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By adamg - 1/10/21 - 1:19 pm

NPR reports doctors are looking at why and have several possible explanations: Less exposure to other infectious diseases - due to isolation and better hygiene - better adherence to medical advice on inhalers and less air pollution.

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Pediatric Emergency Department Utilization for Asthma - the report by Children's Hospital.

By adamg - 4/22/20 - 4:59 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Hyde Park man on charges he smashed his way into two nurses' cars at the Children's Hospital garage earlier this month. Read more.

By adamg - 3/21/20 - 3:09 pm

Making Your Own Reusable Elastomeric Respirator For Use During Covid-19 Viral Pandemic N95 Shortage

Because this is where we are as a country these days (reminder: Massachusetts bid on three shipments of "personal protective gear" and was outbid by the federal government, which the Denier-in-Chief found hysterical).

H/t Katie Bell.

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By adamg - 4/9/19 - 8:47 pm

Boston Children's Hospital is suing a Saudi prince it says has reneged on a commitment to pay for the care of a baby with a rare disease that can only be treated with an incredibly expensive drug. Read more.

By adamg - 4/2/19 - 10:05 pm
Bloodmobile on High Street

A roving UHub photographer spotted a bloodmobile today parked outside Society on High on High Street - where crews had to spend a fair amount of time on Sunday blasting away all the blood from a brawl that left four men stabbed and bleeding all over the sidewalk early Sunday.

By adamg - 8/17/18 - 10:30 am

WBUR reports on Children's Hospital's new transgender surgery center - which only takes patients over 18 - and interviews its first surgical patient.

By adamg - 8/1/18 - 11:59 pm

A federal jury today convicted Martin Gottesfeld, 32, on one count of conspiracy to damage protected computers and one count of damaging protected computers for distributed denial-of-service attacks that disrupted the entire Longwood Medical Area and a Framingham residential youth treatment program. Read more.

By adamg - 9/13/17 - 1:38 pm

A federal judge ruled today a former researcher at Children's Hospital has no rights to the data on a laptop he tried to take with him when he left the hospital, because he never actually owned the device. Read more.

By adamg - 10/20/16 - 7:21 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports state regulators gave the go-ahead for the expansion, which will see an 11-story building rise on what is now a garden where patients and families go for breaks during care.

By adamg - 9/27/16 - 1:40 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports state health-care regulators are beginning to question whether the hospital's proposed $1-billion expansion could put another hospital out of business.

By adamg - 2/26/16 - 7:14 am

The Boston Business Journal reports on a hearing by the Department of Public Health on Children's proposal for a $1-billion expansion that would include building atop what is now Prouty Garden:

Advocates for the Prouty Garden, which included several Children’s doctors, protested against any plans that would supplant the space, citing the ashes of children who died that have been scattered in the garden or parents who brought their children there for healing.

By adamg - 2/17/16 - 12:31 pm
Gottesfeld

The US Attorney's office reports the arrest of Martin Gottesfeld, 31, on charges he worked with the group Anonymous to disrupt the Children's Hospital computer network over its handling of the Justina Pelletier case. Read more.

By adamg - 11/12/15 - 6:22 pm

Around 6:10 p.m., on the third floor of the hospital's Enders Building.

By adamg - 10/25/15 - 12:04 am

WBZ interviews the woman who drove her sick infant son 4 1/2 hours to Boston rather than going to a local hospital, sparking an Amber Alert that ended in her arrest - for outstanding warrants.

By adamg - 9/4/15 - 3:59 pm

Children's Hospital is suing a researcher who left the hospital last year, charging he took potentially valuable data related to the development of new drugs when he left for Vanderbilt University in Nashville. Read more.

By adamg - 8/27/15 - 2:55 pm
Proposed Children's Hospital bridge

Children's Hospital says a pedestrian bridge over Longwood Avenue would not only help "physically challenged patients and families with young children" avoid the cold, rain and Boston drivers, it would improve traffic on the narrow, crowded street. Read more.

By adamg - 8/17/15 - 1:45 pm

WBUR reports on the struggle to keep the hospital from putting up a new building on what is now Prouty Garden. The attorney general's office is involved because she oversees charities and garden supporters argue the garden is a charitable gift that can't simply be removed.

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