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October 20, 2014

While picking up a prescription for cholesterol-lowering medication, about one in 20 people with conditions such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or high blood pressure will also purchase cigarettes, a new study finds. Joshua Gagne, assistant professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, led the research. 

October 20, 2014

Walmart and its peers are offering a potentially valuable addition to the U.S. primary care system—bridging a gap between problems that can’t or shouldn’t wait for a visit to the doctor’s office and issues that require a trip to the emergency room. Ateev Mehrotra, associate professor of health care policy, is quoted. 

October 20, 2014

New research reports that scientists have reconstructed the genome of a man who lived 45,000 years ago, by far the oldest genetic record ever obtained from modern humans. David Reich, professor of genetics, is a co-author of the study.  

October 20, 2014

Wesley Boyd, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Cambridge Health Alliance, participated in an interview about the difficulty of accessing the mental health system. 

October 19, 2014

Jeff Karp, associate professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, participated in an interview about using bio-inspiration, materials science and stem cell biology to develop innovative medical technology. 

October 19, 2014

Those who practice “mindful commuting” say it brings tranquility to rush hour. Ronald Siegel, assistant clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Cambridge Health Alliance, is quoted.  

October 18, 2014

Alvin Poussaint, professor of psychiatry and faculty associate dean for student affairs, participated in a Q&A.  

October 18, 2014

Massachusetts General Hospital is in early discussions with two partners to build a full-service hospital in China. 

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