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September 23, 2013

As advanced technology continues to create unprecedented comfort, convenience and choice, how can parents instruct children in the value of hard work and discipline? Richard Bromfield, HMS clinical instructor in psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is quoted.

September 23, 2013

A major new cancer study suggests that when it comes to cancer, nagging wives may just save lives. Nagging husbands too, of course. Ayal Aizer, HMS clinical fellow in radiation oncology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is the lead author.

September 22, 2013

Three buildings near Harvard University’s Longwood campus were evacuated after a nitrogen leak.Read the full article

September 22, 2013

How a coat united one group of women with cancer in a quest to live differently. The article was written by a Dana-Farber Cancer Institute patient who discussed her experience in a class held at MGH-based Benson-Henry Institute.

September 22, 2013

During more than 50 years at Massachusetts General Hospital treating people with infectious diseases, Dr. Morton N. Swartz, an HMS professor of medicine, helped thousands of patients get well. Dr. Swartz, who was Mass. General’s chief of infectious diseases for 34 years and taught generations of Harvard Medical School students, died in the hospital Sept. 9 of complications of kidney failure. He was 89.

September 20, 2013

A nap can ease the burden of a painful memory. While fast asleep, people learned that a previously scary situation was no longer threatening, scientists report in a new study. Edward Pace-Schott, HMS assistant professor of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted.

September 20, 2013

Got $50 million? Why putting your name on a Harvard building—and elsewhere—is so fun. Today, colleges, hospitals and other institutions offer all sorts of “naming opportunities.” Several naming opportunities at HMS are mentioned.

September 19, 2013

A new imaging study reveals abnormalities in the white matter of brains of people with schizophrenia. Dost Ongur, HMS associate professor of psychiatry at McLean Hospital, is the senior author.



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