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October 20, 2014

While picking up a prescription for cholesterol-lowering medication, about one in 20 people with conditions such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or high blood pressure will also purchase cigarettes, a new study finds. Joshua Gagne, assistant professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, led the research.Read the full article

October 20, 2014

Wesley Boyd, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Cambridge Health Alliance, participated in an interview about the difficulty of accessing the mental health system.Read the full article

October 19, 2014

Jeff Karp, associate professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, participated in an interview about using bio-inspiration, materials science and stem cell biology to develop innovative medical technology.Read the full article

October 19, 2014

Those who practice “mindful commuting” say it brings tranquility to rush hour. Ronald Siegel, assistant clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Cambridge Health Alliance, is quoted. Read the full article

October 18, 2014

Alvin Poussaint, professor of psychiatry and faculty associate dean for student affairs, participated in a Q&A. Read the full article

October 18, 2014

Massachusetts General Hospital is in early discussions with two partners to build a full-service hospital in China.Read the full article

October 17, 2014

The political furor over the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak has revived debate over President Barack Obama’s stalled pick for U.S. Surgeon General. Vivkek Murthy, instructor in medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is the surgeon general nominee.Read the full article

October 17, 2014

The Growing Up Digital (GUD) Alberta project will follow thousands of kids into adulthood to learn about their media exposure and trace their educational, medical and developmental outcomes to finally start answering questions about the effects of digital media. Michael O. Rich, associate professor of pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, is leading the research.Read the full article

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