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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
November 1, 2014

A new magnetic-stimulation machine shows promise for the immediate treatment of depression. Bruce Cohen, Robertson-Steele Professor of Psychiatry at McLean Hospital, led the research. Michael Rohan, lecturer on psychiatry at McLean Hospital, is quoted. 

October 23, 2014

The car-service at the tap of a smartphone announced a one-day UberHEALTH pilot program in partnership with Harvard Medical School’s Vaccine Finder program to deliver free flu shots on-demand. John Brownstein, associate professor of pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, is quoted. Read the full article

October 23, 2014

Paul Farmer, Kolokotrones University Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine and head of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, authored this essay about the reasons for Ebola’s rapid spread and how stronger global health systems can help stop it. Read the full article

October 21, 2014

Nearly a year after President Obama chose a Brookline doctor to be the next surgeon general, the 37-year-old nominee is still waiting to be confirmed by the Senate, even as the administration seeks public health leadership amid the Ebola scare. Vivkek Murthy, instructor in medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is the surgeon general nominee.Read the full article

October 21, 2014

Hundreds of dietary supplements containing illegal drugs have been voluntarily recalled from the market in recent years at the urging of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, but a significant number have remained available for purchase with their same dangerous ingredients, according to a new study. Pieter Cohen, assistant professor of medicine at Cambridge Health Alliance, led the research. Read the full article

October 21, 2014

Emergency room physicians say that if proper protocols are applied, the risk posed by Ebola doesn’t have to be significantly more threatening than the dangerous situations and pathogens doctors face in their everyday work. Stephen Epstein, assistant professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is quoted. Read the full article

October 21, 2014

Lipi Roy, clinical instructor in medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, addresses Ebola and other current health issues in her radio segment.Read the full article

October 21, 2014

Hundreds of dietary supplements containing illegal drugs have been voluntarily recalled from the market in recent years at the urging of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, but a significant number have remained available for purchase with their same dangerous ingredients, according to a new study. Pieter Cohen, assistant professor of medicine at Cambridge Health Alliance, led the research. Read the full article

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