In the News

Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
October 27, 2015

While high doses of aspirin are associated with temporary hearing loss, many other drugs can cause permanent hearing loss and damage. Sharon Curhan (Brigham and Women’s) is quoted.

October 26, 2015

Though tobacco use among teens has decreased since the 1970's, smoking remains a major public health threat and e-cigarettes are a growing concern. Claire McCarthy (Boston Children’s) is quoted. 

October 26, 2015

A research division of the World Health Organization announced on Monday that bacon, sausage and other processed meats cause cancer, and that red meat probably does, too. Jonathan Schoenfeld (Brigham and Women’s/Dana-Farber) is quoted. 

October 26, 2015

Airong Li (Mass General) is mentioned in this article about a new technique for imaging fruit fly hearts over time. 

October 26, 2015

Ajay K. Singh (Brigham and Women’s), Peter Howley (HMS), Ed Harlow (HMS) and George D. Demetri (Dana-Farber) are mentioned in this article about the Harvard Medical School Cancer Biology and Therapeutics program (HMS-CBT), a collaboration between the Qatar Biomedical Research Institute and Harvard Medical School. 

October 24, 2015

In a new study on how often medication errors occur during surgery, researchers report that mistakes were made during almost half of the operations they analyzed. Karen Nanji (Mass General) is an author on the study. 

October 24, 2015

Aaron Stupple (Beth Israel Deaconess) is quoted in this article about a series of “listening booths” sponsored by the Lown Institute, a nonprofit that this week was seeking impromptu input from patients. 

October 22, 2015

Even doctors and nurses don’t always follow the healthy lifestyle choices they recommend for patients to reduce the risk of medical problems like obesity, heart disease and diabetes, a U.S. study suggests. Anupam Jena (HMS) is lead author of the study. 



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