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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
February 2, 2016

Researchers begin to study if it is possible to transfer mothers' vaginal bacteria to babies born by C-section. Dennis Kasper (Brigham and Women's) is quoted.

February 2, 2016

Dan Barouch (Beth Israel Deaconess) co-authored a study that used cold viruses to deliver an experimental HIV vaccine to humans.

February 1, 2016

A new approach to treating early schizophrenia, which includes family counseling, results in improvements in quality of life that make it worth the added expense, researchers reported. Thomas McGuire (HMS) is quoted. 

February 1, 2016

Data brokers legally buy, sell and trade health information, but the practice risks may be undermining public confidence. Jerry Avorn (Brigham and Women's) is quoted.  

January 31, 2016

This article discusses the pros and cons of an annual physical. Ateev Mehrotra (HMS) is quoted. 

January 29, 2016

A recent study led by Torunn Yock (Mass General) suggests a new type of treatment called proton radiotherapy is as effective as standard photon (X-ray) radiation therapy in treating a common type of brain tumor in children. 

January 29, 2016

Three women are interviewed about living together since 1967. Richard S. Schwartz (McLean Hospital) is quoted.

January 29, 2016

The NFL released its injury data for the 2015 season, and the number of documented concussions from the preseason through the end of the regular season increased to 271 this season. The NFL had 206 documented concussions in 2014, 229 in 2013 and 261 in 2012. Elizabeth Nabel (Brigham and Women's president) is quoted. 



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