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September 22, 2014

Claire McCarthy, assistant professor of pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, authored this blog post about physically disciplining children.Read the full article

September 22, 2014

Four major healthcare providers came out in support of a ballot initiative that would require businesses to provide earned sick time for their employees. Mark Schuster, William Berenberg Professor of Pediatrics and chief of general pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, is quoted.Read the full article

September 20, 2014

Formed two years ago, a quartet uses music to explore mental illness from a different angle, performing for patients as well as fellow medical professionals looking to learn more about the mysteries of the human mind. Justin Chen, instructor in psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital; and Tai Katzenstein, instructor in psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, are quoted.Read the full article

September 19, 2014

For severely neglected children ‹ such as the 3-year-old and a 5-month-old kept hidden, and in isolation, in a house in Blackstone ‹ rescue from parents unwilling or unable to provide for the most basic needs is only the beginning of a recovery process. It can take years if it happens at all, experts on child development say, to reverse years of isolation and neglect. Charles Nelson, professor of pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital, is quoted.Read the full article

September 19, 2014

Rashi Fein, a Harvard economist considered one of the fathers of Medicare, who threw his intellectual and moral weight behind full, affordable healthcare for nearly seven decades, stretching from the Truman administration to the Obama presidency, died Sept. 8 in Boston. Fein was a professor of economics of medicine in the Departmentof Social Medicine, Emeritus.Read the full article

September 18, 2014

Kristin Krukenberg and Jessica Polka, postdoctoral research fellows at HMS, participated in a Q&A about their upcoming conference, the Future of Research.Read the full article

September 18, 2014

It has been more than 40 years since President Richard Nixon signed the National Cancer Act. The law was designed to bolster efforts to find cures for cancer. Some recent advances in research have led a number of doctors to call for a rethinking of our entire approach to cancer. Jerome Groopman, the Dina and Raphael Recanati Professor of Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, was a guest on the show.Read the full article

September 18, 2014

Donald Ingber, Judah Folkman Professor of Vascular Biology at Boston Children’s Hospital and director of the Wyss Institute, authored this article about a dialysis-like therapeutic device that could radically transform the way doctors treat sepsis.Read the full article

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