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Recent Media Coverage

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

Study: Risk Of Hidden Cancer In Gynecologic Surgery Higher Than Previously Thought
WBUR CommonHealth, Nov. 19, 2015

Dr. Rebecca Perkins, pictured left, and Dr. Michael Paasche-Orlow found that undetected cancer among women undergoing a type of minimally invasive hysterectomy or fibroid removal surgery is more common than previously thought.

Emergency Preparedness in Hospital Settings
Nov. 19, 2015

"We can work toward goals as a region rather than an individual institution, because none of us stand alone in an emergency," Maureen McMahon RN, BSN, MS, and director of emergency management at BMC in regards to the Boston Marathon Bombing and other emergency situations.

Antibiotic Reduces Severe Lung Illness in At-Risk Kids
Medpage Today, Nov. 18, 2015

Dr. Robyn Cohen and Dr. Stephen Pelton of BMC contributed to a study which found young children with recurrent lower respiratory tract illnesses were less likely to have additional severe episodes when they received a course of azithromycin at symptom onset.

Children of Same-Sex Parents Fare As Well As Others, Studies Say
The Boston Globe, Nov. 9, 2015

New studies released in the past few months shine an even brighter light on same-sex parenting, which was the focus of a 2013 American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement, co-authored by BMC's Dr. Benjamin Siegel.

Suboxone: A Miracle Drug Or Merely A Step In The Right Direction?
WGBH News, Nov. 9, 2015

"This is a chronic relapsing disease, and people die when they’re not in care," Colleen LaBelle, RN and director of BMC's Office-Based Addiction Treatment program, said in regards to addiction and the treatment drug Suboxone.

For more BMC media coverage, please click to see our Media Coverage Archive.

Recent Press Releases

Official press releases issued by Boston Medical Center.

Study Finds Risk of Undetected Cancer, Pre-cancer in Gynecologic Surgery is Higher than Previously Thought
Nov. 19, 2015

Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine Appoint David C. Henderson, MD, Chief/Chair of Psychiatry
Nov. 16, 2015

Boston Medical Center Receives $1 Million Grant From US Department of Justice to Support Male Survivors of Violence
Nov. 2, 2015

Boston Medical Center Receives $1 Million Grant to Improve Communication between Physicians, Patients Regarding Importance of HPV Vaccination
Oct. 22, 2015

For more BMC press releases, please click to see our News Release Archive.

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