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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
March 31, 2016

Dhruv Khullar (Mass General) authored this opinion piece suggesting that patients read their medical records as one way of improving record accuracy. 

March 31, 2016

This article discusses physical balance, citing research that shows balance training can prevent injuries, especially among those who grapple with recurring ankle-ligament problems. Balance training also tones muscles (especially the core), keeps us agile and improves posture. Daniel Merfeld (Mass Eye and Ear) is quoted. 

March 30, 2016

Anyone with an iPhone can support the study of athlete health and help researchers better understand the health issues that matter most to former NFL players. Alvaro Pascual-Leone (Beth Israel Deaconess) is quoted. Download the app here

March 29, 2016

Sushrut Jangi (Beth Israel Deaconess) authored this opinion piece on the current opioid epidemic in America.

March 29, 2016

Christopher Henderson (HMS student) and Nathaniel Morris (HMS student) co-authored this opinion piece about the Step 2 Clinical Skills test that approximately 20,000 medical students from U.S. and Canadian schools take each year. 

March 29, 2016

Jeffrey Redgier (McLean Hospital) authored this opinion piece about medicine’s dismissal of those with remarkable health-related recoveries are “flukes.”

March 29, 2016

Stacey Missmer (Brigham and Women's) authored a study finding that women with an excess growth of uterine lining tissue may also be at higher risk of coronary heart disease.

March 28, 2016

The National Labor Relations Board is revisiting a Bush-era decision that found that private universities are not required to recognize graduate student unions. A reversal of the decision would open the door for doctoral students at private universities to unionize. Several Harvard Medical School students are mentioned. 

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