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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
January 20, 2016

The Pavlok device can offer a shock, a beep, or a vibration to help you break a bad habit. Lisa Coyne (McLean Hospital) is quoted.

January 20, 2016

Robert C. Green (Brigham and Women's) writes on people's interest in genetic testing for both prediction and for a better understanding of conditions they or their family members already have. 

January 20, 2016

Two physicians, both LGBT health advocates, explain why LGBT patients may want to share their sexual orientation with their doctors. Harvey Makadon (Beth Israel Deaconess) is quoted. 

January 19, 2016

Though prior research warns that sleep deprivation may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, a new, small study suggests that "catch-up" sleep might reverse that risk in the short-term. Frank Scheer (Brigham and Women's) is quoted. 

January 19, 2016

A recent survey of 15,800 physicians across the United States found that 40 percent of physicians reported having biases toward certain groups of patients. Joseph Betancourt (Mass General) is quoted. 

January 19, 2016

Michael Bennett (Beth Israel Deaconess) writes about his experience working with patients with moderate to severe mental illness over the past 30 years. 

January 19, 2016

A medical program for low-income first-time mothers combines social services with the latest in brain science. Charles Nelson (Boston Children's) is interviewed.  



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