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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
February 10, 2016

Experts estimate that 10 to 20 percent of incoming Syrians refugees to the U.S. will have war-related psychological problems warranting treatment. Richard Mollica (Mass General) is quoted.

February 10, 2016

John Peteet (Brigham and Women's) co-authored a study of doctor-assisted death for people with mental disorders. The study raises questions about the practice, finding that in more than half of approved cases, people declined treatment that could have helped, and that many cited loneliness as an important reason for wanting to die. 

February 10, 2016

Irene Davis (Spaulding) led a study looking at running injuries, one of the surprisingly understudied aspects of running. The study focuses, in part, on those rare long-time runners who have never been hurt.

February 10, 2016

Joshua Hutcheson's (Brigham and Women's) research looks at the importance of collagen protecting human arteries hardened by plaque against cardiovascular risk.

February 8, 2016

John Wyatt, whose retinal implant research aimed to restore sight to those diagnosed with macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa died Feb. 3. Joseph Rizzo (Mass Eye & Ear), who worked with Wyatt to launch the Boston Retinal Implant Project, is quoted. 

February 8, 2016

In the last two days before dying, many hospice patients cared for at home or in a nursing home were not seen by a doctor, nurse or social worker, a new study finds. Alexi Wright (Brigham and Women's) is quoted. 

February 8, 2016

Harvard medical and dental students in the newly formed Racial Justice Coalition delivered a petition to the office of Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust.

February 7, 2016

Peter Emerson (Cambridge Health Alliance) and Howard Shaffer (Cambridge Health Alliance) coauthored this article about the debate in the courts, and among regulators and elected officials, regarding fantasy sports and the experiences of those who play them.



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