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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
January 11, 2015

Angelo Volandes, assistant professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, wrote this opinion peice about end-of-life care in America. 

January 9, 2015

Paul Farmer, Kolokotrones University Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine and head of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, coauthored this opinion peice about the challenge of developing health care infrastructure that faces Partners In Health leader Gary Gottlieb. 

January 9, 2015

Judith Edersheim, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, authored this article about the trail of alleged  Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokahar Tsarnaev. 

January 8, 2015

Large employers are increasingly putting an end to their most generous health-care coverage as a tax on “Cadillac” insurance plans looms closer under Obamacare. Michael Chernew, Leonard D. Schaeffer Professor of Health Care Policy, is quoted. 

January 7, 2015

Robert C. Green, associate professor of medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, participated in an interview about privacy and genetic information.

January 7, 2015

A new gene therapy may reverse hearing loss by stimulating the regrowth of microscopic hair cells in the inner ear, allowing people to hear. Jeffrey Holt, associate professor of otology and laryngology at Children's Hospital Boston, is quoted.

January 7, 2015

arvard University has long played an outsized role in spurring the growth of the Boston area’s life sciences industry, but the school’s contributions have largely unfolded behind the scenes. But as plans progress for an “enterprise research campus” that could house biomedical companies in Boston’s Allston neighborhood in coming years, Harvard officials have begun to take stock of the university’s place in the region’s innovation economy. Alan Garber, provost of Harvard Universtiy and Mallinckrodt Professor of Health Care Policy, is mentioned.

January 5, 2015

While working the night shift has been previously associated with higher risk for cardiovascular disease and cancer, a new study is also links it to a higher risk in women for all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality, as well as lung cancer mortality. Eva Schernhammer, associate professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is quoted.

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