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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
March 23, 2016

Classes that combine in-person discussions or clerkships with online learning can benefit medical students, experts say. Randall King (HMS) is quoted.  

March 23, 2016

Dhruv Khullar (Mass General) authored this piece about the causes of churning—cycling through different insurance plans—which leads to health and financial costs for individuals, states and insurance companies.

March 23, 2016

The public vigilance that immediately follows terrorist attacks, when people are on high alert for suspicious behavior, soon dissipates, according to a new study using data from the Boston Marathon bombings. Helen Farrell (Beth Israel Deaconess) is quoted. 

March 22, 2016

An estimated 176 million women worldwide and one in 10 women in the U.S. suffer from endometriosis, a disease in which tissue similar to the uterine lining grows outside the uterus. Marc Laufer (Boston Children’s) is quoted.  

March 22, 2016

A new book about Asperger's syndrome mentions Alvaro Pascual-Leone (Beth Israel Deaconess).

March 21, 2016

Sickle cell anemia affects approximately 100,000 adults in the United States. This article discusses potential barriers to care. Niraj Sharma (Brigham and Women's) is quoted.

March 20, 2016

When it comes to health issues that need immediate attention but aren’t life-threatening, more Americans are turning to urgent-care centers—and traditional health care providers are getting into the game. Ateev Mehrotra (HMS) is quoted.

March 19, 2016

A new partnership between Johns Hopkins University and a biotech company is raising pointed questions about potential conflicts of interest. Eric Campbell (Mass General) is quoted.



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