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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
April 20, 2012

The results of a study showed that administering psilocybin to terminally ill subjects could be done safely while reducing the subjects’ anxiety and depression about their impending deaths. John Halpern, HMS assistant professor of psychiatry at McLean Hospital, is also mentioned as a physician who used psychedelic drugs in an effort to ease end-of-life anxieties in two patients with Stage 4 cancer. 

April 20, 2012

Shiv Pillai, HMS professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, was interviewed for a Q&A with The Harvard Crimson.

April 20, 2012

Two Harvard graduate students, including HMS student Kristin Huang, have recently launched a campaign to ban smoking in all Harvard graduate student housing. Jonathan P. Winickoff, HMS associate professor of pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted.

April 19, 2012

For nearly a century, the third year of medical school has been a pivotal point in training, a crucial step in the development of professional skills and attitudes toward patients. Recently, however, the tradition of monthlong “rotations” – has come under fire. The Harvard Medical School-Cambridge Integrated Clerkship at Cambridge Health Alliance is highlighted as an innovative third-year program. David Hirsh, HMS assistant professor of medicine at Cambridge Health Alliance and director and co-founder of the innovative program, is quoted.

April 19, 2012

Continuing coverage of the New England Primate Research Center.

April 18, 2012

Warren Buffett’s revelation that his prostate cancer was diagnosed with the help of a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test threatens to reignite controversy that the medical community hoped had been settled last year over the usefulness of the test. Michael Barry, HMS clinical professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted.

April 18, 2012

What's the best way to recover from an illness or injury or surgery? Julie Silver, HMS assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, helps dispel 11 myths about healing.

April 18, 2012

A team led by researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital have devised a new, less-invasive technique that could one day be used to diagnose brain cancer and monitor a tumor’s response to treatment, without surgery. Anna Krichevsky, HMS assistant professor of neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, was the leader of the study.

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