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Advanced life support ambulances for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest cost lives

How our brains and bodies change as we fall asleep

Testing tumor biopsies directly

Study finds DNA replication timing varies among people. VIDEO

Molecular signal may contribute to aging-related diseases

Seasonal flu is back and vaccination is our best defense

HMS in the News

November 18, 2014

A Harvard neuroscience professor has found that children of the indigenous population of the central Andes have been exposed to dangerously high levels of lead and mercury through the breast milk of their mothers. S. Allen Counter, Jr., clinical professor of neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital, led the research.

November 18, 2014

A Department of Education investigation into Harvard’s response to a sexual harassment case at the Medical School led the school to change how it handled such allegations in 2008, according to federal documents recently obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request.

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