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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
March 28, 2016

Hospitals are treating children with complex medical conditions, who number close to 3 million and may require a lifetime of coordinated care, at new dedicated clinics. Jay Berry (Boston Children's) is quoted. 

March 28, 2016

A comprehensive approach to patients — focused not only on what happens in the doctor’s office but also on how patients recover at home and how much their care costs — is changing how doctors care for them. Michael Chernew (HMS) is quoted. 

March 28, 2016

Medical researchers at Harvard University have created an app that lets former NFL players share how on-the-field injuries may still be affecting their brains and bodies. Alvaro Pascual-Leone (Beth Israel Deaconess) is quoted. Download the app here

March 28, 2016

Roughly a third of cancers are considered preventable and the lifestyle recommended to help avoid them is the focus of ongoing research to help cancer survivors live healthier, and perhaps longer, lives. Jennifer Ligibel (Brigham and Women's) is quoted. 

March 28, 2016

David Reich (HMS) co-authored research finding that populations in Oceania had populations had the highest percentage of ancient DNA – 2 percent Neanderthal and 5 percent Denisovan. Many people around the world have more Denisovan DNA than previously thought, which has contributed to their sense of smell and ability to thrive at high altitudes. 

March 26, 2016

This editorial discusses the significance of who advises presidential candidates. Steffie Woolhandler (Cambridge Health Alliance) is mentioned. 

March 26, 2016

Medical researchers at Harvard University have created an app that lets former players share how on-the-field injuries may still be affecting their brains and bodies. Alvaro Pascual-Leone (Beth Israel Deaconess), the principal investigator of TeamStudy, is quoted. Download the app here

March 25, 2016

Experimental paper sensors that detect chemical or biological molecules have proved easy to use without the need for pricey equipment or trained specialists. Costing only pennies, they hold promise to be more sensitive than the rapid diagnostic kits on the market today. Ali Yetisen (Mass General) is quoted. 

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