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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
January 11, 2016

This editorial discusses global payment systems for health care. Haiden Huskamp (HMS) is quoted.  

January 11, 2016

As college campuses grapple with mental-health issues, researchers are trying new ways to bring treatment to students from ethnic-minority backgrounds, who experts say often don’t get the care they need and are more likely to have negative consequences due to their illness. Margarita Alegria (Mass General) is quoted. 

January 11, 2016

New analyses support the recommendation that for a woman of average breast cancer risk, beginning screening for the cancer at age 50 and undergoing mammograms every other year through age 74 reasonably balances the potential benefits and harms associated with screening. Harold Burstein (Dana-Farber) is quoted. 

January 11, 2016

Vitamin D is often touted as a supplement that everyone should take. Yet over the past several years, studies have shown that the vitamin appears to have a Goldilocks zone: too little or too much may be detrimental. Douglas Kiel (Beth Israel Deaconess) is mentioned. 

January 10, 2016

Peter Slavin (Mass General president) coauthored an op-ed piece on overlapping surgery practice. 

January 10, 2016

Claire McCarthy (Boston Children's) authored this opinion piece that argues for treating gun violence as a public health crisis.

January 8, 2016

Altaf Saadi (Mass General and Brigham and Women’s) writes about her experience as an American-Muslim doctor.

January 7, 2016

A group of 15 professors has begun searching for the replacement of Harvard Medical School Dean Jeffrey S. Flier, who will step down from his post in July.



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