing Treatment

Meet Sharon Samuels and see the before and after of a newly-approved ultrasound therapy performed at BWH.

Preventing Alzheimer’s

Reisa Sperling, MD, MMSc, director of the Center for Alzheimer Research and Treatment, discusses possible Alzheimer’s treatment.