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June 13, 2012

Hebrew SeniorLife and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, along with Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at BIDMC, have signed a formal preferred provider agreement.

June 13, 2012

Researchers have taken a detailed look at another set of bacteria that may play even bigger roles in health and disease: the 100 trillion good bacteria that live in or on the human body. Curtis Huttenhower, assistant professor of computational biology and bioinformatics at HSPH, co-led several of the analyses.

June 13, 2012

Medical checklists have helped improve surgical safety and eliminate bloodstream infections. Now physicians will study their effect on advance care planning for cancer patients. Susan D. Block, HMS professor of psychiatry at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, was the lead researcher of the study.

June 13, 2012

Local leaders said that they were impressed by what they saw during their recent tour of the New England Primate Research Center.

June 12, 2012

Women physician-scientists are paid much less than their male counterparts, researchers found, with a salary difference that over the course of a career could pay for a college education, a spacious house, or a retirement nest egg. JoAnn Manson, Michael and Lee Bell Professor of Women's Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is quoted.

June 12, 2012

Several hundred people are expected to gather at Camp Harbor View on Moon Island in Boston Harbor Wednesday evening to toast outgoing Partners HealthCare Chairman Jack Connors.

June 12, 2012

Author Ronald Schouten, HMS associate professor of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, was interviewed on the Emily Rooney Show about his new book he co-authored called, “Almost a Psychopath.”

June 11, 2012

Recent investigations of memory formation raise fascinating questions about how young children store and retrieve experiences and information. Charles Nelson, HMS professor of pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, is quoted.

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