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March 5, 2015

Survivors, emergency workers and the father of a victim gave testimony in the second day of the Boston Marathon bombing trial. Roger Pitman, professor of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted.

March 4, 2015

Arshya Vahabzadeh, clinical fellow in psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, authored this blog post about technology companies that have been stepping forward to focus their resources on projects to help individuals with autism.

March 3, 2015

Abraham Morgentaler, associate clinical professor of surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, discusses his book "The Truth about Men and Sex: Intimate Secrets from the Doctor's Office," that aims to break stereotypes he said have plagued men for years.

March 3, 2015

The negative words we use to describe drug addiction -- "clean" vs. "dirty," "patient" vs. "addict" -- can drive some individuals away from the very help they so desperately need. John Kelly, Elizabeth R. Spallin Associate Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of Addiction Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted.

March 3, 2015

Gene Beresin, professor of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, authored this blog post arguing that the psychological, emotional and moral injuries of war deserve the same recognition as physical injuries. 

March 3, 2015

New DNA evidence suggests that herders from the grasslands of today's Russia and Ukraine carried the roots of modern European languages across the continent some 4,500 years ago. Iosif Lazaridis, research fellow in genetics, is coauthor of the study.

March 3, 2015

The more fried food you eat, the greater your risk for heart failure, a new study says. Luc Djousse, associate professor of medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, is lead researcher. 

March 2, 2015

A growing number of physicians and researchers have grown critical of 30-day mortality as a measure of surgical success. That seemingly innocuous metric, they argue, may actually undermine appropriate care, especially for older adults. Lisa Lehmann, associate professor of medical ethics at Brigham and Women's Hospital, is quoted.

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