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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
April 18, 2016

Ravi Parikh (Brigham and Women’s) authored this piece about disagreements between doctors and patients regarding end-of-life care.

April 18, 2016

Many experts believe Type 2 diabetes is an incurable disease that gets worse with time. But new research raises the possibility that drastic changes in diet may reverse the disease in some people. George King (Joslin) is quoted. 

April 18, 2016

Daniel L. Shapiro (McLean) authored this opinion piece about how extreme political rhetoric impacts emotions and eventually political decisions.

April 17, 2016

Jeffrey S. Flier (HMS dean) authored this opinion piece about drug prices in the U.S. 

April 17, 2016

F. Stephen Hodi (Dana-Farber) led a study finding that more than one-third of advanced melanoma patients treated with Opdivo, a caner immunotherapy agent, have survived at least five years. 

April 16, 2016

Isaac Kohane (HMS) authored this opinion piece about what the health care system can learn from a video game.  

April 15, 2016

As the U.S. government considers reclassifying cannabis, researchers say easing rules could lead to big advances. Lester Grinspoon (HMS, emeritus) is quoted. 

April 15, 2016

Nearly all doctors believe it’s important to talk with patients about the care they want in their final days. But most physicians work in systems that provide little help, and often don’t know what to say or when to say it, according to a new survey. Ziad Obermeyer (Brigham and Women’s) is quoted. 



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