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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
January 20, 2016

This article discusses the branding of the diet industry in America. Jean Fain (Cambridge Health Alliance) is quoted.

January 20, 2016

Northeastern University and the Harvard School of Dental Medicine are joining forces to launch the Nurse Practitioner-Dentist Model for Primary Care, inspired by the belief that oral health should be part of routine medical care. 

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 19, 2016

A new study led by Alexi Wright (Brigham and Women's) suggests that families of patients dying of cancer felt their loved one had better care and quality of life when they died in a hospice rather than in a hospital's intensive care unit.

January 19, 2016

A new study suggests that cancer patients in the United States may be twice as likely as those in six other industrialized countries studied to end up in the intensive care unit during their last six months of life. Lachlan Forrow (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. 



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