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Spine Surgery: When Is It Right for You?
At the Comprehensive Spine Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, spine surgeons strive to ease back pain with the least amount of surgery possible.
2018 BRIght Futures: You Decide Who Receives $100,000 to Fund Their Project
The annual BRIght Futures Contest is underway. You can vote to help determine which medical innovator will win the $100,000 prize for their project. Cast your vote today!
Get Flu Shot this Year, to Avoid Repeat of Last Season’s Dangers
Following the most dangerous flu season in decades, physicians are encouraging flu vaccination as the best way to prevent winter misery — especially for people who are most at risk.
Back or Neck Pain? Surgery is the LAST Option
Unless you are experiencing neurological problems, such as sciatica (nerve pain down the legs), weakness or numbness in their arms or legs, or severe pain, surgical treatment is the last option for back or neck pain.