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Hip Replacement Returns Umpire to the Field
spotlight Hip Replacement Returns Umpire to the Field

“I immediately had less pain than before the surgery,” patient tells BMC.

Baston Sameuls, 58, has been living with hip pain for more than a decade. Over time, the pain worsened and began to affect his daily life more and more. Recently, an x-ray showed that his hip joint had degenerated to the point where it needed to be replaced.

Baston underwent hip replacement surgery in which the ball and socket joint was replaced with a titanium one.

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Boston Medical Center Study Aims to Reduce Opioid Deaths
in Select MA Communities by 40% in 3 Years

Boston Medical Center has been awarded an $89 million research grant to reduce opioid overdose deaths in Massachusetts communities in 3 years, from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. BMC’s study is part of the National Institutes of Health’s HEAL (Helping to End Addiction Long-term) Initiative to speed scientific solutions to stem the national opioid crisis.