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Selected news clips from local and national media outlets that highlight Boston Medical Center’s programs and experts.

March 2013

Boston Herald - March 18, 2013
BMC clinic treats tot’s growing pains

January 2013

WHDH-TV 7 - January 31, 2013
Living Healthy: 'Healing Paws' Program at BMC Cheers Patients

WHDH-TV 7 - January 3, 2013
Living Healthy: New Hearing Device Gives Renewed Hope

June 2012

Milford Daily News - June 1, 2012
Expert Helps Medway High Parents Promote Resilience

May 2012

South End News - May 31, 2012
Cooling Off Cases of Sunburn

Boston.com - May 31, 2012
Be Well, Boston: Sun Safety

CBS News - May 30, 2012
Researchers Discover Optimism May Lead to Longevity

Wall Street Journal - May 25, 2012
New Surgery Tries a Device to Treat Stubborn Heartburn

Reuters - May 25, 2012
Interpreters May Help Shorten Hospital Stays

Boston.com - May 25, 2012
Be Well, Boston: The Benefits of Breast Feeding

Philadelphia Inquirer - May 24, 2012
A Healthy Partnership When Traditional Medicine Can't Do it All

Boston Globe - May 23, 2012
Funding for State 'Safety Net' Hospitals Approved

Boston.com - May 23, 2012
Be Well, Boston: How Safe are Diet Pills

Boston Globe - May 20, 2012
Keep Brain and Body Active to Age Well

Boston Globe - May 20, 2012
Malden Takes Fourth Annual "Strike Out Colon Cancer" Tournament Crown

Boston.com - May 17, 2012
East Boston baseball squad strikes out colon cancer for fourth straight year

Boston Globe - May 14, 2012
When Does a Person Need to See a Geriatrician?

Boston Herald - May 14, 2012
'BMC Saved Our Lives'

Herald Review - May 11, 2012
Column: Kids React Differently to Loss

Fox 25 Morning News - May 9, 2012
Robotic Surgery: Groundbreaking Procedure Treats Tumors of the Throat

Boston.com – May 7, 2012
Be Well, Boston: How Much of a Threat is Lyme Disease?

Diabetes Forecast Magazine – May 2012
9 Skin Care Tips for Sun Safety

April 2012

Boston Globe – April 26, 2012
BMC Will Put House Calls to the Test

Huffington Post – April 26, 2012
'Care in Your Heart': Homeless Health Care Costs Prompt Experiments on the Margins

South End News – April 26, 2012
Kiddie Migraines: A Headache in Your Stomach?

Time Magazine – April 26, 2012
Drug Addiction, 'Personhood' and the War on Women

New York Times – April 25, 2012
The Criminalization of Bad Mothers

Boston.com – April 23, 2012
Be Well, Boston: The Dangers of Unnecessary Medical Exams and Tests

Huffington Post – April 20, 2012
Daily Chores And Exercise Could Help Ward Off Alzheimer's, Study Suggests

NECN - April 19, 2012
Understanding the Risk of Running in the Heat

Boston.com - April 17, 2012
Be Well, Boston: Is autism becoming more common?

Cape Cod Times - April 15, 2012
Girl, 2, Abused but Her Spirit is Unbroken

Boston Globe - April 9, 2012
What Should You Do if You Get Poison Ivy?

Wicked Local Brookline - April 7, 2012
Maria Badaracco of Brookline Running Marathon as Part of Team BMC

Boston.com White Coat Notes blog - April 5, 2012
Boston Scientists Grow Lung Tissue from Cystic Fibrosis Patients' Skin Cells

Boston Globe - April 3, 2012
Survey Says Mass. Suburbs, Islands Home to Healthiest

Boston Globe - April 1, 2012
Patients Risk Addiction Relapse with Closure of Doctors' Clinics

March 2012

Boston Globe - March 30, 2012
Ruling May Spur Foes to Challenge Mass. Health Law

MSNBC.com - March 26, 2012
Pharmacies deter teens from Plan B, study shows

Boston Globe - March 17, 2012
Harvard Pilgrim Set to Launch a Lower Cost Network

Huffington Post - March 16, 2012
Giselle McDonald, 74 And Homeless, Denied Chemo Because She Lives In Her Car

Boston.com - March 16, 2012
Be Well, Boston: Levels of Trans Fats are Dropping

Dorchester Reporter - March 15, 2012
Trauma Team Helps Victims of Violence at Boston Medical Center

WCVB TV 5 - March 15, 2012
Robotic Surgery Aids Teen's Throat Cancer Fight

WFXT TV 25 - March 14, 2012
Witness to Hunger

WGBH's Callie Crossley Show - March 13, 2012
The New Age of Old Age

Boston.com White Coat Notes blog - March 9, 2012
Photos from the Front Lines of Hunger Displayed at State House to Spur Action

Huffington Post - March 8, 2012
Imaging Tests for Breast Pain Don't Have Significant Benefit, Study Shows

New York Times
Needed: Health Professionals to Treat the Aging

WBUR - March 7, 2012
Boston Homeless Program Plays Behind-the-Scenes Role in New De Niro Movie

WBUR CommonHealth blog - March 6, 2012
Your Brain On Yoga: Practice May Be Effective Treatment For Stress Disorders, Study Finds?> Read More

CNN "Sanjay Gupta, MD" - March 5, 2012
Checking Up on "RomneyCare"?> Read More??

Boston.com - March 4, 2012
Be Well, Boston: Antibiotics and Sinus Infections

February 2012

Boston.com – Feb. 27, 2012
Be Well, Boston: The Effects of Asthma

Boston.com – Feb. 24, 2012
Courting New Togetherness

Huffington Post – Feb. 23, 2012
Beyond Books: Thoughts on Children's Literacy Going High Tech

Boston.com – Feb. 20, 2012
Three Predictors of Future Memory Loss

Herald Tribune – Feb. 17, 2012
Something in the Way You Move Could be a Sign of Dementia

Huffington Post – Feb. 17, 2012
Robert De Niro Film, 'Being Flynn,' to Benefit Elderly Homeless

South End News – Feb. 16, 2012
Gronk Visits Patients at BMC

Boston.com – Feb. 16, 2012
Be Well, Boston: Is Ice Really Good for Sports Injuries?

Boston.com – Feb. 13, 2012
Be Well, Boston: Can You Die of a Broken Heart?

WBUR CommonHealth Blog – Feb. 9, 2012?
Why We Need More Minority Doctors

Boston.com – Feb. 8, 2012
Be Well: The Risks of Binge Drinking

Daily Free Press – Feb. 8, 2012
Hematology Prof. Receives Award for Excellence at BMC

BU Today - Feb. 6, 2012?
Teaching Doctors How to Close Life’s Last Door

Fox News - Feb. 1, 2012
The Health Benefits of Working from Home

January 2012

WBUR CommonHealth Blog - Jan. 31, 2012
What to do for Oxygen-Deprived Newborns? Cool Them Down

Marblehead Reporter – Jan. 25, 2012
Travis Roy Scores with Marblehead Middle Schoolers

Boston Globe - Jan. 29, 2012
Family’s Silence Nearly Cost Fitness Instructor Her Life

South End News - Jan. 25, 2012?
Odd But Real: On Head Banging in Kids

ABCNews.com -  Jan. 24, 2012?
Poor Teens Lack Access to Emergency Contraception

Boston Globe - Jan. 16, 2012 ?
The Doctor Prescribes Clean Air

United Press International - Jan. 12, 2012
Salt, Hypertension Link Clarified

SouthEnd News – Jan. 4, 2012
Pinworms: You Have to Admire Them

Esquire – Jan. 4, 2012
What the Hell Is This Sickle-Cell Trait?

Boston.com – Jan. 4, 2012  
Be Well, Boston: New Year's Resolutions

Associated Press – Jan. 2, 2012
Debate Over Who Needs A Thyroid Check In Pregnancy

December 2011

Improper Bostonian – Dec. 30, 2011
Thinking on Your Feet

Boston Herald – Dec. 26, 2011
Elderly Housing Program Faces Struggles

Boston.com  - Dec. 21, 2011
YMCA Program Helps Hyde Park Residents Avoid or Manage Diabetes

Boston.com – Dec. 21, 2011
Bruins Deliver Holiday Toys to Young Patients at Boston Medical Center

Bruins.NHL.com – Dec. 20, 2011
The B's Stopped by Boston Medical Center

FoxNews.com – Dec. 19, 2011
Pharmacies Mislead Teens on Morning-After Pill

WFXT – Fox 25 – Dec. 16, 2011
Sugary Drink Tax

WFXT-BOS – Dec. 9, 2011
BMC’s Demonstration Kitchen Chef Tracey Burg cooks on FOX

WFXT-BOS – Dec. 9, 2011
BMC’s Food Pantry on FOX

Reuters – Dec.8, 2011
Dating Violence Common Among Teens in the ER: Study

Boston Globe – Dec. 2, 2011
Infant Formula Gift Bags No Longer Sent Home by Most Massachusetts Hospitals

Boston Magazine – Dec. 2011
14 Medical Breakthroughs

November 2011

South End News - Nov. 30, 2011
Fighting Pediatric HIV/AIDS

Boston Herald - Nov. 29, 2011
Boston Medical Center Hands Out ‘Prescription’ for Proper Meals

Boston.com - Nov. 28, 2011
BMC Doctors to Bus Plates for a Good Cause

Boston.com's Daily Dose Blog - Nov. 23, 2011 
7 Mistakes We Make When Treating Colds

Huffington Post - Nov. 23, 2011
6 Reasons Your Family is Good for Your Health

USA Today - Nov. 21, 2011
Want to Beat That Record-Setting Age?

WBUR's CommonHealth Blog - Nov. 18, 2011
Boston Medical Center Jumps into Commercial Health Insurance Market

Boston.com's White Coat Notes Blog - Nov. 17, 2011
Boston Hospitals to Launch Tobacco-Free Campaign

South End News - Nov. 16, 2011
Ten Years of (Food) Service 

Boston Herald - Nov. 14, 2011
Walmart Donation Helps Hospital Buy Food Pantry Delivery Truck

U.S. News & World Report - Nov. 9, 2011
Doctors Might Miss Some Cases of Child Abuse

Boston Business Journal - Nov. 8, 2011
Boston Medical Doc Tackles Mobile App Problems with Startup

Boston.com's White Coat Notes Blog - Nov. 7, 2011
Dr. Gerard Doherty named chief of surgery at Boston Medical Center

Becker's ASC Review - Nov. 7, 2011
6 Quality Measures GI Centers Should Track

Boston.com's White Coat Notes Blog - Nov. 4, 2011
Dr. James Holsapple Named Chief of Neurosurgery at Boston Medical Center

October 2011

WCVB-TV's Chronicle - Oct. 28, 2011 
Hunger

Boston Business Journal - Oct. 21, 2011
Boston Medical Center CEO Brings Her Love for Urban Health Care to the Table

Reuters - Oct. 17, 2011
Preemies Have a Higher Risk of Autism: Study

Boston.com's Daily Dose blog - Oct. 16, 2011
New ADHD Guidelines Could Increase Treatment in Preschoolers and High Schoolers

Boston.com - Oct. 11, 2011
Stanley Cup Visits Boston Medical Center as B's Trophy Tour Nears End

Boston.com - Oct. 10, 2011
Hunger on Main Street and Even Sesame Street

Boston Globe - Oct. 8, 2011
Men are Left to Wonder as PSA Test is Disputed

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