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October 3, 2014

The emergence this week of the first Ebola case in the United States — and the mistakes made by a Texas hospital that led to a delayed diagnosis — prompted Boston hospitals and primary care practices to review their emergency plans over the past two days and strengthen weak spots. Benjamin Kruskal, instructor in population medicine at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates; and Paul Biddinger, assistant professor of surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, are quoted.Read the full article

October 3, 2014

Atul Gawande, Samuel O. Their Professor of Surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital, authored this feature about halting the Ebola outbreak.Read the full article

October 2, 2014

Grant may help researchers prepare a clinical-grade HIV antibody. Dan Barouch, professor of medicine Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is leading the research.Read the full article 

October 2, 2014

The vast database, which was required under the new health care law, is likely to be closely scrutinized by researchers, insurers, consumer advocates and others. Aaron Kesselheim, associate professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is quoted.Read the full article

October 2, 2014

Eugene Beresin, professor of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital; and Steven Schlozman, assistant professor of  psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, authored this opinion piece about thoughtfully talking to children about Ebola.Read the full article

October 1, 2014

Boston Children's Hospital is treating four children with muscle weakness or paralysis that began soon after they were sickened by a respiratory virus, doctors said Tuesday. Mark Gorman, assistant professor of neurology at Boston Children's Hospital, is quoted.Read the full article 

October 1, 2014

Americans have a lingering discomfort with the topic of miscarriage, although 15 percent of pregnant women will experience a miscarriage this year. Alice Domar, associate clinical professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive biology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is quoted.Read the full article 

September 30, 2014

An online database, required by the recent health care law, provides a detailed look at the payments health care professionals receive from drug and medical device companies and is part of a broader push for transparency. Proponents say such disclosures are an important tool to help limit drug and device makers’ influence on doctors, but the website is being questioned by the industry, which says that technical problems and data inaccuracies limit its value. Reisa Sperling, professor of neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is mentioned.  Read the full article 


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