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April 17, 2013

Dr. David Mooney sees bleeding children all the time. As director of the trauma program at Boston Children's Hospital, he knows how to soothe overreacting kids and their parents, and most times "the wounds aren't quite as bad as advertised," he said. Monday was different. Monday left him speechless. The children being hauled into Boston Children's Hospital didn't need to say a word to express the severity of the explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

April 16, 2013

Jeffrey Karp, HMS associate professor of medicine, and his team at Brigham and Women’s Hospital have spent many years developing medical adhesives, constantly looking to nature for inspiration.

April 16, 2013

U.S. News’ e-book, How to Live to 100, contains money, health and happiness keys to more enriching and, possibly, longer lives. Nancy Keating, HMS associate professor of health care policy, was featured in the video.

April 16, 2013

Hospitals make money from their own mistakes because insurers pay them for the longer stays and extra care that patients need to treat surgical complications that could have been prevented, a new study finds. Atul A. Gawande, HMS professor of surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital, is an author of the study.

April 16, 2013

A city whose hospitals and physicians are renowned for research and cutting-edge surgical innovations faced a starkly different challenge Monday, treating scores of injuries more commonly found in a war zone.

April 15, 2013

Last fall, a consensus panel convened by the American Diabetes Association and the American Geriatrics Society warned that while doctors know how to help middle-aged patients prevent and manage diabetes, far less is known about managing older adults. Medha Munshi, HMS assistant professor of medicine at Joslin Diabetes Center, is quoted.

April 14, 2013

Erin Evans, HMS research fellow in medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is testing an experimental light for the International Space Station.

April 14, 2013

According to researchers, mindfulness meditation, and learning to quiet the mind and get rid of negative thoughts can reduce stress and improve your health. David Vago, HMS instructor in psychiatry at Brigham and Women's Hospital, is quoted.

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