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  • October 30, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

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    It is not uncommon for relatives to donate organs to help save or improve the lives of their loved ones. UMass Memorial Medical Center hosted a father and daughter in their surgery room recently with a totally different story. 

  • October 24, 2014 - Worcester Business Journal

    UMass Medical School Gets $7.5 Million to Fight Ebola

    Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen is contributing $100 million through his Paul G. Allen Family Foundation to help battle the Ebola epidemic in Africa. The University of Massachusetts Medical School is the beneficiary of $7.5 million of that total and plan to use the grant to help rebuild the health care system in Liberia.

  • October 17, 2014 - Worcester Magazine

    “You can’t miss a kid who comes into the NICU with neonatal abstinence syndrome,” said Worcester neonatologist Stuart Weisberger, MD, who provides medical care for drug-affected and other babies in UMass Memorial Medical Center’s neonatal intensive care unit.

  • September 25, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

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    Flu season will begin soon, and now is the time to think about prevention. Richard Ellison III, MD, UMass Memorial hospital epidemiologist, was interviewed regarding flu symptoms, treatment and prevention, including flu vaccination and proper hand hygiene. 

  • September 19, 2014 - Worcester News Tonight

    Families and caregivers alike shared in a special ceremony announcing a new multidisciplinary Down Syndrome Center at UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center, made possible by funding secured by State Senator Richard Moore. 

  • September 13, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

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    Families across Central Massachusetts enjoyed games, cake and bounce houses at the NICU’s 40th birthday celebration. Former NICU graduates came together to be reunited with the doctors, nurses and staff who cared for them.

  • September 12, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

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    NICU nurses share their stories about how technology and advances over the past 40 years have helped change the way newborns are cared for.