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Recent Media Coverage

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

Dozens of Sick Students, Staff Reported at 3 Boston Schools
WCVB Channel 5, Feb. 4, 2016

Dr. Ward Myers, director of operations, pediatric emergency medicine, comments on the liklihood that nora virus is the cause of four dozen students and staff at local schools getting sick.

Finally: A Sunscreen That Still Lets You Make Vitamin D
Yahoo News, Feb. 2, 2016

A new sunscreen, called Solar D, blocks the sun’s harmful rays, but still lets the body produce vitamin D. Dr. Michael F. Holick, PhD, an endocrinologist at BMC, recently rublished a report on Solar D in peer-reviewed journal PLOS ONE.

WHO Declares Emergency Over Microcephaly — Condition Possibly Linked To Zika Virus
WBUR Radio Boston, Feb. 1, 2016

Dr. Davidson Hamer, director of the Travel Clinic at BMC, spoke with WBUR Radio Boston about Zika, the mosquito-borne virus that’s spreading rapidly in Latin America and the Caribbean.

First Look: Boston Medical Center's New Women and Infants Center
Boston Business Journal, Jan. 26, 2016

The Boston Business Journal provides coverage and a photo gallery of the new Women and Infants Center at BMC, which opened last week.

The Centenarian Tide is on the Rise
CNN, Jan. 25, 2016

Dr. Thomas Perls, MPH, director of the New England Centenarian Study at BMC, comments on the difficulty of collecting good data on centenarians, as well as the death rates and causes of death of those who live to be 100 years old or older.

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

Recent Press Releases

Official press releases issued by Boston Medical Center.

Researcher Warns US Could See Substantial Impact of Zika Virus
Feb. 2, 2016

Boston Medical Center Receives $500,000 Grant to Launch Adolescent and Young Adult Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program
Feb. 1, 2016

Boston Medical Center Receives $2 Million Grant from National Institutes of Health to Study Impact of Ambulance Diversion on Low-Income Patient Populations
Jan. 28, 2016

Boston Medical Center Launches Tax Preparation Program for Families of Pediatric Patients
Jan. 26, 2016

BMC Names Eileen Costello, MD, Chief of Ambulatory Pediatrics
Jan. 25, 2016

Boston Medical Center Opens New Women and Infants Center Featuring Private NICU Rooms
Jan. 21, 2016

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

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