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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
November 3, 2015

Preliminary testing of two long-acting injectable drugs indicates it might be possible to keep HIV at bay indefinitely with injections every month or two. Daniel Kuritzkes (Brigham and Women's) is quoted.

November 3, 2015

Many people may be willing to link their social media accounts to their medical records, a U.S. study suggests, a shift with the potential to improve care by giving doctors more insight into what makes patients tick. Elissa Weitzman (Boston Children’s) is quoted. 

November 3, 2015

An argument over the authenticity of ancient DNA is leading researchers to question a headline-making study which changed views on the dawn of farming in Western Europe. Pontus Skoglund (HMS) is quoted.

November 3, 2015

Cheri Blauwet (Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital) authored this article about the Americans with Disabilities Act.

November 3, 2015

Chain restaurants in the United States will be required to list calorie information on their menus starting in December 2016. But the few chains that already post the information beat out the competition in low-calorie offerings, according to a study led by Jason Block (Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute). 

November 2, 2015

Frank Scheer (Brigham and Women’s) is quoted in this article on how lack of sleep stresses the body. 

November 2, 2015

This fall HMS launched a new initiative to use more drama, dance and literature to help medical students become empathetic and reflective doctors. Ronald Arky (Brigham and Women’s) and Nancy Oriol (HMS) are mentioned, and  Joel Katz (Brigham and Women’s) and Lisa Wong (Mass General) are quoted. 

October 31, 2015

James Bradner (Dana-Farber) to become the second president of the Novartis Institutes. Kenneth Anderson (Dana-Farber) is quoted. 



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