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December 1 Flu Vaccination Deadline Approaching, Policy on Masks

Beginning Dec. 1, BWH and BWFH personnel who are not vaccinated for influenza for any reason, including a medical reason, will be required to wear a surgical or procedural mask while they are in patients’ rooms or patient care areas.

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Great American Smokeout: Kicking the Habit

Each year, in an effort to help Americans stop smoking, the American Cancer Society marks the third Thursday of November as the Great American Smokeout, a date for people to quit or make a plan to quit.

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Bio-Molecules in Human Breast Milk Stop Inflammation

In a new study published in Mucosal Immunology, BWH researchers report that human breast milk serves as a reservoir for bio-molecules that help to resolve inflammation and combat infection.

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Brigham Innovation Hub Hosts “Epic” Hackathon

Looking to shape the future of health care and develop solutions to the field’s vexing challenges, creative minds gathered in Cabot Atrium from Nov. 6 to 8 for the third annual BWH Hackathon.

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Safety & Security Corner

This week’s Safety & Security Corner shares an update on de-escalation training across BWH.

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In Memoriam: Anne Mazzella, Radiology

BWH and the Department of Radiology mourn the loss of Anne Mazzella, a radiologic technologist, who died earlier this year.

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Bulletin Bullets

News about upcoming hospital events, campaigns and other timely information for employees