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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
April 20, 2015

Maintaining a daily coffee-and-aspirin routine probably isn’t harmful, but it’s too early to say it will protect anyone from cancer. Andrew Chan, associate professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, is mentioned.

April 19, 2015

Tens of thousands of serious medical mistakes happen every year at American hospitals and clinics. While a handful of health care organizations have opted for broad disclosure amid calls for greater openness, most patients and their families still face significant obstacles if they try to find out what went wrong. Robert Truog, Frances Glessner Lee Professor of Legal Medicine, Professor of Anaesthesia at Boston Children's Hospital, is quoted.

April 18, 2015

Researchers are using website data to gauge the effectiveness of public policy, track changes in the market, and learn more about the people who obtain drugs this way. John Brownstein, associate professor of pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital, is quoted. 

April 18, 2015

A blog post about the Football Players Health Study at Harvard University, that aims to produce treatments and methods that will improve the lives of current and future former football players.

April 18, 2015

Nancy Oriol, dean for students and associate professor of anesthesia at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, has been honored by her physician peers as the 2015 Community Clinician of the Year of the Suffolk District Medical Society, one of the district societies of the Massachusetts Medical Society, the statewide professional association of physicians.

April 17, 2015

Continued coverage of the New England Primate Research Center.

April 17, 2015

Humans’ 24-hour circadian clock plays a leading role in glucose tolerance, according to a new study. Researchers have found that, because of body’s circadian rhythm, human glucose tolerance is reduced during the evening hours, even when “day” and “night” times are experimentally reversed. Christopher Morris, instructor of medicine at tBrigham and Women's Hospital, is a study coauthor. 

April 17, 2015

 Nir Eyal, associate professor of global health and social medicine, participated in a Q&A about utility, fairness and risk in health care.

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