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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
December 13, 2014

Eric Perakslis, instructor in pediatrics and executive director of the Center for Biomedical Informatics at Harvard Medical School, participated in a radio interview about cybersecurity in health care. 

December 12, 2014

A large, new study should reassure the millions of American women who have migraine: The debilitating headaches don't raise the risk for breast cancer. Rulla Tamimi, associate professor of medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, led the research.

December 10, 2014

Claire McCarthy, assistant professor of pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital, authored this blog post about the negative impact on children of parents' mobile device use.  

December 10, 2014

Wesley Boyd, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Cambridge Health Alliance, participated in a radio interview about the U.S. Senate committee’s report detailing the techniques the CIA used when it interrogated suspects in the years after the attacks of September 11. 

December 10, 2014

A small group of first-year residents at Brigham and Women’s Hospital took a few hours out of their exhaustingly hectic routines to visit the Museum of Fine Arts. The field trip is mandatory, part of a “ Humanistic Curriculum” the hospital runs in an effort to turn out more reflective, well-rounded physicians. Joel Katz, associate professor of medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, helped develop the program.

December 10, 2014

It’s not uncommon around the world to see doctors involved in torture. Reviewing the Senate Intelligence Committee’s newly released report, Atul Gawande, Samuel O. Thier Professor of Surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital, points to nearly a dozen individual examples of physicians playing a role in the CIA’s interrogation and treatment of detainees.

December 10, 2014

Harvard Medical School students joined students from some 40 other medical schools across the country Wednesday in protesting the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police and racial inequality in medical treatment.

December 10, 2014

An article about the proposed layoffs at Harvard Medical School's New England Primate Research Center.


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