In the News

Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
May 1, 2016

Leonard Zon (Boston Children’s) has captured the moment when a single cell first becomes cancerous—and he thinks that means an answer to cancer’s origins may be within reach. 

May 1, 2016

This article discusses the scientific debate about why people gain weight. David Ludwig (Boston Children’s) is quoted. 

April 26, 2016

Matthew Gillman (Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute) will lead a long-term study to measure factors that shape the health of children from birth to age 21.

April 22, 2016

Heavy marijuana use in the late teen years puts men at a higher risk for death by age 60, a new long-term study suggests. Kevin Hill (McLean) is quoted. 

April 22, 2016

Jessica Mega (Brigham and Women’s) participated in an interview about her work with Google’s life-sciences division. 

April 22, 2016

Stuart Quan (Brigham and Women’s) authored this opinion piece on the effects of sleep deprivation on candidates during political campaigns.  

April 21, 2016

The first night people sleep in a new place, one of their brain hemispheres remains somewhat alert, a study shows. Steven Stufflebeam (Mass General) and Jyrki Ahveninen (Mass General) are quoted. 

April 21, 2016

Laura Janneck (Cambridge Health Alliance) and Hanni Stoklosa (Brigham and Women’s) co-authored this article about the need for medical care providers to recognize and address human trafficking.



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