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

Carl Streed

Doctors Come Out Against Gay Conversion Therapy

U.S. News & World Report – August 8, 2019

Dr. Carl Streed Jr., a primary care physician that treats patients in BMC's Center for Transgender Medicine & Surgery advocates against conversion therapy and the short and long-term harms that it can cause.

Three Hospitals Team Up on $3M Plan to Help Low-Income Families Pay the Rent

Boston Globe – August 6, 2019

BMC, Boston Children's Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital, have committed $3 million to fund housing programs through grants and community organizations. Dr. Megan Sandel, a pediatrician and associate director of BMC's Grow Clinic speaks to the impact that this will make to the overall health of low-income families, with housing security being an important social determinant of health.

A Boston Hospital With a Farm on its Roof Seeks to Inspire Others

Reuters – July 25, 2019

BMC's rooftop farm is inspiring others through the benefits that it provides to the hospital, patients, community, and environment.

Chairman’s File: Podcast – Driving Value by Addressing the Social Determinants of Health

American Hospital Association (AHA) – July 22, 2019

President & CEO Kate Walsh speaks with the AHA Chairman, Brian Gragnolati, sharing her belief that most hospitals and health systems have the capability to improve value, enhance outcomes and the patient experience by addressing social determinants of health.

The Secondhand Harms of Drinking Impact 1 in 5 Adults, Study Says

CNN Health – July 1, 2019

Dr. Tim Naimi, a physician and alcohol epidemiologist at BMC, spoke about the prevalence of secondhand effects of drinking and the need for new methods of intervention.

Recent Press Releases

Official press releases issued by Boston Medical Center.

Researchers Identify Focus Points to Reduce Opioid Overdose Deaths
September 13, 2019

Black, Hispanic Patients More Likely to be Brought to Safety-Net Hospital Emergency Rooms
September 6, 2019

National Study Seeks Earlier Diagnosis of ATTR Cardiac Amyloidosis in Minorities
September 3, 2019

Review: Post Opioid-Overdose Interventions Emerge in U.S.
August 29, 2019

Boston Medical Center Appoints Miriam Komaromy Medical Director of the Grayken Center for Addiction
August 15, 2019

Study: Naltrexone to Treat Opioid Use Disorder During Pregnancy Favorable for Mom, Baby
August 13, 2019

Physicians Call for an End to Conversion Therapy
August 7, 2019

Boston and Cambridge Hospitals Announce Commitment to Enhanced Provider Training and Employee Support for Substance Use Disorders
July 16, 2019

Symptom-Triggered Medication Dosing for Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome Yields Shorter Hospital Stays
July 3, 2019

Polysubstance Use, Social Factors Associated with Opioid Overdose Deaths
May 29, 2019

Embedded Psychiatrist in Pediatric Clinic Improves Evaluation Access, Short-Term Treatment
May 23, 2019

Study: Widespread Testing, Treatment of Hepatitis C in U.S. Prisons Is Cost Effective, improves Outcomes
May 21, 2019

Boston Medical Center Develops Social Needs Screener as Part of Electronic Health Record to Improve Patient Outcomes
May 16, 2019

Reduction and Loss of SNAP Benefits Tied to Increased Food Insecurity and Poor Health among Working Families with Children
May 6, 2019

New Study Finds Test of Protein Levels in the Eye a Potential Predictor of (Future) Alzheimer's Disease 
March 21, 2019

Medications Could Fill Treatment Gap for Adolescents with Obesity
Jan. 24, 2019

Investigators Close In on Best Treatment Guidelines for Critical Limb Ischemia with 1,572 Patients Enrolled in Ongoing Trial
Jan. 22, 2019

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