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Boston Medical Center news, features, and physicians in local and national media.

To Combat Drug Abuse, Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet
The Boston Globe, Sept. 25, 2015

“Most people who abuse prescription opioids get them from a friend or relative,” said Colleen Labelle, nurse and director or BMC's Office-Based Addiction Treatment Program. BMC is participating in the 10th annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which invites people to drop off unwanted, expired, and leftover medications between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m on Saturday, Sept. 25.

Boston Human Rights Center Could Help Take In Syrian Refugees
WBZ-TV 4, Sept. 24, 2015

Dr. Lin Piwowarczyk, MPH, director and co-founder of the Boston Center for Refugee Health & Human Rights at Boston Medical Center, was recently interviewed by WBZCBS Boston about the refugee crisis in Syria.

SCD: Algorithm Improves Veno-occlusive Episode Care in Kids
Medscape, Sept. 23, 2015

Dr. Patricia Kavanagh, pediatrics, led a quality improvement intervention for vaso-occlusive episodes (VOEs), which has shown that specific interventions can significantly improve emergency department care for children with sickle cell disease.

In Step Toward Genetic Fix, Scientists Pinpoint ‘Achilles Heel’ Of Sickle Cell Disease
WBUR CommonHealth, Sept. 21, 2015

Boston Medical Center hematologist Dr. Martin H. Steinberg, who has researched sickle cell disease (SCD) and treated patients for decades, comments on a new study that attempts to turn back the genetic clock on sickle-cell disease, which could to a possible eventual cure.

Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club Delivers Spark To Kids In Need
WBZ-TV 4, Sept. 15, 2015 

Big shout out to the Buffalo Soldiers Boston who helped raise $10,000 to support The SPARK Center, a BMC program that provides therapeutic, medically-specialized programs for children of all ages to build brighter tomorrows.

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Recent Press Releases

Official press releases issued by Boston Medical Center.

Primary Care-Based Addiction Treatment Lowers Substance Dependence in People with or at High Risk of HIV
Sept. 29, 2015

BMC Reduces Emergency Wait Time, Improves Care for Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease Patients
Sept. 21, 2015

Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders in Primary Care Increases Patient Access
Aug. 31, 2015

Boston Medical Center Finds Education Intervention with Medical Resident Physicians Leads to Improved Understanding of Transgender Issues
Aug. 10, 2015

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