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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
November 1, 2014

A new magnetic-stimulation machine shows promise for the immediate treatment of depression. Bruce Cohen, Robertson-Steele Professor of Psychiatry at McLean Hospital, led the research. Michael Rohan, lecturer on psychiatry at McLean Hospital, is quoted. 

October 23, 2014

Paul Farmer, Kolokotrones University Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine and head of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, authored this essay about the reasons for Ebola’s rapid spread and how stronger global health systems can help stop it. 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

October 16, 2014

A new study may help settle an industry debate about the quality of new physicians’ training. Read the full articleAnupam Jena, assistant professor of health care policy, led the research. Read the full article

October 15, 2014

Residents of major U.S. metropolitan areas who need a psychiatrist are often likely to come up empty-handed, regardless of ability to pay, new research suggests. J. Wesley Boyd, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Cambridge Health Alliance, is the study’s senior author.Read the full article

October 15, 2014

Harvey Makadon, clinical professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, authored this opinion piece about his experiences as a physician who is also gay, and about creating inclusive environments for caring for LGBT people.Read the full article

October 14, 2014

Previous studies have found a slight increase in coronary heart disease risk among individuals living near major roadways, now new research examines the effect of roadway proximity on sudden cardiac death risk. Jaime E. Hart, instructor in medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, led the research.Read the full article

October 14, 2014

Burnout occurs in all medical specialties but is highest in physicians who practice on the front lines of medicine, including those in emergency medicine and primary care. Russell Phillips, William Applebaum Professor of Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and director of the Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care, is quoted. Read the full article

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