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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
January 19, 2016

A new study suggests that cancer patients in the United States may be twice as likely as those in six other industrialized countries studied to end up in the intensive care unit during their last six months of life. Lachlan Forrow (Beth Israel Deaconess) is quoted.

January 19, 2016

Though prior research warns that sleep deprivation may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, a new, small study suggests that "catch-up" sleep might reverse that risk in the short-term. Frank Scheer (Brigham and Women's) is quoted. 

January 19, 2016

A recent survey of 15,800 physicians across the United States found that 40 percent of physicians reported having biases toward certain groups of patients. Joseph Betancourt (Mass General) is quoted. 

January 19, 2016

Michael Bennett (Beth Israel Deaconess) writes about his experience working with patients with moderate to severe mental illness over the past 30 years. 

January 19, 2016

A medical program for low-income first-time mothers combines social services with the latest in brain science. Charles Nelson (Boston Children's) is interviewed.  

January 19, 2016

A new study led by Alexi Wright (Brigham and Women's) suggests that families of patients dying of cancer felt their loved one had better care and quality of life when they died in a hospice rather than in a hospital's intensive care unit.

January 18, 2016

Doctors are divided over whether yearly checkups are needed even as the Affordable Care Act requires insurers to cover annual exams free of charge. Ateev Mehrotra (HMS) and Allan Goroll (Mass General) are quoted.

January 18, 2016

Article discusses presidential efforts to solve complex biomedical problems over the past few years. Stephen Elledge (Brigham and Women's) is quoted.

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