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February 6, 2013

Steven Schlozman, HMS assistant professor of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, authored this blog post about being on hold with an insurance company to gain approval for a treatment that his patient needed.

February 6, 2013

Craig Surman, HMS assistant professor of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, is interviewed about a new book he co-authored about ADHD.

February 6, 2013

In a striking settlement of a high-profile case, Carol Warfield, the Edward Lowenstein Distinguished Professor of Anaesthesia at HMS, who said she endured years of sexist treatment at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, will collect $7 million — and will have the hospital’s pain clinic named in her honor.

February 6, 2013

New research suggests that even if we can't live a few hundred years, we may at least be able to reverse some of the degenerative effects of what scientists call the “normal aging process.” David Scadden, co-chair of the Department of Stem Cell & Regenerative Biology at Harvard, was one of the researchers.

 

February 5, 2013

The potential cancer risk that younger adults face from exposure to CT scans pales in comparison to the actual threat posed by health conditions driving the use of the imaging technology, a new study indicates. Susanna Lee, HMS assistant professor of radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital, led the study.

February 5, 2013

Watching too much television and exercising too little might be at least partly to blame for a possible decline in the sperm counts of American men, a Harvard School of Public Health study suggests. Jorge Chavarro, HMS assistant professor of medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital and assistant professor of nutrition and epidemiology at HSPH, is the senior researcher. Alice Domar, HMS assistant clinical professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive biology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is also quoted.

February 4, 2013

In a new analysis from the National Institutes of Health, men who took calcium tablets were more likely to die of heart disease over more than a decade than those who didn't get extra calcium in supplement form. Howard Sesso, HMS associate professor of medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, is quoted.

February 4, 2013

Many cancer patients have found that poetry helps them cope with their feelings and experiences. Rafael Campo, HMS associate professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, says he uses poetry in his practice, offering therapy groups and including poems with the medical forms and educational materials he gives his patients.

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