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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
May 21, 2012

The New York Times featured an editorial yesterday about the risks of tanning beds and cites research conducted at HMS.

May 21, 2012

The proliferation of mobile and electronic technologies, both in the United States and overseas, has changed the way medicine is practiced, affecting both physicians and medical students. Mobile health at HMS is featured.

May 21, 2012

The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard accepted a Webby Award yesterday. The institute won the award, which recognizes the best of the Internet, in the science category.

May 21, 2012

Some studies have linked dietary fat to the development of dementia later in life. A new study suggests that the risk may depend on the type of fat consumed. Olivia I. Okereke, HMS assistant professor of psychiatry at Brigham and Women's Hospital, is the lead author of the study.

May 21, 2012

The number of teens in the U.S. with diabetes or prediabetes has skyrocketed in the last decade, jumping from 9 to 23 percent, new data finds. Lori Laffel, HMS associate professor of pediatrics at Joslin Diabetes Center, is quoted.

May 21, 2012

Jordan Smoller, HMS associate professor of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital participated in a Q&A about his new book, “The Other Side of Normal.”

May 20, 2012

Julie Silver, HMS assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, believes that the 12 million cancer survivors in the United States should have rehabilitation services provided as a standard part of cancer care.

May 18, 2012

Further coverage of the New England Primate Research Center.


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