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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
September 30, 2014

Even if you can't hear low-frequency sounds, it doesn't mean these sounds have no effect on your ears. M. Charles Liberman, the Harold F. Schuknecht Professor of Otology and Laryngology at Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, is quoted.Read the full article 

September 30, 2014

Colon cancer patients who are overweight or obese when diagnosed appear to face a slightly higher risk for developing a second weight-related cancer, new research suggests. Andrew Chan, associate professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted.Read the full article 

September 29, 2014

Felicia Knaul, associate professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is profiled. Her work to address cancer care inequities around the world is the highlight of this article.Read the full article 

September 29, 2014

In the last few decades, the number of students choosing to supplement their M.D. degrees with others in different disciplines is climbing, and more schools have begun offering joint Ph.D., MPH, and MA programs. Sachin Jain, lecturer on health care policy; and Vinod Nambudiri and Alexi Nazem, both clinical fellows in medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, are quoted. Read the full article

September 29, 2014

Researchers argue in a recent report that Yelp can serve as an indicator of food poisoning outbreaks, and point to the food types that were the source of the bug. Elaine Nsoesie, research fellow in pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, is quoted. John Brownstein, associate professor of pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, is mentioned.Read the full article 

September 29, 2014

On Tuesday, the federal government is expected to release details of payments to doctors by every pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturer in the country. The information is being made public under a provision of the 2010 Affordable Care Act. Eric Campbell, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of research at the Mongan Institute for Health Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital is quoted. Read the full article 

September 29, 2014

Obesity and inflammation in late adolescence are associated with increased risk for colon and rectal cancer in adulthood, a new study of Swedish males suggests. Andrew Chan, associate professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted. Read the full article

September 29, 2014

With flu season approaching, public health officials hope a crowdsourcing app that tracks flu activity will gain additional traction. Florence Bourgeois, assistant professor of pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, is quoted. Read the full article 

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