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One Physician Assistant's Recent Mission in Malawi

This past April, one of our wonderful physician assistants, Elisabeth MacDonald, traveled to Malawi where she spent two weeks in the Kasungu District as part of the nonprofit organization Bridges...

Men's Health Month: A Roundup of Helpful Resources

We originally published this post on June 11, 2018. We reviewed and updated it in the spring of 2019.

In honor of Men's Health Month, we're rounding up some of our best resources on various...

The Axumin PET Scan – What You Need to Know

Dr. Stephen Sweriduk is the medical director for Shields MRI. As the medical director, he is responsible for the clinical oversight of the entire network, including quality assurance, protocol...

Introducing Shock Wave Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction is incredibly common. According to a study from the Cleveland Clinic, "approximately 40% of men are affected at age 40 and nearly 70% of men are affected at age 70." 

May 2019 is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

Often called the "silent disease," bladder cancer affects people of all ages, races, and backgrounds.

According to the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN), more than 80,000 people will be...

Chronic Pelvic Pain Caused by Myofascial Pelvic Pain Syndrome

Dr. Angel Marie Johnson, our urogynecologist and the director of our Women's Health Center in Dedham, discusses a source of chronic pelvic pain that she sees in many of her patients: myofascial...

Cranberry for Recurrent UTIs & Other FAQs

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are no fun. The pain, the burning, the constant need to "go," and the frustration from being unable to—it's enough to make a grown man cry. In the movie The Green...

7 Quick Facts about Vasectomies

As you can imagine, we get many questions regarding vasectomies. Below, you'll find a roundup of seven quick facts. 

Quick Primer on Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy at GBU

We're now offering pelvic floor physical therapy to GBU patients in our Dedham Care Center. Alicia Jeffrey-Thomas is our wonderful pelvic floor physical therapist.

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