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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
January 25, 2016

Scientists increasingly test new treatments on themselves in part to gain insight into improving testing procedures. George Church (HMS) is quoted.

January 24, 2016

This Article discusses the possible benefits of kudzu, a Chinese herb that may help decrease alcohol consumption. David Penetar (McLean) is quoted. 

January 22, 2016

A huge federal trial of personalized cancer medicine has run into an unexpected roadblock: Many of the tumor samples aren¹t robust enough to be put through genetic analysis. Keith Flaherty (Mass General) is leading the trial.  

January 22, 2016

SharingClinic, a kiosk stocked with a collection of audio clips from patients facing a range of illnesses, aims to transform the culture of the hospital by encouraging and facilitating storytelling. Annie Brewster (Mass General) spearheaded the development of the kiosk. 

January 21, 2016

Millions of Americans experience mood change during the winter months, when there is less natural sunlight. This article addresses a few treatment options. Steve Schlozman (Mass General) is quoted.

January 21, 2016

Jae Kang (Brigham and Women's) led a study that suggests people who eat more green leafy vegetables, a good source of nitrate, may significantly decrease their risk of developing glaucoma. 

January 20, 2016

Robert C. Green (Brigham and Women's) writes on people's interest in genetic testing for both prediction and for a better understanding of conditions they or their family members already have. 

January 20, 2016

Two physicians, both LGBT health advocates, explain why LGBT patients may want to share their sexual orientation with their doctors. Harvey Makadon (Beth Israel Deaconess) is quoted. 



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