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In this week's edition: "Sweet Support," "Caring for chronic wounds," "A dose of happiness," and more.

Stories in the 02/14/2014 Issue of Hotline

A dose of happiness

Alix Chaguan, 34, is one of many adults with Down syndrome who also was born with debilitating heart disease.

A model mentor

Isaac Schiff, MD, chief of MGH Vincent Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, was presented with the 2013 John T. Potts Jr., MD, Faculty Mentoring Award during a Feb. 12 celebration in the Trustees Room.

A positive partnership

When Cindy Candamil was ready to give birth to her second child at the MGH, she became one of the first patients to benefit from a budding partnership between the midwives of the MGH Vincent Obstetrics and Gynecology Department and Birthing Gently.

Caring for chronic wounds

With rising life expectancy in the U.S. and the increasing prevalence of chronic medical conditions, the need for advanced treatment of chronic wounds also is on the rise.

Happy New Year!

On Feb. 8, the MGH Chinese Scientists and Staff Association hosted its annual Lunar New Year’s Day Party to welcome the Year of The Horse.

Sweet support

Amanda Darling, RN, awoke to a voicemail requesting she return the call regarding the results of a core biopsy on a suspicious lump in her breast.

What's Happening: Feb. 14, 2014

What's Happening: Feb. 14, 2014

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