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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
September 22, 2014

Research continues to mount that the “freshman 15”—a theory that college freshmen gain 15 pounds during their first year—may be false. I-Min Lee, professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is quoted.Read the full article

September 22, 2014

Suzanne Koven, assistant professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, authored this article about the role primary care physicians can play in preventing suicide.Read the full article

September 22, 2014

While tending to the needs of elderly patients in the emergency room, doctors and nurses may miss an important health issue hiding in plain sight: many older patients are apparently malnourished. Shan Woo Liu, assistant professor of surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted.Read the full article

September 22, 2014

Robert Waldinger, clinical professor of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, participated in an interview about the health hazardous of chronic stress.Read the full article

September 22, 2014

Claire McCarthy, assistant professor of pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, authored this blog post about physically disciplining children.Read the full article

September 22, 2014

Four major healthcare providers came out in support of a ballot initiative that would require businesses to provide earned sick time for their employees. Mark Schuster, William Berenberg Professor of Pediatrics and chief of general pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, is quoted.Read the full article

September 20, 2014

Formed two years ago, a quartet uses music to explore mental illness from a different angle, performing for patients as well as fellow medical professionals looking to learn more about the mysteries of the human mind. Justin Chen, instructor in psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital; and Tai Katzenstein, instructor in psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, are quoted.Read the full article

September 19, 2014

For severely neglected children ‹ such as the 3-year-old and a 5-month-old kept hidden, and in isolation, in a house in Blackstone ‹ rescue from parents unwilling or unable to provide for the most basic needs is only the beginning of a recovery process. It can take years if it happens at all, experts on child development say, to reverse years of isolation and neglect. Charles Nelson, professor of pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital, is quoted.Read the full article

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