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SOLD OUT

For some reason, when something is “sold out” it’s value is increased dramatically. The housing market in Boston has gone a bit wild recently, because of the lack of availability of homes on the market. This has driven prices up more »

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Aphasia Awareness

Aphasia is a communication disorder that occurs frequently after someone experiences a brain insult; the most common cause is a stroke in the left hemisphere of the brain. More specifically, the communication impairment experienced by people with aphasia includes problems more »

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May WAS Better Hearing and Speech Month

If you read the “IHP News” you know that in May each year, associations and professionals and patients that care about speech and hearing celebrate these functions. I have procrastinated on a well-intentioned blog about May being “Better Hearing and more »

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Thinking About Nursing

It’s National Nurses Week. I am not sure why there is only one week where the nursing profession is celebrated, as so many other job categories have a whole month. If it were up to me it would be National more »

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Boston Marathon , Community, and the IHP

Community is where people come together to value each other, to find their identity in being part of something bigger than themselves, working together for the common good. Cardinal Sean O’Malley, April 18, 2013 What a week this has been. more »

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Thoughts on my visit to Partners in Health (PIH) in Haiti

I am happy to share this information from our former Associate Provost, Bette Ann Harris, who recently spent a week in Haiti with colleagues from Partners in Health.  Her comments highlight the wonderful work being done, as well as the more »

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Dear Colleagues and Friends, I hope that you are off somewhere enjoying this long weekend as a respite from your busy and important work. It is Sunday afternoon and it’s a snowy blowy day around the harbor. As many who more »

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Thanks to Everyone

Dear Colleagues and Friends, I hope that you are off somewhere enjoying this long weekend as a respite from your busy and important work. It is Sunday afternoon and it’s a snowy blowy day around the harbor. As many who more »

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Students Front and Center: 2013

In a few days, we will be back at our desks.   We will all begin planning for a new semester and a new calendar year of 2013 (Happy New Year).   New ABSN students will be arriving Jan 9 more »

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26 Random….

For the past several days, I have struggled with the horrible events of last Friday, December 14, 2012.  A shooter entered an elementary school and shot 6 teachers and 20 first graders.   As a parent and grandparent, as a professional, more »

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