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By - 9/29/13 - 10:28 am

A steam main at Mass. General gave way this morning, sending a thick plume of steam into the air - and generating a wicked loud noise. Jacob Baime, who took the video, reports:

The noise was so loud it startled me awake.

He adds that by 9:30 a.m., everything was calm again.... Read more

By - 2/26/13 - 4:24 pm

At the explosion scene. Photo by Brandon Abbs.At the explosion scene. Photo by Brandon Abbs.

The Boston Fire Department reports something exploded inside a Mass. General lab at the Charlestown Navy Yard this afternoon, showering one worker with glass.... Read more

By - 7/23/12 - 3:29 pm

Nature reports on some interesting work done by a team of researchers at Harvard and Mass. General, who found inspiration at the jellyfish exhibit at the New England Aquarium.

"We took a rat apart and rebuilt it as a jellyfish," one of the researchers said. But don't worry - they're not all sitting around in... Read more

By - 8/3/11 - 8:57 am

WBUR reports on possible effects of research cuts on teaching hospitals in Massachusetts, which bring in more federal science funds per capita than any other state - some $2.4 billion just from the National Institutes of Health last year.

By - 7/27/11 - 2:10 pm

The first 80 people who donate blood on Thursday at Mass. General get a free lunch provided by Redbones Barbecue of Somerville.

Directions and hours.

By - 5/4/11 - 7:52 am

The Times reports nobody at Mass. General seems to know what ABC was talking about when it claimed DNA samples from Bin Laden's dead sister were used to confirm his identity. The initial report, which did not identify Mass. General specifically, was by Brian Ross.

By - 2/24/11 - 5:53 pm

CommonHealth reports on the fine for the "potential violation" of a federal patient-privacy law caused when an employee lost 40 to 50 patient records on the T in 2009.

By - 1/8/11 - 12:26 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports torches being used to remove a cooling tower atop 165 Cambridge St. started a fire around 10:40 a.m.

The fire was contained to the cooling tower and there were no injuries, the department says, adding damage was about $100,000.... Read more

By - 7/30/10 - 11:16 pm

Galen Loving, a researcher at Mass. General, reports he accidentally left a laptop at Anna's Taqueria in Davis Square around 7 p.m. on Thursday - and that it's now missing:

The computer has important data on it regarding work we've been doing to study pancreatic cancer. The research data contained within the computer is far more important than the computer itself. If anyone has

... Read more
By - 4/29/10 - 12:37 pm
Flavell

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted David Flavell, 40, of trying to rape a woman in a Mass. General restroom last October, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office says.

Flavell was found guilty on charges of assault with intent to rape, two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and one... Read more

By - 3/14/10 - 1:38 pm

Dr. Michael Bailin demonstrates an awake endotracheal intubation at Mass. General - on himself:

Via Dr. T, herself an anesthesiologist, who watched the video admiringly.

By - 3/6/10 - 10:57 am

By Medicare inspectors, the Globe reports.

By - 2/21/10 - 12:06 pm

The Globe reports on the problem of sensors that could save patient lives being turned off or simply ignored.

By - 11/2/09 - 2:40 pm

PelosiFrancis Pelosi, 56, of Boston, was arrested around 7 p.m. yesterday after he locked himself in an emergency-department men's room at Massachusetts General Hospital, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

While arguing with hospital staff and police trying to get him out, Pelosi allegedly threatened to kill the Chelsea police chief, the DA's office says,... Read more

By - 10/29/09 - 4:51 pm

The following is a statement by Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley on preliminary findings into the death of Jay Carciero, 37, of Reading, at 50 Staniford St. on Oct. 27:

As you know, the homicide units of my office and the Boston Police Department are investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting at 50 Staniford St. That investigation remains ongoing, with many steps to complete before we... Read more
By - 10/27/09 - 3:49 pm

Boston Police report a psychiatric patient was fatally shot by an off-duty security guard after he attacked a doctor with a knife this afternoon in a Mass. General building on Staniford Street.

Police say the security guard, who does not work for Mass. General, shot Jay Carciero, 37, of Reading, "multiple times" after he had stabbed the doctor repeatedly. Both victims were taken to... Read more

By - 10/27/09 - 1:29 pm

David Flavell, charged with attacking and attempting to rape a woman in a Mass. General restroom on Thursday was ordered sent to a secure unit at Bridgewater State Hospital for observation for 20 days to determine whether he's competent for trial, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. He's next scheduled to appear in Boston Municipal Court on Nov. 16 for a status hearing.... Read more

By - 10/23/09 - 7:51 am
Flavell

Boston Police report David Flavell, 40, was arrested after allegedly attacking a woman in a hospital restroom. According to police:

Preliminary investigation, at this time, indicates that the victim was assaulted by the suspect but that no sexual assault occurred.

Flavell is scheduled for arraignment today in Boston Municipal Court on charges of assault... Read more

By - 10/5/09 - 9:56 am

Mass. High Tech reports Jack W. Szostak won for his work in with telomerase and telomers, which help protect chromosomes.

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