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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
March 24, 2016

A special House committee has been empaneled to investigate fetal tissue research.

March 24, 2016

This article offers suggestions on how to talk to children about finances. Abigail Judge (Cambridge Health Alliance) is quoted. 

March 23, 2016

Roberta Herman (Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute) has been appointed executive director for the Group Insurance Commission.

March 23, 2016

Martha Murray (Boston Children’s) led a preliminary study to assess the safety of standard reconstructions of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears compared to that in an experimental procedure called bridge-enhanced ACL repair. Early results suggest that healing an original ACL tear without the usual grafts may be a viable option in the future.

March 23, 2016

An analysis of 20 studies found little evidence that standing desks were better for employees than sitting. JoAnn Manson (Brigham and Women's) is quoted. 

March 23, 2016

Experimental technologies to clean infected blood are raising hopes for new progress against an old killer: sepsis, a frighteningly common infection that kills more than 250,000 people a year in the U.S. alone. Daniel Kohane (Boston Children's) is quoted. 

March 23, 2016

Sari Reisner (Boston Children's) led research finding that the rate of psychiatric disorders and substance dependence among transgender women is 1.7 to 3.6 times greater than among the general population.

March 23, 2016

A study of Boston men over nearly 80 years reaffirms traditional beliefs about the value of friends and family. Robert Waldinger (Mass General) is quoted. 

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