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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
April 6, 2016

Two recent studies suggest eating full-fat dairy foods instead of their thinner-tasting low-fat or nonfat substitutes may help cut risk for diabetes and obesity. Susanne Rautiainen (Brigham and Women’s) led one of the studies.  

April 6, 2016

Pieter Cohen (Cambridge Health Alliance) led a study finding that some supplements that claim to burn fat contain a stimulant drug that hasn't been approved in the U.S., is banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency and may pose health risks.

April 6, 2016

Smartphone apps claim to help conditions from addiction to schizophrenia, but few have been thoroughly tested. John Torous (Beth Israel Deaconess) is quoted. 

April 6, 2016

Thousands of people 50 and older are diagnosed with HIV each year in the U.S., a development that has significant health care consequences. Christina Psaros (Mass General) is quoted. 

April 5, 2016

A group of Harvard students, with the support of some faculty, has launched a campaign to create a department of family medicine at HMS. Jeffrey Flier (HMS dean), Russell Phillips (Beth Israel Deaconess), Richard Schwartzstein (Beth Israel Deaconess), Kristen Goodell (HMS), Katherine Miller (Cambridge Health Alliance), Lydia Flier (HMS student) and Ashley Shaw (HMS student) are quoted. 

April 5, 2016

This article discusses the future of the NEJM, with it's editor-in-chief, Jeffrey Drazen (Brigham and Women¹s). Jeffrey Flier (HMS dean) is mentioned. 

April 5, 2016

Anupam Jena (HMS) co-authored this opinion piece on how to quantify the value of health care.

April 5, 2016

Emerging research suggests harms may still occur long after cigarettes are extinguished. Jonathan Winickoff (Mass General) is quoted. 

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