HMS News Feed Stay informed via email on the latest news, research, and media from Harvard Medical School. en Long-Term Impact For severe COVID-19 illness, inpatient rehab helps, functional deficits remain for many   By TIM SULLIVAN | Spaulding Rehabilitation Network Long-Term Impact No Cancer Left Behind Gift supports research into rare cancers, community-building By STEPHANIE DUTCHEN No Cancer Left Behind Awards & Recognitions: April 2021 Honors received by HMS faculty, staff and students Compiled by BOBBIE COLLINS Awards & Recognitions: April 2021 An Itching Question Insights at the intersection of the nervous and immune systems point to a culprit behind chronic itch By HALEY BRIDGER | Brigham and Women’s Communications An Itching Question Stopping Tooth Pain Researchers discover why cold induces tooth pain, hypersensitivity By MGH NEWS AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS Stopping Tooth Pain Taking Aim at Racism PME anti-racism task force prepares findings, recommendations By M.R.F. BUCKLEY Taking Aim at Racism Fighting Chaos with Care Why community trust, engagement must be cornerstones of pandemic response By JAKE MILLER Fighting Chaos with Care Habener Receives Gairdner Award HMS professor of medicine at Mass General recognized for transformative research Habener Receives Gairdner Award Unwanted Stability Sturdier spikes may explain SARS-CoV-2 variants’ faster spread By NANCY FLIESLER | Boston Children’s Unwanted Stability Late Detection New research points to concerning delays in TB diagnoses in the United States By EKATERINA PESHEVA Late Detection