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July 29, 2015

Angleo Volandes, assistant professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, authored this article on palliative care.

July 28, 2015

The massacre of nine black worshippers at a church in Charleston, S.C., reignites the question: Is extreme racism a mental illness? Alvin Poussaint, professor of psychiatry and faculty associate dean for student affairs, is the author.

July 28, 2015

Individual cells have been turned into tiny lasers. The feat allows cells to be labeled and monitored more accurately, which could boost our ability to track the spread of diseases such as cancer.  Matjaž Humar, research fellow in dermatology at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted.

July 28, 2015

Americans are reporting improved health and better healthcare two years after health insurance became available under the Affordable Care Act, according to a new study published on Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Benjamin Sommers, assistant professor of medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, lead the research.

July 28, 2015

Dr. Thomas P. Stossel, Professor of Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, participated in an interview about pharmaceutical industry.

July 27, 2015

Earlier this month, the federal health program for the elderly proposed to start paying physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants to talk with patients about their end-of-life wishes. Details of the plan are expected later this year, with possible adoption next year. Jennifer S. Temel, associate professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital; Lachlan Forrow, associate professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Susan Block, professor of psychiatry at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Holly Thomas, instructor in population medicine; and Angelo E. Volandes, assistant professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital are quoted. 

July 27, 2015

A new study suggests health care providers might show implicit and explicit bias against lesbian and gay patients. Data collection of patient sexual orientation and gender identity could provide a solution. Harvey Makadon, professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is the author of the article.

July 27, 2015

Last summer the Stoneham resident suffered a devastating brain stem stroke that left her unable to walk, dress herself, or sing a note.  The stroke seemed like a fluke. And yet, strokes are far more common in younger adults than previously thought. Aneesh Singhal, associate professor of neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted. 

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